How to Use Pinterest to Get Massive Amounts of New Readers (Guest Post)…

If you have wondered how to use Pintrist to your advantage as an author, well, here you go!

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A reader was confused.

After reading a persuasive blog post about the value of Pinterest, he inquired of the writer, “Is it possible for authors to use Pinterest to get attention to their writing.

I only have one word for this reader and anyone else wondering.


Pinterest has great value for writers and anyone looking to grow their readership due to the vast amount of people using Pinterest.

More than 60% of all consumers get information visually, by looking at pictures. Pinterest is comprised of these graphics, or pins, displayed on virtual bulletin boards.

The answer for writers looking to use Pinterest to grow their audiences is simple—use Pinterest bulletin boards to get interest in snippets of your writing.

How to Use Pinterest Boards to Create Interest in Your Writing

The diagram below shows a basic plot structure. If you make a Pinterest board for each element of your…

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17 thoughts on “How to Use Pinterest to Get Massive Amounts of New Readers (Guest Post)…

  1. Thanks so much for sharing this. I’m always on the lookout for ways to use Pinterest more effectively. I like Pinterest very much, I use it everyday, but I kind of feel I’m not using it as effectively as I could.

    • Hi again Jazzfeathers,
      I have written many articles about how powerful Pinterest is. My latest article is about how the use of group boards gets up to millions of extra eyes on your writing. Thanks for the dialogue and once again for reading what I wrote.

  2. This was interesting. It left me a little confused, though, about hashtags. I had read an article from Pinterest that said NOT to use hashtags on posts. Now I’m wondering which way is more productive.

  3. Gosh I don’t know. I was active for initial months but it seems so flakey. And time consuming! I’m not sure it sells books. People pin visuals but I don’t think they delve behind the images. Just my opinion…

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