Last year I posted To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question (but not for long!), and this year I’m asking “to pin or not to pin?” Should I start a Pinterest account, or is it just one more social media platform to take up time I don’t have?
I’m sure I’d get to meet some great people on Pinterest just as I have on Twitter. There’s sure to be plenty of inspiration and practical ideas on faith and writing and a whole host of other subjects. It would be a more visual way to save and share things that interest me — much better than my long list of unorganized Twitter favourites and browser bookmarks — and besides, Pinterest looks like fun.
But even with my weekly social media Sabbath, I think I already have too much screen time in my life. Am I really up for more? And will it contribute to my writing, or be just one more avenue of distraction and procrastination? If I add Pinterest, what could I cut out?
As I mull this over, I keep returning to the following great links:
Is Pinterest Right for You?
So far my answer is still “maybe.” I need to know more about making Pinterest-ready pictures and think more about my time.
Is Your Blog Pinterest Worthy?
Sharp-eyed readers will notice that I’ve already added a Pinterest sharing button to the end of each post, but other than that my answer to this question is “not yet.”
34 Strategic Ways You Can Use Pinterest
If I decide to open a Pinterest account, this post will definitely be my guide — so clear for a beginner like me, yet comprehensive. It’s giving me a lot to think about even now.
Writing/Reflection Prompt: If I join Pinterest, will I see you there? Why or why not?
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