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Unlock the Power of Pinterest

Lesson 8 of 46

Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Search


Unlock the Power of Pinterest

Lesson 8 of 46

Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Search


Lesson Info

Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Search

in this video, you're going to learn how to search on Pinterest. And before we get started, I just want to put it out there that the search feature is a little tricky on Pinterest, meaning that you can't go unnecessarily and search for one of your pins and be able to find it. Pinterest is constantly refreshing and rolling results so that you might not always be able to see content you've pinned also the same that it is important to understand that you should always be able to find your account. You shouldn't have a hard time finding your particular account. The only thing you might not be able to find is a specific pin that you've pinned. But the search feature is in the top left of the Pinterest home page, and at any point you could go in here and search for brands. You can search for actual images. You could search by concepts, say, like wedding. So if I type in wedding up here, you'll notice a couple of cool things. First of all, you'll notice this show pins from, and this is where ...

I can actually choose if I want to search for wedding from all pins on Pinterest or for just my pin. So right now it's just showing different content on Pinterest that either has the term wedding in the board title or actually, in the caption of the pin. Now I could select just my pins, and I don't have any wedding pins. But if I did, that's what would show here. So you can go back toe all pins and you'll notice that the second feature is up here pins, boards or Penner's. So this air, all of the wedding pins. These are all of the boards that air titled Wedding and these air all of the Pinter's that have the word wedding in them. So if you're looking for accounts to follow that, maybe have the term wedding, you would want to search for Penner's. But if you were just looking for search results, you just wanted to see different types of pins about weddings. You would stick to this main pin area, so that's how you use Pinterest search again. It is not, you know, foolproof. You're not going to be able to find your wedding pin necessarily in here, but as a general rule of thumb, this is how you find content around a category and specifically how you locate accounts say I wanted to search for a particular brand like Nordstrom. This is the best way to locate them. On Pinterest is to look directly for their pinning account, which would be right here. So there you haven't easy step by step tutorial of how to search on Pinterest.

Class Description

Looking for a free, powerful tool to attract clients and grow your brand? Join marketing maven Melanie Duncan for a three-day workshop that will teach you everything you need to know about harnessing the power of Pinterest.

Melanie will describe how you can use Pinterest to effectively communicate your company’s mission, perspective, and product. You’ll explore selecting content that best supports your brand, attracting the ideal audience to your page, and implementing monetizing strategies. You’ll also learn about using watermarks and other tools to protect your unique voice and intellectual property.

By the end of this course, you’ll be ready to create a compelling, dynamic Pinterest presence that will drive sales, spark conversation, and attract loyal customers.


  1. Bonus Video with Purchase: Create/Convert to a Business Account
  2. Bonus Video wtih Purchase: Business Resource Center
  3. Bonus Video With Purchase: Your Profile
  4. Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Create Boards
  5. Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Edit Your Pins
  6. Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Follow
  7. Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Pin
  8. Bonus Video With Purchase: How to Search
  9. Bonus Video With Purchase: Liking and Commenting
  10. Day 1 - Pre-Show
  11. Intro & Power of Visual Marketing
  12. Using Pinterest as A Business

    Get tips on using Pinterest to grow your business.

  13. Business Pinterest Account Q&A
  14. What's Working Now on Pinterest
  15. What's Working Now Pt. 2 & Q&A
  16. Guest Instructor: Christine Tafoya
  17. Q&A with Christine & Melanie
  18. Get More Clients
  19. Student Hot Seat
  20. Final Q&A
  21. Day 1 - Wrap-Up
  1. Day 2 - Pre-Show
  2. How to Build Pinterest Followers
  3. Build Followers: Expert Panel
  4. Promoting Content with Crystal Palecek
  5. Traffic Strategies: Crystal & Melanie
  6. Increasing Traffic from Pinterest
  7. Hot Seat: Adam / Artful Gentleman
  8. Launch a Pinterest Contest
  9. Contest Marketing & Follow-up
  10. Contests Recap & Final Q&A
  11. Day 2 - Wrap-Up
  1. Day 3 - Pre-Show
  2. Building Your Email List with Pinterest
  3. About Me Pages & Q&A
  4. Building Your Brand with Images
  5. Q&A & Student Hot Seat
  6. Branding & Design with Christine Tafoya
  7. Branding Hot Seat: Artful Gentleman
  8. Branding & Design Hot Seat
  9. Christine Tafoya's Graphics Package
  10. Student Hot Seat & Q&A w/ Christine Tafoya
  11. Thank Yous & Devin Duncan
  12. Optimizing Your Website
  13. Workshop Recap
  14. Day 3 - Wrap-Up


a Creativelive Student

What an incredible amount of GREAT information that Melanie gives in this course! I couldn't watch it all live, but I saw enough in about 30 minutes to know I had to have it and so I bought it and it is worth EVERY PENNY! I can't wait to start utilizing all the great info to make my Pinterest boards work for me and have more fun pinning! Thank you CreativeLive and Melanie!


So glad I saw this and got it to keep. With just a few tweaks, I turned my non-active boards into active boards and quadrupled my followers in just a few days. This spilled over into site traffic AND major lead generation for my mailing list. Thanks for the inspiration, Melanie.

Michelle Smith

Awesome learnt so much thank u