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Pinterest Board for Great Hubs

  1. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    Hey guys, are you on Pinterest? If so, check out my board "Hubs Worth Reading". I am currently accepting more pinners, as well as recommendations for pins! Happy hubbing smile

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    1. ChristinS profile image95
      ChristinSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I use Pinterest a lot for promoting hubs.  Would be happy to join in.  I just followed your board.  smile

    2. raymondphilippe profile image82
      raymondphilippeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Kathleen,
      Also followed you and your boards on pinterest . Also have a board dedicated to hunpages http://www.pinterest.com/iamraymondphili/hubpages/

    3. marieloves profile image81
      marielovesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would love to join. I followed you (under Marie M.) and would love a follow back.

    4. Ericdierker profile image52
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I look forward

    5. The Examiner-1 profile image74
      The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes I am Kathleen and I am following your board.

      1. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
        Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I cant find you! :-O What is your username on pinterest?

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
          The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Look up Kevin G on Pinterest. I also have  link on my profile here at HP.

          1. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
            Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            lots of Kevin G's! Lucky for me I saw the bird picture!

            1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
              The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

              I never looked it up, that bird goes with me everywhere. It was my favorite when I first started bird watching many years ago.

          2. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            I'm following you at P; love your boards on animals, especially the bird photos.

    6. LuisEGonzalez profile image87
      LuisEGonzalezposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Glad to see the effort as every little bit  helps.

      1. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
        Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Yes! I am stoked by the fantastic support so far, I am headnig back over to the board now to make more updates smile

  2. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    Awesome smile Just added you!

    1. alkanarula profile image60
      alkanarulaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Kathleen I followed u ...do follow me back smile

  3. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image99
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 4 years ago

    Just followed the board and would love to be added.  I love to pin.  Thanks.

  4. Janellegems profile image67
    Janellegemsposted 4 years ago

    I am on Pinterest- under Janelle Priscilla.  I do post a lot of my Hubs on various boards. I just starting following you on pinterest. Love if you followed me back. Thanks.

    1. raymondphilippe profile image82
      raymondphilippeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Janelle,

      Follwed you too on pinterest

  5. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    Absolutely! Ill go on now smile

  6. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    thanks guys! following and adding now smile so glad to have you all!

  7. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 4 years ago

    I checked my pages but I don't have any worth reading.  So I just put a link to piece of crap instead on my own garbage board.

    Pinterest banned me a while back anyway.  Remember the nine in ten rule.

    tbh Pinterest never did anything for me.  Some people do OK with it.

    1. SpaceShanty profile image95
      SpaceShantyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nine in ten rule?  Please explain.

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
        Mark Ewbieposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        You are supposed to post nine of other people's stuff to one of your own.  It is an unwritten standard rule for sharing - FB, Reddit, wherever.

        I wish you hadn't brought me back to this thread - but as I am here...

        What is the point of this post and this board?  Is it to get people playing the look-at-me-look-at-you circle?  Does that help either the writers or HP advertisers?

        If it is truly 'great' hubs then presumably an editorial board would be set up and maybe select one hub per day - plus nine posts from other sites and other 'great' writers of course.

        But it isn't that - is it?

        In my opinion it will be another reason why Pinterest will - yet again - ban HP in a while.

        There you go.  I had been trying not to come back...

        Personally I loathe, detest and hate the sharing circles.  But hey - maybe it is just me.

        1. SmartAndFun profile image97
          SmartAndFunposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          This is exactly what I was thinking when I saw this thread. These things always start off with great intentions but end up getting HP banned from Pinterest, and the board gets filled up with random hubs that don't really belong together.

          I hope I am wrong and this works out well, bringing in thousands of hub views for everyone joining in.

          1. Ericdierker profile image52
            Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Wow what anger and frustration. How sad.

            1. SmartAndFun profile image97
              SmartAndFunposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              ????

            2. psycheskinner profile image82
              psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              Frustration at something that has already happened twice--All of Hubpages getting banned from Pinterest because of spamming.

  8. Sue Adams profile image95
    Sue Adamsposted 4 years ago

    Hello Kathleen,
    What a good idea. I followed you, follow me back so I can start pinning on your board. My Pintrest name is SueAdams (one word), same avatar.
    And thank you for giving us another promotion outlet.

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Following you too, SueAdams! Nice variety of boards!

  9. profile image0
    spahi992posted 4 years ago

    Followed you, follow me back.

  10. alkanarula profile image60
    alkanarulaposted 4 years ago

    I am there too @Kathleen and @Sue Adams

  11. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    Hey guys! Im going on now to follow back and add new pinners. If an hour goes by, and you arent added, let me know, I am trying to make sure I got everyone!

    1. profile image0
      spahi992posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the add

  12. Thelma Alberts profile image91
    Thelma Albertsposted 4 years ago

    I have the same name there in Pinterest. I would love to join you Guys. Thanks for the info.

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I followed you too. smile

  13. Purpose Embraced profile image97
    Purpose Embracedposted 4 years ago

    I'm following your board Kathleen.

  14. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 4 years ago

    I'm on Pinterest, Kathleen, I'd love to be a part of this. Should I log on to find you or just pin one of your hubs?

    1. ologsinquito profile image90
      ologsinquitoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Please feel free to follow my group board named Natural Remedies and Healthy Lifestyle, if you'd like to be invited. Sometimes the invites don't work, so if it doesn't let me know, and I'll keep trying, or I'll let you know that I had trouble.

      Here's the link.

      http://www.pinterest.com/ologsinquito/n … lifestyle/

      1. Ericdierker profile image52
        Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Right on, I love your stuff! Thank you.

  15. ologsinquito profile image90
    ologsinquitoposted 4 years ago

    Eric, the invite didn't work this time. I'll try again tomorrow. If it persists, the only way around that seems to be email.

    1. Ericdierker profile image52
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      My friend it will work in time. I live each day on borrowed time and so any wait is like a time that I did not have yesterday. You do so much for our hurting cancer patient community I will follow you anywhere you breathe life. Thank you

      1. ologsinquito profile image90
        ologsinquitoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the kind words Eric, but I need to give all credit in this area to hubber Kelley Eidem. He's the resident expert.

  16. ChristinS profile image95
    ChristinSposted 4 years ago

    Pinterest has a feature now where you make group boards for sharing content by topic - I think sharing favorite Hubs on this board with other hubbers hardly constitutes Spam.  What is spamming is taking ones own hubs and posting only those, or repeat posting over and over and over again to multiple different boards etc. 

    I have used Pinterest successfully and I share hubs a lot - I also share a lot of other material and have well-developed boards that a significant number of people follow.  I've been on group boards before and if they are handled right and people don't abuse the rules, they shouldn't result in an HP ban.

    1. psycheskinner profile image82
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      We shall see.
      In the past they didn't banned individual hubbers, they banned the entire Hubpages. I think it is a reasonable concern that they could do so again because they actually do treat us as if we are just one entity.

      1. ologsinquito profile image90
        ologsinquitoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        For this reason, I only pin a limited number of hubs per day, my own and others. I also do a lot of re-pinning on topics of interest.

  17. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    If spamming becomes an issue, I will cut people from the board, but right now it is working out great. I wasnt aware of the past problems with HP and pinterest

  18. Kathleen Odenthal profile image94
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    I was unaware of previous issues between HP and Pinterest, but thank you for alerting me as I can keep an eye on what gets shared, how often it gets repinned and ensure that the board doesnt become spammy. Right now, it is working out pretty well I think

 
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