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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pinterest Marketing by Christine Martinez, Barbara Boyd

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Pinning Options

The important thing to remember when pinning from a website is to use an original source, or a permalink. Using original sources helps ensure the image owner is properly credited. A permalink, short for permanent link, is the URL that links to a specific story or post, as opposed to a link to the overall website or a single web page. Permalinks allow people to access the original image or the blog, article, instructions, etc. associated with the image.

Because you’re using Pinterest for promotional and commercial purposes, you want to be sure you have permission to use the images you pin. At the time of writing, this is still a controversial area, and you’ll want to check with your legal representative as to how to best handle ...

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