ESIG: Pinterest for Business – Making the Most of Your Visual Content


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Pin it and pin it often! Add Pinterest to your must-have social media toolkit for any creative or people-oriented business; it’s a fun online sharing tool that can help business communicators attract attention for your products and services while looking great doing it.
 
Join the Blinds.com (aka: blindsdotcom on Pinterest) marketing team’s very own PR and Social Media Manager Katie Laird (aka: happykatie on Pinterest) as she shares her insights on this great visual promotion tool and reveals the new audiences you can reach with the click of a Pin It! button.
 
Best practices, tips for Pinterest promotions and examples of businesses both small and large that Pin it to win it will be shared, as well as inspirational pin strategies you can replicate on your own! It's not just for cool recipes and fun DIY home projects; Pinterest just might be the most enjoyable audience builder you’ve used yet. Find out more with Katie and IABC ESIG on May 10.

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Reservation deadline is at 11:00 a.m. the day before the event. Online reservations and credit card payments will not be accepted after this deadline. Please pay with cash or check payable to IABC/Houston ESIG at the door if you do not pay online. Because meals must be ordered the day before the event, cancellations cannot be accepted after the deadline. No shows will be billed.
 
This progam is brought to you by the Trends Task Force, including Pam McConathyClaudia Herring and Alise Isbell.
Speaker Katie Laird
PR and Social Media Manager Blinds.com Katie Laird is the PR and Social Media Manager for Blinds.com, America’s #1 blinds store.   She oversees internal and external communications, media/ blogger relations and public relations efforts with the gusto that only a home design obsessed Web geek can.   You’ll find ...

PR and Social Media Manager
Blinds.com


Katie lairdKatie Laird is the PR and Social Media Manager for Blinds.com, America’s #1 blinds store.


 


She oversees internal and external communications, media/ blogger relations and public relations efforts with the gusto that only a home design obsessed Web geek can.


 


You’ll find Katie leading the charge in online community building for Blinds.com, blogging on The Finishing Touch interior decorating blog (http://blog.blinds.com) and connecting everyday decorators to brilliant home ideas on the coolest Social Media channels out there.


 


With an extensive background in Web marketing, technology and Social Strategy, Katie is a champion of connecting online do-it-yourself-ers with products and experiences that count. 


 


Katie’s extensive public speaking history includes South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), the Mom 2.0 Summit, the American Marketing Association (AMA) and many more. You may have also seen her guest lecturing at Rice University or being featured in the NY Times, CNN.com, Dublin Public Radio and elsewhere across the globe.


 


Ever the online and offline active community member, Katie is an active participant in nonprofit, hoop dancing, crafting and parenting networks. Visit her blog at happykatie.com, listen to her entrepreneur radio show at thebusinessmakers.com and draw your heart out with her life drawing club houstonsketchy.com.  

 

Full Description
Organizer IABC Houston

Event Contact
Rob Bartlett
(713) 962-8033
bartlett@b-creative.com
http://b-creative.com

Event Coordinator
Beverly Freeman
(713) 301-6440
beverly@freecomm.us

When?

Thu, May 10, 2012
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Event has ended

Where?

LaGriglia
2002 West Gray
Houston, TX 77019
USA