There are a few standout ways in which Pinterest varies from other social media sites. While you can “follow” users, and they can “follow” you—it’s not about friends and followers. Instead, it is about generating instant access to engaging visual imagery and informative Pins regarding any and every area of interest. These Pins can then be added to a user’s personal boards for future reference. Anyone can access any other users Pins by the category or keywords related to the Pin. While each Pin can have a bit of text or even a URL, the goal is not the “here’s where I am or what I’m doing” topic of most social media platforms. Instead, a relevant comment regarding the post, and what it represents is standard. Most importantly, unlike Facebook and Twitter where your posts peak engagement is rarely more than 5 days (or a few hours) Pins can continue to show up in search results indefinitely. Buy this Viking Pinterest Marketing Guide and learn how to leverage the power of Pinterest for your business, brand, or other marketing venture!