Can someone explain Pinterest to me, and what makes it so great? I typically use Delicious to bookmark interesting stuff, and weheartit to find cool images (including the one above). From what I can tell about Pinterest, it seems to replace both of those services. But maybe I misunderstood.
I am NOT an early-adopter type. I’m usually one of the last to get on board with trendy or newer-and-better websites. I’ve only started using Delicious in the past year or two. For years I stuck with little-known Bibliophil for book tracking, even though everyone told me Goodreads was much better. They were right, as I discovered when I eventually made the switch. And of course, I just gave in to Twitter a few months ago. Those are only a few examples.
Semi-related: after my too-short stint at Blissfully Domestic, I’m interested in similar opportunities at other sites. But most of the contributor-heavy sites I’ve found (Babble, The Stir, etc.) are only for moms. :| I’d also prefer to write stuff that matters in some way and doesn’t exist purely to get pageviews (which eliminates a lot of other sites). I feel like I’m letting myself down by not pursuing more writing opportunities, but I don’t really know where to look. It’s discouraging.
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