Posted by: bluesyemre | May 9, 2013

University Presses & Libraries Turn to Pinterest to Promote Books

 

  • Big retailers haven’t figured out how to make real money off of Pinterest yet, though one theory holds that the site’s highly visual nature puts people in the mood to click and buy. True or not, university presses and libraries need all the help they can get to gin up sales, so they’re wading into the Pinterest waters and seeing what happens. Alice Northover has created a Tumblr that catalogues a few of the best university presses that have Pinterest pages. The list is a handy map of treasures to be found online. There are the usual, and completely worth checking out, suspects: Of course, Harvard University Press has a page that features, among other things, interviews with Harvard Press authors. Watch mathematician Paul Lockhart, author of Measurementtrip out on parallelograms.

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