Do you have interesting information to share on Pinterest, and you don’t have a picture to explain it? Now you can pin quotes and share with your friends on Pinterest. “Pin A Quote” will help you turn ordinary texts to image quotes. All you have to do is simply highlight the text that you intend to pin and turn it to an image with just a few mouse clicks.
Everything is web-based, and turning texts to quotes happens at lightning speed. Also, the process is very simple and straight forward. So you don’t have to worry about wasting time on a long, complicated process.
How to Turn Texts to Quotes and Pin on Pinterest
First, you need to install “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet on your bookmark bar. Both the Pro and the Standard versions allow pinning of quotes, but the Pro version provides more features like changing of fonts and background colors. This is very useful for people who would like to maintain their brand colors in pinned quotes.
Get “Pin A Quote” Bookmarklet
This is the first thing you should do to make pinning quotes easy for you. Go to “Pin A Quote” website. Locate a rectangular bar labeled “Pin A Quote”.
Move your mouse cursor to the top of the rectangular bar. The cursor will change so that you can click, hold and drag the bar.
Drag it to your bookmarks toolbar, and ensure your cursor displays a dotted rectangular figure before you release your grip.
That’s it. You have a “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet on your toolbar. Here’s how the bookmarklet will appear on Firefox browser toolbar.
Now you can start turning texts to quotes very easily.
How to Turn Texts to “Pinnable” Quotes and Pin them on Pinterest
Now that you have “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet, the next step is to start turning ordinary texts to quotes. When you come across an interesting text or post title, simply highlight the text. Then, click on “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet on your bookmark toolbar.
Here’s an example using a post title on TechNorms.com.
After clicking on “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet, a box will appear for you to edit your text. Here, you will discover the distinction between the Pro version and the Standard one. The PRO version allows you to change quote font, author font, background color, quote color and author color; whereas the Standard version does not.
After editing your text, click on the red button labeled “Post” at the bottom of the box. Note that you can delete the highlighted text and add a more personal quote instead. The quote will still link to the url of that page.
When you click “Post”, Pinterest page will open in a new window. Here, you can properly describe your pin and then “Pin It” and also share on Facebook and Twitter.
Alternatively, you can pin and also share on the page that opens on a new tab. The page shows exactly how your pin will appear.
As you can see, the image has a white background with texts written in black ink. Here are more pins made with “Pin A Quote”
How Bloggers Can Use This Service Effectively
Here’s one idea for bloggers – Go to your most popular posts. Locate interesting points and pin them as quotes. If you can’t find any particular point in a post, enter your own text (what excites you about the post) and turn it to a quote. It could be a little joke or an helpful tip, just something that could go viral on Pinterest.
Share your idea in the comments below for others to learn.
Start Pinning Quotes