Oh So Pinteresting Podcast Episode 002: A Live Chat on Pinterest: An Interview with the Creators

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With Pinterest’s current features, the social capabilities are pretty limited. Those limitations didn’t stop Bethany Salvon from creating and hosting a live event on Pinterest. She called it Pin-Up Live! She hosted it with her sister Bridgette Salvon-Berndt and it was a huge success.

I just happend to stumble across this fascinating event on a Wednesday evening and I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. This was so cool! They were asking questions through pins and people were responding! There was even a sponsor and a prize. I contacted them right away to find out all of the details.

I couldn’t wait to tell the world about the Pin-Up, so of course I wrote a blog post about it that you can read here.


  • Where the idea came from
  • How they got a sponsor
  • Details about pulling it all together
  • How Bridgette grew her Pinterest following to over 1 million

Here’s a look at one of the pins used during the event:



Pretty cool huh? Currently, The Pin-Ups are Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm EST.

Links mentioned during the podcast:


BeersandBeans on Pinterest

Pin-Up Live! board on Pinterest 

Bridgette on Pinterest 

Earmark Invitations



This method could be applied to almost any  niche and is a great way to interact with your followers. Business are looking for new social media marketing methods and I think Bethany and Bridgette came up with a winner. What do you think about a live chat on Pinterest? Would you participate?  Would you host one?

I hope you enjoyed this episode. If you did, I would really appreciate it if you shared it using one of the buttons below 😉 Thanks!

About ohsopinteresting

Cynthia Sanchez is a Pinterest marketing consultant and expert. Cynthia created OhSoPinteresting.com, one of the early leaders in Pinterest education for businesses. Contact Cynthia on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cynthiasanchezrnbsn

  • http://radrecipes.org Jeanne

    Hi Cynthia, I found you via your interview with Leslie. I am very interested in learning how to use Pinterest to promote our blog. I thproughly enjoyed your podcast with Robb as well as the two sisters here. I almost fell over when it was announced that they had a million followers.

    I will be following both your podcasts and your blog from here on out. You do a great job.

    • http://www.ohsopinteresting.com Cynthia Sanchez

      Thanks, Jeanne! I’m so glad you’re enjoying the podcast. I really appreciate you coming by and taking time to leave a comment. I took a peek at your blog and it looks like you’ve got some very “pinnable” content.

      If there are any specific questions you have about Pinterest please feel free to leave them in the comments or on the Facebook page anytime https://www.facebook.com/ospinteresting

  • http://www.digitalsophisticate.com Tanya McGill Freeman

    What a wonderful and informative podcast. This was a great interview and you, Cynthia, are a great interviewer! I learned so much about the power of using Pinterest for contests from this podcast. Thank you so much. Excellent work. Rushing off to spread the word…!

    • http://www.ohsopinteresting.com Cynthia Sanchez

      Thanks Tanya, that really means a lot. 🙂

      Since doing this interview, PinUpLive has only gotten bigger and better. Last week’s had tons of participation.

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