iOS app allows users to easily share their passions and expertise by tapping the new Pinterest button within the app to “Pin” their favorite guides
San Francisco, CA – Snapguide, the new iOS app and web service for those that want to create and share step-by-step “how to guides,” today announced that any Snapguide users with the Pinterest mobile app installed can now easily “pin” their favorite guides to Pinterest with just the tap of a button. This is the first mobile Pinterest integration of its kind and makes sharing seamless between the apps.
Users will now find Pinterest in Snapguide’s sharing options if they have the latest version of the Pinterest app installed. When they see a guide they love, they can tap the Pinterest button and then choose an image to pin. Once the Pinterest app opens, they will tap the pin button and they are all done! The image gets pinned to their board and they return to Snapguide – easy as that.
Snapguide is available in the App Store at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snapguide/id421477397?ls=1&mt=8
Snapguide, which features thousands of user created guides, provides easy to understand instructions for a wide array of topics including cooking, gardening, crafts, repairs, do-it-yourself projects, fashion tips, entertaining and more. Users are invited to submit their own guides, so that they can share their passions and expertise with the Snapguide community. Snapguide is funded by leading venture and angel investors: Index Ventures, Atlas Venture, SV Angel, Dave Morin and Michael Arrington.
“With millions of users ‘pinning’ their interests to Pinterest everyday, it was a natural fit to make it easy to ‘pin’ your favorite guides,” said Daniel Raffel, founder and CEO of Snapguide. “Snapguide is about sharing your passions and expertise this new integration with Pinterest will make that easier and more rewarding than ever.”
Features of Snapguide include:
- Discover new things. Explore step-by-step guides on topics from cooking to crafts. Guides are viewable on the web, mobile phones, and tablets.
- Create your own guide. Use your iPhone to snap pictures and videos of your project. Add captions using voice-to-text or type them in by hand.
- Learn together. Connect with people who share your interests. Comment on a Snapguide and privately message other users.
- Share with others. Post guides to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and send via email.
Creating and sharing a Snapguide is easy and fast and can be completed in realtime by taking pictures and videos on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and then adding captions to describe each step. Documenting a project and sharing your knowledge has never been this easy. Snapguide features voice dictation powered by Nuance to ensure that spoken text is accurate and reliable.
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Snapguide was created by a small, passionate team in San Francisco, California and was founded by Daniel Raffel and Steve Krulewitz. Daniel was previously the product lead on Yahoo! Pipes. Prior to Yahoo! he worked as a chef at Per Se in NYC. Steve is an accomplished software engineer who previously worked on Google Chrome.
The company is funded by a group of successful entrepreneurs including Michael Arrington (Crunchfund), Gary Clayton, Jeff Fagnan (Atlas Venture), David Lee (SV Angel), Dave Morin (Slow Ventures), and Mike Volpi (Index Ventures).