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Getting Started

If you are just beginning your pin adventure, chances are that you found these little treasures during a trip to a Disney park. You may have been given a free lanyard and pin through a travel company, maybe your kids talked you into buying a starter set of their favorite Disney character or movie, or maybe the shiny pins just caught your magpie eye! However it happened, you now find yourself hungry for more information on collecting and the pins themselves. Luckily you've found PinPics, the premier resource for Disney pin collecting and trading. Below you can learn some of the rules and tips for park trading, and also how to set up your PinPics account and trade assistant, bringing the magic straight to your mailbox!

Pin Trading

Now that there are some basics laid out, let's have a closer look at trading itself and what the proper etiquette for park trading!

How to Build a Collection

Beginning a collection can seem overwhelming at first. The key to pin trading is to always pursue the pins you feel are special, and to build your collection with pins you enjoy. There are many questions a collector asks when they first begin, but some of these questions can only be answered by you. The framework for building a collection is the same for all; it's the collector who makes each collection unique and interesting.

Getting Started

Creating an Account on PinPics

Creating an Account on PinPics

Pin Basics

Pin Basics

Set Up Your Profile

Set Up Your Profile

Catalog Your Pin Collection

Catalog Your Pin Collection

Home Page Tutorial

Home Page Tutorial

Add a New Pin

Add a New Pin

Pin Trading

Trading in the parks

Trading in the parks

Search Tips & Tricks

Search Tips & Tricks

Profile Page Tutorial

Profile Page Tutorial

Trade Assist Tutorial

Trade Assist Tutorial

Trade Your Pins

Trade Your Pins

Bulding a Collection

Taking Inventory of your Collection

Taking Inventory of your Collection

Choosing What to Collect

Choosing What to Collect

Buying Pins Online

Buying Pins Online

Limited Edition and Disney Auction Pins

Limited Edition and Disney Auction Pins

Artist Proof & Pre Production Guide

Artist Proof & Pre Production Guide

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