This piece was written by Nicole D'Alonzo for socialfresh. I selected it because there are several brands on Pinterest leading the way on experimenting with contests. You can see what they're doing, and maybe you'll get an idea for your company.
Here are some highlights:
**Types of Contests on Pinterest
Users create a pin board under the contest guidelines and brands select the best one
Contest entrants create pinboards and specific images for users to like and/or repin and entrants win based on the amount of likes/repins they receive
Random winners drawn from a pool on entries. People can enter the sweepstakes by repinning an image and/or following a brand on Pinterest
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Pinterest Watch"
Read full article here: [http://socialfresh.com/pinterest-contests/]