How to Create a Pinterest Account
Many offices have a pinboard which lets people pin things such as fun pictures from a vacation, shots from a team outing and so much more. One of the limitations of a physical pinboard is that it can only be viewed by you or by the people in your office. This is where Pinterest comes in.
Pinterest is a digital pinboard which is online. The Pinterest website says that Pinterest lets you share and organize all of the beautiful things you find on the web.
Pinterest generates more than 400 million page views every month and so its easy to see why businesses would be interested in it. The ability to share images from your business online to such a large audience makes Pinterest an interesting proposition for businesses around the world.
If you’d like to know how to create a Pinterest account, you’ve stumbled upon the right article. There are three ways of going about creating an account. You can sign up with your Facebook account information, your Twitter account information or you can sign up by entering an email address and using it to create a Pinterest account.
How to set up a Pinterest account with Facebook or Twitter
To create a Pinterest account with Facebook or Twitter, you need to provide Pinterest with your login details to either your Facebook or Twitter account. This includes your personal login name and password.
One of the main advantages of using your Facebook or Twitter login for Pinterest is that Pinterest will be able to see your friends and followers and will be able to sync the data. If you don’t connect your Facebook or Twitter to your Pinterest, you’ll have to add most of your connections again which could be a very time-consuming process. It’s also easier for most people to remember one login over two logins.
How to set up a Pinterest account without using Facebook or Twitter
Signing up for Pinterest without Facebook or Twitter is really simple. All you’ll have to do is create a username and follow up by confirming the email address you will sync with your Pinterest account. Don’t worry about your Pinterest username too much because you can always change it later.
After entering all of the required details, finish up by going to your email account and clicking on the confirmation email that Pinterest will send you. The email will have a link that you must click which will bring you back to Pinterest’s website resulting in a confirmation that the email account you’ve provided is yours.
How to set up a business Pinterest account
If your company is interested in setting up shop on Pinterest, your company can sign up for a free business account. It is different from a regular account because a business account grants a user a couple of advantages. Some of the advantages are that you’re able to use buttons and widgets. If you’re interested in signing up as a business, you can sign up through this page. (https://business.pinterest.com/en)
Pinterest has many incentives to create an account. Some of Pinterest’s large list of incentives is that you can comment on pictures and post with a free account. Pinterest has done this so that you have many reasons to register instead of being a lurker.
Businesses all over the world recognize the value they can get from using Pinterest simply from all the buzz that the platform is generating. If you aren’t on Pinterest yet, you’re doing yourself a huge disservice. Check it out right now.