Pinterest is a free website to add your webpage and get back-linked for search engine optimization (SEO). To be sure it’s a powerful site to increase the traffic of your webpage. It’s very much easy to use and it works very fast. Just you have to know some easy techniques. However, the present article will guide you to create a pinterest account and add your webpage to get increased traffic.
How to create a pinterest account
First, visit https://www.pinterest.com/login/?referrer=home_page. You may continue with Facebook, or you may Log in with Google, or you may sign up a new account using your Email or phone number. Please note that you should select the pinterest business account. Once you have created your pinterest business account, get logged into your account.
Then, put the cursor on the icon (your profile picture will be shown here later) in the right upper corner. A list including My profile, Settings, Help, and Logout will be shown. Click on Settings. You’ll see the page below.
To say nothing of, you have to set every information of all categories shown on this page. The categories are:
- Business Account Basics
- Home feed
- Social Networks
It’s important to discuss one thing that how would you set your website in your profile. You’ll see the website option in your profile. Put your website link in that option. Click on Confirm website. Therefore, pinterest will provide you a HTML code. Copy the HTML code shown in the Confirm your website window and paste it between <head> and </head> just above <?php wp_head(); ?> of the Theme Header (header.php). To access the Theme Header (header.php) you have to go through this way, Appearance->Editor->Theme Header (header.php).
Next, when you complete updating the file, go back to pinterest and click on Finish shown in Confirm your website window. After doing that you have to wait for a while until pinterest examine your website and approve. Once pinterest approves your website, your site is back linked. Now, your pinterest account is well set for starting the tour.
Create your first board
Especially to create your first board, you should select an appropriate board name first. The board name must match with the topics of your webpage. Suppose you write blogs on fitness. So it’s wise to keep your board name related to fitness.
Next, click on the ‘+’ sign of Create board option. Write the name of your board. Click on Create. You have completed your board creation.
If you want, you can edit your board according to the given options. Try to give a good description and set a good cover of your board. Because these two things will help to make the positive impression on the readers’ mind and as a matter of fact they may follow the board or they may visit your site.
Create your first pin
First, get the Pinterest Save Button in your browser. One can save pin following two ways. The below are the ways:
- Click on the ‘+’ sign of Save Pin. You’ll see a Save from window. You can save your pin either from the web or from Your device. Browse your page selecting the web option or browse your picture or whatever you want to save in your board selecting Your device option.
- Go to the page or picture or whatever you want to save in your board. Keep the cursor on the desired item. You’ll see the Save Pin button. Click on the button.
For both ways you’ll see the Choose board window. Choose your board from the list. Your desired page or picture will be saved in that board.
Follow boards and people of same interest
Now search for the boards, pins, and people related to the topics of your page. Start to pin topics, follow boards, and follow people of your common interest. In return, they will follow you and your boards. They’ll also save your pins. Try to follow related boards and people as much as possible. Also try to save related pins as much as possible. After a while, the traffic of your page will be increased which will help your page to be shown on the first page of search engines. This is a nice technique for SEO.