Hello, and Welcome back to Jacs’s World of Pinterest. Today we are looking at how to start using Pinterest to boost your business.


How To Set Up Pinterest For BusinessHaving read my 5 Golden Nuggets to Maximise your FREE Marketing with Pinterest, you will know that …

A new and exciting world awaits you within Pinterest,

So this week  we are going to get you started and cover the following

  •    whether you need a Pinterest Profile, or a Business Account
  •    how to set up your Pinterest Profile  [Video Tutorial}
  •    how to set up a Business Account with Pinterest  {Video Tutorial}
  •    how to verify your website  [Video Tutorial]



#1 Pinterest Profile or Business Account?


If you are going to use Pinterest purely for personal use, then setting up a profile is perfect. You may even want to have a Business Page and a Personal profile, or several Business Pages. But please note, you will need to use a separate email address for every Account you start.

In late 2012, Pinterest started Business Accounts, and if you are using yours for ANY kind of  promotions or sales in the commercial world, then You need to set up for Business.

The chances are, that in the future, Pinterest will provide more tools and resources for businesses, so it’s wise to start out on the right foot. As yet, there is no advertising on the Pinterest platform, but who knows what the future holds …


#2 How To Set Up A Pinterest Profile


Following the tutorial below will set up a basic pinterest profile for you.


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To Begin Set Up – Go to … Pinterest


#3 How to Set Up A Business Account With Pinterest


If you have a Profile already set up, then you can convert this to Business very simply – many people have set one up from ages ago before the separation existed.

Some people have accumulated a lot of followers on their profile, so if you convert – you get to keep them all. It’s also possible you may have a lot of lovely boards, which you do not want to re-do, so you can convert from personal to business …

Just follow the video below


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To Start Set Up – Go to … Pinterest For Business


#4 How to Verify Your Website For Pinterest


This is something Pinterest require you to do with a Business Account. It activates the Pinterest Analytics, and also provides you with a clickable link back to your website from your Home Page.

To begin, login to your newly set up account.


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If you would like to use the plugin I mention in the video, here it is to download

Pinterest Verify Meta Tag

or you can search for, and add this within your WordPress dashboard, by clicking ‘Add New’ on your Plugin page


Pinterest Homework Actions


#1 Please Follow Me,


AND Lesly Federici, Helen Willsher, Suzie Cheel and a few other friends of yours this week, we will build your boards up before you do mass following, but do make a start.

Lesly and Helen are starting out with Pinterest, and I will showcase their profiles, as examples, as we move through my tutorials – So you want to keep your eye on them!!


#2 Join my Pinterest Power Facebook Group


Jacs Henderson’s Pinterest Power


This will be used as a Forum for questions and discussions about all things Pinterest related.

I will also put all my video tutorials in there for easy access in one place, if you want to work through them later, and I will put links to the Game Of Tribes Blogs.

I will also post New Information as it is released from Pinterest, to keep you up to date with any changes :)


 Go Pinterest!



Pinterest Power



Please Share This Knowledge and Let Me Know in Comments what you’d like to Learn


The next topics on the agenda are:

Setting Up Your Blog To Optimize Pinterest

Features and Benefits of Pinterest – A Journey inside Your Account …


Here are some resources:


To your online success



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