Build a Pin

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What are Pins?

Pins are ideas that people on Pinterest find and save from around the web. People can search them, save the ones they like and click on a Pin to learn more. As a business, you can create Pins to exhibit your products and ideas, and you can link them back to your website. If you have an advertiser account you can also promote your Pins.  

Build a Pin

  1. Open your Pinterest business account

  2. Click   in the top right-hand corner and click Create Pin
  3. Add an image to create a Pin
    • Click   to upload an image
    • Drag and drop an image into the grey box
  4. Add a title, description and destination URL
    • Optional: Hover over the image and click  
      • Crop- Drag and drop the red frame to crop your Pin or use the recommended 2:3 ratio
      • Add a logo- Click ★ and select your logo

      • Add colour- Select a colour fill or adjust for placement and margin

      • Add text- Click "A" and enter your text in the text box

  5. Choose to publish your Pin immediately or schedule it for a later date

  6. Click the drop-down menu next to “Select” and choose an existing board to save your Pin to, or select   to create a new one

  7. Click Publish

 

To track the performance of your Pin, check out your Pin stats or navigate to analytics.pinterest.com.

 

You can choose from a variety of fonts for your text.

  1. Open the Pinterest app on your mobile device and tap  
  2. Select Pin

  3. Select an image from your gallery that you would like to Pin 

  4. Click Next

  5. If creating a video Pin, slide the selector left or right to the image in your video that you would like as your cover photo

  6. Add a title, cover image, description and destination website

  7. Select a board for your Pin and it will be saved automatically

To track the performance of your image or video Pin, check out your Pin stats or navigate to analytics.pinterest.com.

  1. Tap   at the bottom of the Pinterest app
  2. Select Pin 
  3. Choose an image from your gallery that you'd like to Pin 
  4. If you're creating a video Pin, slide the selector left or right to the image in your video that you'd like to select as your cover photo
  5. Add a title, cover image, description and destination website
  6. Choose to publish your Pin immediately or schedule it for a later date
  7. Select a board for your Pin and it will be saved automatically

To track the performance of your Pin, check out your Pin stats or navigate to analytics.pinterest.com.

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