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 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 color- Select a color fill or adjust for placement and margin

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

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

  6. Click the dropdown 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.

Available fonts and their use details:

Font

Designer

License

Arima Madurai

Multiple Designers

SIL Open Font License

Dosis

Impallari Type

 

SIL Open Font License

Merriweather

Sorkin Type

SIL Open Font License

Overlock

Dario Manuel Muhafara

 

Apache License, Version 2.0

Permanent Marker

Font Diner

 

SIL Open Font License

Playfair Display

Claus Eggers Sørensen

 

SIL Open Font License

Raleway

Multiple Designers

 

SIL Open Font License

Rubik

Hubert and Fischer

Meir Sadan

Cyreal

SIL Open Font License

Sedgwick Ave Display

Google Doodle Team UK

SIL Open Font License

Roboto Condensed

Christian Robertson

Apache License, Version 2.0

 

  1. Open the Pinterest app on your mobile device and click  
  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 automatically save

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

  1. Navigate to the   on your mobile device and click  
  2. Select Pin 
  3. Choose an image from your gallery that you would like to Pin 
  4. 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
  5. Add a title, cover image, description, and destination website
  6. Select a board for your Pin and it will automatically save

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

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