Set up a free Pinterest business account to get access to analytics on your Pins and the ability to run ads.

If you’ve never used Pinterest before or would like to create a business account that’s separate from your personal account and uses a different email, you can create a new business account.

If you have an existing personal Pinterest account and would like to connect your personal and business accounts to easily sign in with the same email, you can either create a linked business account or convert your personal account into a business account.

Personal and business accounts on Pinterest are similar, but business accounts include features that are helpful to business owners and marketers. These include things like the Pinterest Business Hub and Pinterest Analytics, where you can review your Pins’ performance. With a business account, you can also become a merchant and upload catalogs. 

Business accounts allow you to create all forms of Pins, while a personal account allows you to create only static and Idea Pins. Both types of accounts allow you to create boards and engage with other users on the platform. However, a Pinterest personal account does not allow you to view the analytics on your Pins

Create a new business account

Create a new business account that’s not connected to any other Pinterest accounts.

To create a new business account, the email you use to sign up must not already be in use on an existing Pinterest account.

If you're an employee or an agency partner creating a business account to access your company’s or client’s ad account, we recommend using your professional email and your own name rather than the name of your business. This helps the owner of the account identify and validate the people who have access to their account.

Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • From the top-right of your screen, click Sign up
  • Click Create a business account
  • Enter your Email, Create a password and enter your Age
  • Click Create account
  • Fill out the fields to Build your profile, then click Next
  • Fill out the fields to Describe your business, then click Next
  • Select if you want to run ads, then click Next
  • Select where you'd like to start or click  the x icon  to go to your new Pinterest business account
  • At this time, you can only create a new business account from your desktop device. To continue creating your account, log into Pinterest from your desktop device.

    At this time, you can only create a new business account from your desktop device. To continue creating your account, log into Pinterest from your desktop device.

    Create a linked business account

    Create a business account that’s linked to your personal account and easily switch between accounts. You’ll use the same email and password to sign into both accounts. You can link up to four business accounts to a personal Pinterest account. You must be logged into a personal account to create a linked business account.

    Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Click  the directional chevron down icon  at the top-right of the screen
  • Click Add account
  • Under Create a free business account, click Create
  • Click Create a linked business account
  • Click Create linked account
  • Fill out the fields to Build your profile, then click Next
  • Fill out the fields to Describe your business, then click Next
  • Select if you want to run ads, then click Next
  • Select from the list of options to Describe your business
  • Select where you'd like to start or click  the cancel icon  to go to your linked Pinterest business account
  • Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Open the Pinterest app and log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner
  • Tap  the ellipsis icon  at the top-right corner 
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Add account
  • Under Create a free business account tap Create
  • Tap Linked business account
  • Tap Create account
  • Follow the prompts to create your business account, then tap Done
  • Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Open the Pinterest app and log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner
  • Tap the ellipsis icon  at the top-right corner
  • Tap Settings 
  • Tap Add account
  • Under Create a free business account tap Create
  • Tap Create account
  • Follow the prompts to create your business account, then tap Done
  • Convert your personal account into a business account

    You can convert your personal account to a business account. Your Pins and followers will remain the same. You can switch back to a personal account at any time.

    If your personal account is linked to another Pinterest account, you’ll need to unlink your account before you can convert it to a business account.

    Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Click  the caret down icon  at the top-right corner 
  • Click Settings
  • Click Account management at the left of the screen
  • Under Account changes, locate Convert to a business account, then click Convert account
  • Click Convert account
  • Fill out the fields to Build your profile, then click Next
  • Fill out the fields to Describe your business, then click Next
  • Select if you want to run ads, then click Next
  • Select where you’d like to start or click  the x icon to go to your converted Pinterest business account
  • Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Open the Pinterest app and log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner
  • Tap the ellipsis icon  at the top-right corner
  • Tap Settings 
  • Tap Account management
  • Under Account changes, tap Convert to a business account
  • Tap Convert account
  • Enter your profile name, then tap Next
  • Enter your website URL and tap Next or tap Skip this step
  • Select from the list to describe your business, then tap Next
  • Select if you want to run ads, then tap Done
     
  • Creating an account means you accept Pinterest’s Business Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  • Open the Pinterest app and log into your personal Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner
  • Tap the ellipsis icon  at the top-right corner
  • Tap Settings 
  • Tap Account management
  • Under Account changes, tap Convert to a business account
  • Tap Convert account
  • Enter your profile name, then tap Next
  • Enter your website URL and tap Next or tap Skip this step
  • Select from the list to describe your business, then tap Next
  • Select if you want to run ads, then tap Done
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