Pinterest: Step 3 Business Tutorial

An Intermediate Guide To Building Your Business Using



In week three we will introduce a “Rich Pin.” Rich Pins provide more context about an idea because they show extra information directly on a Pin. There are four types of Rich Pins: app, product, recipe and article.

To add these to your account, click on the link, and you will see the page above!


Set up

Step 1: Add Yoast SEO Plugin.

Activate it. Then go to the Social tab in its settings, then to the Facebook tab. Check Add Open Graph metadata at the top.

NOTE: If you use Genesis themes, you already have Yoast, so skip this step! If you use a different SEO plugin, ask a techie for help.



Step 2: Validate Your Rich Pins

Just go to this link, enter a URL from your site, and check that the Rich Pin preview is what you expected.

Step 3: Apply

Click Apply Now, and wait to hear from Pinterest.

This whole process takes less than 5 minutes!

This is a fast process, but may seem a little daunting at first!  Don’t give in! Once you are set up, this is going to become a lot more fun, and you will LOVE how your Pins for your business just pop!  


Have fun this week, and look forward to our next business tutorial where we will  be focusing on how to use Pinterest to boost your BLOG!