Are you still using Google for exploring more ideas? Do you still rely on existing social networking sites such as Facebook, Viber, Instagram, Whatsapp, Skype, Snapchat for sharing your own ideas with others and receiving ideas from others? If the answer is YES then you should go for Pinterest where you can search, share, apply and gain new and different ideas. Well, in that case, Pinterest helps both users and businesses to discover things that they love to do, try other ideas and share their own ideas with others.
Pinterest is viewed as a social media marketing tool for businesses and a social network of people. As a social media marketing tool, it allows businesses to visually share their offers and attract customers by posting photos and videos. As a social network, it allows users to interact with each other through likes, comments, re-save each other’s posts and private messages.
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You need to follow seven easy steps to create a Pinterest Account.
Step 1: Create an Email ID if you “DO NOT” have one.
You need to create an Email ID either Gmail, hotmail or yahoo mail before creating a Pinterest account. If you already have an Email ID, then you can proceed to create Pinterest account. But if you do not have one, here’s how to create a Gmail.com account.
Step 2: Sign Up
Visit website www.pinterest.com for signing up. Pinterest is a free account. Anyone can use it. Here, you have three options available. You can choose any one option to create a Pinterest account.
First Option: Here, you can continue with your existing hotmail or yahoo mail ID. You need to create a new password and click “Continue”.
Second Option: Here, you can continue with your existing Gmail ID. First, you need to click “Continue with Google” and then click your Gmail ID displayed by Google or click “Use another account” if your Gmail ID has not displayed by Google. You need to enter your Google user name and password and click “Next”.
Third Option: Here, you can continue as Facebook if you have a Facebook account. First, you need to click “Continue as Facebook” and then enter your Facebook ID and password to login in.
Step 3: Provide your basic information
You need to choose your gender and your language and country.
Step 4: Select FIVE topics of YOUR INTEREST
Pinterest will present you a visual grid of 100 topics. From the given topics, you will need to select five topics of your interest.
Step 5: Setting
- Account Basics
Here, you can change your password, choose the language and the country and change your gender. You can also make changes in the search privacy, personalization, search history and deactivate account or permanently delete your account.
- Edit your PROFILE
You can upload your profile picture, change your user name, add details about you and add your location.
- Claim your website and other accounts
You can claim your website and other accounts such as Instagram, Youtube and Etsy to let people know where they can see more from you.
You can receive notifications either on Pinterest, by mail or by push notification.
- Social Network
You can choose either using Facebook or Gmail to login in.
After making all changes select “Save Settings”
Step 6: Create Boards
You have to click “Boards” and click “Create Boards”. You then enter the name of your board and select “Create”. After creating boards, you can save or pin it ideas you like. The saved ideas will appear in “Your Pins”. You can also invite people to join the board you have created.
Step 7: Get Social
You can save or send the ideas, photos or videos you like to your friends in a social network. Your friends or any users can comment on the ideas you saved or shared.
Pinterest is the right platform for those who want to explore and share their ideas. It is one of the fastest- growing and increasingly popular markets for online content sharing. It provides various benefits such as easy way of exploring ideas of your interest, free marketing and promoting, encourage interaction and build customer relation and enhance creativity under one roof. Use Pinterest to reap these benfits.