How to Change your Pinterest Account to a Business Account

Pinterest offers business accounts for Pinterest users.

If you have Pinterest already most likely you have a personal account with your business name and details.

This tutorial will outline how to change your Pinterest account to a business account.

How to Change your Pinterest Account to a Business Account

How to Change your Pinterest Account to a Business Account

The primary advantage to switching account type is to have your web address verified and new options for Pinterest buttons and widgets.

Additionally, Pinterest analytics are now enabled which provides very useful information on your popularity progress.

I you want to have a business Pinterest account you do not have to close you current account you can simply convert it.

To convert your personal account into a Pinterest business account follow the 5 steps below.

Start by Navigating to business.pinterest.com

Click on ‘Convert Your Existing Account’ or ‘Join As A Business’.

How To Change Your Pinterest Account To A Business Account

Provide the Requested Information

So to start you must be logged in to the account you are converting.

Next, you probably have more than one Pinterest account so make sure you are logged into the right one.

You can tell by looking at the thumbnail in the top right corner.

How To Change Your Pinterest Account To A Business Account

Choose your Business Type

Pick the option that closest describes your business.

How To Change Your Pinterest Account To A Business Account

Add your Website URL

Read the terms and agreement and Click ‘Accept Terms’ and convert your account.

 

How To Change Your Pinterest Account To A Business Account

The next part is the Trickiest

One of the main advantages (right now) of converting your account is your website URL address can be verified and added to your main page.

If you have access to the server your website is on click on ‘Verify your website’ and follow the prompts.

How To Change Your Pinterest Account To A Business Account

Finally, you have completed all steps to get this personal Pinterest account converted to a Business account.

This is how to change your Pinterest account to a business account.

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  1. Housewife Mama January 5, 2013
    • Katrina January 6, 2013

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