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    How to Get A Free Dofollow Backlink from Pinterest

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    Pinterest is one of the popular Social networking sites for people who love images. For Bloggers and Webmasters, it’s another gold mine to get traffic and high PR do follow backlink to their Blog. We have covered few detailed articles related to Pinterest, which will help you to understand this Social network and use it for your marketing effort. If you have missed it, I recommend you to read following articles:

    Now, we all know Social media sites are very useful for Blog SEO as they help us to increase Social signals and many Social sites help us to get dofollow backlinks from the profile bio section. Pinterest also allow dofollow backlinks but there is a catch. You need to verify your Website before you can get a prominent dofollow link. Here is a step by step guide to get one Dofollow link from Pinterest. <Via WordPressians>

    If you are new to backlinks, you should read my guide on What are backlinks and its advantages. A dofollow back link from an authority site is way better than 100 nofollow links from low quality site and using this method you can get a high quality authoritative  dofollow backlink to your site.

    How to Verify your Blog on Pinterest for Free Dofollow link?

    I was not aware of this tip until Shadab notified me about the same. This is one simple method to get a high PR dofollow link from Pinterest.

    • Login to your Pinterest account
    • Go to Settings page.
    • Under Website section, Enter your Website address and click on Verify. (See screenshot)

    Verify Website on Pinterest How to Get A Free Dofollow Backlink from Pinterest

    Click on Verify Website will take you the Pinterest Website verification page, where you will get instructions for verifying your Website on Pinterest. The process is simple:

    • Download the HTML Verification file
    • Upload it on Root of your domain (Use cPanel File manager or FileZilla or any other FTP client)
    • Click on verify button and Pinterest will verify and authenticate your Website

    Once you have done the Website authentication process, your Pinterest profile will start showing your Website link in profile section and it will also show a verification sign. More over, this will be a dofollow link to your Website and coming from a high authority site, it’s going to be very beneficial for you. Here is screenshot of my Pinterest profile after verification and when the dofollow link is added:

    Pinterest Dofollow Backlinks How to Get A Free Dofollow Backlink from Pinterest

    The whole process will take hardly 5 minutes but it will be very beneficial for getting a quality link back to your site for completely free.More over, by creating your profile or your Website profile on Pinterest, you are increasing your Social media presence.

    If you have multiple Websites, My recommendation would be: Create separate profile for each Website and verify them to get a free dofollow link and also increase your brand presence.

    I hope you will make most out of this tip and get a free  high PR Dofollow link for your Website. If you haven’t joined Pinterest, you can do the same by clicking here. You can also check out list of Dofollow forums, which will help you to get Dofollow links via Forum signature.

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    Thats cool, I have also seen your comments wordpress.org support forum where you have link to your site where as others have link to their wordpress profile. How was that done, can you share that aswell?


    Rajesh Namase

    Yeah, I’m also waiting for same, I’ve asked same question in group but know no one knows about it, please share that tip too, thanks Harsh for sharing this Pinterest tip.


    Rajesh Namase

    Yesterday I got the link from WP forum. Sreejesh I think if we’re active and replied to 60-80 threads then only we can get that link.


    Rahul Kuntala

    Hi Harsh,

    Thanks for two reasons. I opened Pinterest after many weeks, and for the ‘dofollow’ link tip

    Unfortunately, I couldn’t get this thing done easily.

    When I uploaded the Pinterest html file int my HG Cpanel, it’s showing this error on Pinterest settings page..

    Your server responded with a status code of 404 (file not found). We tried to visit the file at http://www.learnblogtips.com/pinterest-7aea6.html.

    Is there any other way to upload the file (I don’t have Filezilla)



    Harsh Agrawal

    @Rahul Where are you uploading that file? It should be installed at root of your WordPress installation.. Under public_html location in most common scenario.. You can also use FileZilla to upload the verification file… Unfortunately they don’t offer meta tag or any other mode of verification for now.. Hope this will help….


    Rahul Kuntala


    Thanks, I’ve successfully verified it. I didn’t upload in public_html at first :)



    Nice one, Thanks Harsh.
    Easy way to get backlink from a PR 8 site :)


    Rajesh Namase

    Sorry Praveen but it’s not a PR 8 backlink as Pinterest.com PR is 8 but you’ll get backlink from your profile page which is not having PageRank 8. My profile PR is 0 right now, but it’s a free dofollow backlink.


    Kamlesh Nishad

    You have written a superb tutorial to get dofollow backlinks and this is the easy way to get High PR backlinks. I have done this before 3 weeks ago after getting the news to verify your site.



    one of easy but unknown trick to get dofollow link from pinterest that i have read on your blog…thanks harsh.


    Yash Sehgal

    Thanks for the headsup Harsh.

    Somehow the verification file was not downloading so I created the html file with the same name and verified my site ;)


    Ehsan Ullah

    I’ve done this already and I’m sure It will benefit all bloggers to get Dofollow link from reputable website. BTW, found this via Rahul



    That was a good one Harsh.. Visited the site after a long time and this was really a helpful tutorial.



    hello harsh i m using blogger platform so how can i upload the verification html to my blog? If you find any alternation way let me know as soon as possible. :)


    vishal verma

    now they provide analytic code to be placed on the .. tag



    Hi Harsh,
    Pinterest is one of the best social networking sites where images play an important role. It has gained a lot of importance among people and specially with women as most of the pins are related to fashion. Yes, some days before I too had this verification process from Pinterest and I like the steps that you have suggested. Very brief and detailed process. Thanks for the share!!



    I actually already verify my site on Pinterest before before reading this post. Never know that the backlink type is DoFollow on Pinterest. Now I know..
    Thank for this information :)



    Created an account and Verified it. Using Pinterest for the first time and I am bit confused about Board.



    I think this suggestion is very helpful to me. The part How to Verify your Blog , helps for researching information professionally.thanks


    Deepak Kr. Das

    Thanks for this valuable advice. I followed it and now my website has a dofollow link from pinterest.


    vishal verma

    i have verified but how to verify it on my website whether it is a dofollow or nofollow



    My website pagerank is O i will get bancklink from pinterest good idea. thanks for sharing website name.



    I had already done this and everything went fine through to site verification. I have boards and pins with links back to my site. However, if I conduct a back link check for my website nothing shows from pinterest! Any ideas?


    Satya Srinivas

    Thanks for the nice tip Harsh. I always used to wonder how to get a back link from Pinterest. I have seen many blogs having links to Interest. But gave nice and simple answer to this.


    Anu S

    Can”t thank you enough, found this info by my ultimate luck. Was really struggling with fewer backlinks now I have a High PR backlink.

    Thank U


    Debjit Saha

    Hi Harsh, I guess Pinterest has stopped providing dofollow links to user profile websites now. I checked a bunch of Pinterest profiles with verified website on them, all had nofollow in the links. Thanks.


    Dhruv Bhagat

    Thanks :)

    I have verified my site :D

    That was so simple :P



    Hi Harsh, i tried to do this by using meta tag as blogger don’t allow uploading files. I placed the meta tag after but it keeps on saying, “trouble verifying, try later”. I have verified for all other websites like analytics via same method. Is there something more needs to be done for pinterest. Thank you, great share.


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