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:
- Pinterest Marketing tips for Bloggers
- How to get followers on Pinterest
- How to create Secret board on Pinterest
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)
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:
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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