How To Verify Your Pinterest Profile in Next 5 minutes


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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 backlinks from the profile bio section. Another thing which many of miss out on Social media sites is to get your account verified. A verified account are more likely to get more followers than a profile which is unverified.  In this guide I will share how you can verify your Pinterest profile and add your Website link in profile section.

How to Verify your Blog on Pinterest & Add Website link?

Follow the below mentioned steps and you will have a verified Pinterest profile in few minutes.

  • 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
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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. The link is going to have a nofollow tag so hardly any SEO benefits here, but it’s still going to help you to get some traffic from your Pinterest profile. Here is screenshot of my Pinterest profile after verification and when the link is added:

Pinterest Dofollow Backlink
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The entire process will take hardly 5 minutes but it will be very beneficial for you to make your profile outstanding. More over, by creating your profile or your Website profile on Pinterest, you are increasing your Social media presence.

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. Don’t forget to share this post on Facebook and Google plus and join our Email newsletter or more such updates.

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

37 thoughts on “How To Verify Your Pinterest Profile in Next 5 minutes”

  1. Whyke Anthology

    Really helpful article! Thank you for sharing this.

    However, I seem not to understand still, the process of “uploading to root…”. Can you kindly explain more.

    Thank you in anticipation.

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      That you can do by using the FTP feature of your web hosting.

  2. John C

    Thanks Harsh. Got to know i was missing valuable backlinks from pinterest but when i heard a friend said so, i had to gone here(my fav blog) and do a search for pinterest backlink and boom am here learning something awesome. thank you again

  3. Swapnil

    Can we verify it using WordPress Yoast SEO plugin?

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      Hey Swapnil,

      Yes you can do it.

  4. sarans

    Thanks a lot this post is very helpful , I just did it and got it verified.

  5. Marie Pierce

    I don’t know that pinterest provides dofollow link.. But after reading your blog, I learn a new thing that it can help me in SEO as well as SMO..

    Thanks for sharing valuable information with us.

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      Hello, Thanks a lot for checking out my post, I’m glad you agreed with my points.

  6. Alex

    some of you guys who struggle try this method:

    1.Download the file for confirming your site from pinterest settings
    2. Login to your hosting siteOn your control panel select File Manager
    3.Select upload
    4.Select the file downloaded from Pinterest
    5 Select web root under options window pop-up
    6 Go back to your Pinterest account and click “Complete Verification”

    1. Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks Alex. That would help others!

  7. silky sharma

    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 backlinks from the profile bio section.

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