Verify your blog on Pinterest; Tutorial

by - Thursday, February 28, 2013

Have you verified your blog on Pinterest, yet?

It's incredibly easy to accomplish and can be beneficial to your blog.
How so? Being verified helps your SEO [which we all know is essential to helping your blog grow].
It helps others see your blog as a brand- for those of you wanting to expand.
And most importantly, it will help drive even more traffic to your site.

Now take a look at this quick and easy tutorial to take your blog to a new level via Pinterest.

Once you've logged into Pinterest. Hover over your profile tab in the right hand corner and click on settings.

Scroll down until you see "website" and enter your blog url. Then click on verify website.

You'll be taken to a page that will give you two options to choose from;
Download an HTML File or HTML Meta Tag.

Your going to want to click on the HTML Meta Tag option.
Which will then pop up a code. Copy [ctrl c] the desired code. Then open a new tab for Blogger.

Once your in blogger, click on "Template" and "Edit HTML".

Before proceeding, make sure you click the "Expand Widget Templates" box.
**[It's important to always click on this option before putting in any type of added html.]

Then hit Ctrl F so your search box will pop up and type in "". 

Once you've found the given code [it should be highlighted once you hit enter] add the HTML Meta Tag you previously copied right below the "".

** Always make sure to hit "Preview" before saving anything to make sure you blog loads properly.

Once you've previewed your site. Then click "Save Template" and "Close".

Now head back over to the tab you saved the HTML Meta Tag on and select "Click Here to Complete Process".

Then your done! Your blog is officially verified on Pinterest, way to go!

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