How to Set Up Your Pinterest Account in 4 Hours

In today’s blog post I am sharing the exact workflow I use to set up my client’s Pinterest accounts. I take one month to set up the account, and spend about an hour a week on the tasks listed below

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Extra reading:

Want to know more about Pinterest? Read my review of The Pinterest Gameplan course 


Let’s dive in!

Week 1 [2 hours]:

  1. Ensure the account is a business account 

  2. Verify the website (do a quick search on Youtube for how to connect your website host, it takes a few minutes to do)

  3. Enable rich pins (put in the URL of a blog here, this step is super quick and enables your pins to perform better and show more information on Pinterest)

  4. Have a profile pic that is a clear picture of your or your logo - make it as personal and inviting as possible + also a profile description that uses keywords and a call to action… for example wedding and engagement photographer based in Brisbane QLD. Browse my recent work here: www.website.com/blog

  5. URL - I will ensure that the profile URL is on brand not a random bunch of numbers and letters…. For example my pinterest url is : www.pinterest.com/withhannahmurphy 

  6. I will then create about 15 boards. These boards include a keyword board name, board description and 20 pins that are keyword rich of other peoples + their own pins. Want to learn how to do this? Use this Pinterest Course that I recommend highly 

  7. Apply for group boards. This is a board on Pinterest where multiple people collaborate to increase each other’s reach 

  8. Set up tailwind account: this includes a pinning schedule, board lists and joining tailwind tribes 

  9. Once all those steps are completed I then schedule out their content and other people's content for the month ahead (approx 10 of other peoples and 10 of theirs a day)

  10. I also ensure I add their content to Tailwind tribes as I’m scheduling it out


Week 3:

  1. Schedule their content/other people's content for the month ahead 

  2. Add to tailwind tribes

  3. Set up a smartloop 

  4. Make any secret boards public that I was preparing in the 1st week 

  5. Add board covers 

  6. Select 5 featured boards in the settings 

There you have it, that is the basic version of the process I use to set up new client accounts. If you want to DIY your own account, I highly recommend Kathryn Moorhouse’s course: The Pinterest Gameplan as it goes very in depth into these steps and exactly what they do for your account.


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This blog takes you through the exact workflow I use for my Pinterest Management services to set-up a business Pinterest account from scratch #pinterest #pinterestmarketing
This blog takes you through the exact workflow I use for my Pinterest Management services to set-up a business Pinterest account from scratch #pinterest #pinterestmarketing