As you know, Pinterest is a visual memo board, where people can pin and re-pin pictures which then link to the source where they found it. I used to have a huge bookmark list of craft tutorials but now they are all in Pinterest. Much handier as you get to have a visual reference what the tutorial is about. Of course, I don’t only pin crafty things, there are plenty of visual goodness in the world but before you get there, you have to start from the beginning:
You have two ways to sign-up. Either using by Facebook or your e-mail. E-mail signing up will take you to a screen like this:
And if you sign-up via Facebook, the process looks something like this:
After which you have to approve Pinterest:
In both signing up ways you have to confirm your e-mail address. Just a personal note: My ‘real’ Pinterest account is not connected to Facebook. I just did this to show how the signing up looks like. I originally created my account with e-mail.
After you are done, Pinterest gives you a quick tour and helps you get started by doing a ‘test search’:
Interesting tidbit. When you start, you can only sign-up with Facebook or e-mail. But when you go to the account settings, you can give other apps and services permissions:
After which you have other log in options:
So there! Now you have an account and next I’ll show you what to do with it!
P.S. The link to my other Pinterest-posts is HERE.