Remember: the point of that was to provide an interesting blurb about you that makes new readers want to check out your blog.
At the time I wrote that post, adding the URL to your blog would add a cute little “globe” to your profile, which linked out to your blog:
Thankfully, Pinterest now has a better option for us.
If you have just five minutes (okay, ten minutes if you have to install an FTP client on your computer), you can get some new bling for your blog: the full URL, written out under your profile, that is a more obvious link to your home on the web.
Take a look:
In case you’re not convinced that it’s worth those five minutes, I checked out my Analytics stats this morning and since I verified my blog with Pinterest 24 hours ago, I’ve had eight (8) new visitors to my site from my profile. For a huge blog, this might be just a drop in the bucket…but for others who are just getting started, 8 new visitors each day could be huge.
Ready to do this?[box]This tutorial video applies to people who are blogging on self-hosted WordPress, where you have access to all your files. If you’re on Blogger, check out this tutorial, and wordpress.com (not self-hosted WordPress) users can verify their blogs by following these instructions.[/box]
Note: Don’t forget to adjust the video’s image quality so you can see things better! Just click on the little “gear” symbol at the bottom of the video player and select 720px, or the HD (high definition) option.
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