Early birds, hurry up! Pinterest has announced article rich pins for blogs and media websites. New article pins will have more information such as headline, author, story description and link to the article. New article pins will look something like this:
Until now Pinterest was mainly used for online marketing. Seeing the trend, Pinterest introduced rich pins with extra features such as to display price tag on a pin. It also introduced new rich pins for recipe, movies and products. For blogs, news and media sites, Pinterest does not serve a good purpose as it only displayed the embedded image. Now adding the description will help the Pinterest users know more about the type of the article and will provide easy access to the full article.
The new rich article pins are in beta mode and have access for a selected few. If you want to try your hands on the new rich article pins, here is how to do it.
Apply to get new rich article pins:
Follow the steps to get the new rich article pins on Pinterest:
- You must have a Pinterest business account.
- Go to this link on Pinterest developers website.
- Get one link from your website and validate it. It will check for the structure of your blog and stuff. If validated, it will give you option to apply for the new rich article pins.
I hope that helped you in getting rich article pins and help you to get more traffic from Pinterest.