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Setting Up shop with a Business Account ➕ Tips for NON-Shopify Users 🛍

andrealidesigns
Pinterest Pioneer
Pinterest Pioneer

Hello PBC Members! 

Getting your store connected to Pinterest is now easier than ever with improvements based on YOUR feedback! 

I thought I would make a 'review' post to help outline what this process looks like and give some tips for those who are NOT using Shopify as your E-commerce platform. 

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For Shopify users here is the link to the app you can plug into the backend of your Shopify store to automatically connect your product catalog and tracking pixels - https://apps.shopify.com/pinterest

For NON-Shopify users here are some additional resources since much of this process will need to be done manually.

Product catalogs tend to cause the most confusion due to the non-standardized file formatting of platform-specific data feeds.

This is a wonderful resource that thoroughly breaks down how to optimize your data feed that even technically challenged users can understand. Download it - Here.

For Squarespace users, I created a step-by-step process on how to handle all the integrations manually. You can access that - Here.

For more information on getting started on catalogs and getting integration partners to handle product catalogs for NON-Shopify users go - Here.

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To apply for the Verified Merchant Program you can do so - Here.

This is a resource to maximize Pinterest as a merchant selling on the platform if you're just getting started - Here.

I hope this helps to clarify how to get started with shopping on Pinterest! 🤓📌

@PinterestJazmin 

 

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PinterestJazmin
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@andrealidesigns Thank you for sharing these actionable tips on how to set up shop! This is such a wonderful resource. Appreciate the additional info you shared for non-Shopify users as well!

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AmericanoCrystals
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@andrealidesigns Thank you for the useful info, I am sure it will give a lot of ideas to new users who needed these. 

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kaileysmonogram
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@PinterestJazmin is this an option for Etsy shop owners yet? Thank you 

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andrealidesigns
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@kaileysmonogram No but you can claim your Etsy Shop. Here are the instructions to do so - https://support.tailwindapp.com/en/articles/3151819-how-do-i-claim-my-etsy-shop-on-pinterest

I hope that helps! 🤓📌

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kaileysmonogram
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Yes I have done that - thank you! Time to get busy and make a website…… need more hours in my day! 

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andrealidesigns
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@kaileysmonogram Omgoodness I totally hear you! Good luck! 🤓📌

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PinterestJazmin
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@andrealidesigns Thank you for sharing these actionable tips on how to set up shop! This is such a wonderful resource. Appreciate the additional info you shared for non-Shopify users as well!

  Did my response answer your question? Be sure to select "Accept as Solution" to help other community members on the PBC.



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andrealidesigns
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@PinterestJazmin My pleasure! 🤓📌

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terezatoledo
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Fantastic info!

Tereza Toledo
Pinterest Specialist & Educator
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