One of the first things that you're probably going to want to know about Pinterest.com is: do I have to pay money to use the website? Well, there are two types of accounts: personal accounts and business accounts. Let's have a look at each of them. What? You want an answer right now? Okay...
Pinterest is free to use for both individual people and businesses. If you have a personal account, it won't cost you anything to sign up, nor does it cost money to use any of the website’s functions. A business account, which includes special promotion and analytics functions, is free as well.
If you want a little more information, read below to learn about the different types of accounts you can sign up for.
If you're just an individual person signing up, it won't cost you money to use. It's free for you to:
Businesses can create accounts, too. In addition to the usual functions, businesses can:
So, how much do these extra goodies cost businesses to use? Surprisingly, the answer is: ZERO! That's right, whether you're looking to use Pinterest to promote your business or just for your own amusement, it's absolutely free!
"But, wait!" you might say. "If nobody pays any money to use it, then how do they make any money?" That's a bit of a complicated question, and one that we'll cover in our article on how Pinterest makes money. But if you’re interested in Pinterest, you’d better first check out our next tutorial about how to stay safe while using it.
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