“After a lot of work and some test trials, I figured out a semi-easy way to insert a pin it! button into my wordpress.com blog. I wrote a post about it that gives step by step directions. Hope this helps my fellow wordpress.com-ers! Follow the steps below to add a Pin It! button to any wordpress.com blog post. I have to warn you, this is time-consuming if you want to add a button to every post or every photo.” via Pinterest Pin it! Button « WordPress.com Forums.
You can put the code for the Pinterest follow button in a text widget.
1. Go to this site, choose which one of the red Follow Me images you want, and copy the code for it. http://pinterest.com/about/goodies/
2. Then, go to your widgets > Appearance > Widgets and select a text widget. http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/text-widget/
3. Paste the Pinterest follow button code into the text widget, “save” the widget, “close” the widget and place it where you want it to display in your sidebar.
- Have you heard about Pinterest? (onecoolsite.wordpress.com)