Pinterest.com is one of the up and coming social media sites and more importantly is a great source of short term traffic to your website or blog. A correctly placed pin can drive targeted traffic to the page it was pinned from for 36-72 hours. I will be writing more on Pinterest basics coming in later posts, this post is about how to get the new look early and how to get Pinterest Analytics.
The new look is available to anyone to has a website listed from their profile page by following these simple directions: https://help.pinterest.com/entries/23327731
The Analytics are available to anyone on the new look that also has a verified website. This will be easy for anyone who has ever copy and pasted a code snippet into your web page before but may be intimidating for someone unfamiliar with the process and may need to refer to their webmaster to complete this task. Here are the directions: http://business.pinterest.com/verify/