What are the most Popular Pinterest Boards on Pinterest and Which Pins people are pinning on Pinterest most?
Let us review:
✓ 10 Most Popular Board Names.
✓ Top 10 Pinterest Categories.
✓ 5 Useful Boards You Should Create.
Get Inspired: What People are Pinning on Pinterest.
Pinterest has been serving the online community for four years now and has already gained the reputation as one of the top social media sites. It is one of the best places online to find the most inspirational visuals and had even become valuable to designers all around the world. The main idea of Pinterest is to collect creative ideas and pin it to your online board. You are able to save anything under everything including food recipes, poster designs, and even DIY. You can also add a Pinterest button on your browser toolbar so whenever you are surfing the internet, you can easily pin interesting things you find anywhere straight to your Pinterest board. There is also this cool option where you can send pins to other Pinterest users and you can even share your boards on any other social media sites.
Using Pinterest as a design tool.
Pinterest is one of the best tools that designers can utilize to showcase their work online and to create their own online mood boards. It allows designers like you to create themed inspiration boards including modifications of texture, color, and typography. It is also one of the greatest ways you can build an online portfolio and reference your own copyrighted designs. By being active on Pinterest and sharing your own work to the public more often, you gain more online exposure. Pinterest is also a great tool you can use to get up-to-date about everything, especially in terms of current trends online and what is currently popular as of the moment. Having an overview of what other designers like you are working on can give you a clear idea of how you can improve your own work in accordance with the current trends in your industry.
The key to effectively maximize the use of Pinterest is to organize your boards so you can easily find and keep track of your design inspirations. It is fairly easy to research images and ideas on Pinterest as compared to searching for images on Google. This is probably because Pinterest is a more focused website and is image-based. Pinterest also has one of the simplest website layouts which is again a handy thing for creating your own online scrapbook.
Getting connected on Pinterest by following people.
One of the best ways to get started on Pinterest as a design tool is to start following designers and creative studios. The more people you follow, the more inspirations you get from your Pinterest feed. Not only do you gain inspirations on Pinterest, you also gain network connections that can be useful in the future.
5 Useful Boards, You should create on Pinterest.
If you are like most pinners on Pinterest, you have probably few of the Pinterest Popular Boards including recipes to try:
- DIY projects to accomplish.
- Future travel destinations.
- Dream Jobs.
- Career Attire.
- Making Money by Blogging.
But did you know that Pinterest can also be an invaluable tool for your own career? Whether you are on the hunt for a new job, dreaming about the company you want to work for in the future or just looking around for corporate attires, you should try creating a few of the strategic boards I am going to discuss to you below. Unlike DIY projects, these boards can provide a more practical way to inspire, plan and improve your professional career.
Companies you’d love to work for in the future.
Regardless of your employment status today, this board can be your inspiration for your career development. If you are happily employed, you can also bookmark your dream companies and when you’re ready to take a few steps forward on your career, you can have an abundance of options when you browse this board. You can also use this as an inspiration to improve your current job role. If you’re on a job hunt, these pins can also help you decide which job you are going to take next for your career path.
1. Work Wardrobe Makeover:
Tired of wearing the same blouse and pants combination when going to work? It’s quite easy to drool over gorgeous outfits on Pinterest! Exercise your creativity by creating a wardrobe remix board. Do not however take every pin literally. You can use these pins to inspire you to come up with the right mix of colors and prints that you haven’t even tried before.
2. Guide to your new hobby:
If the skills section of your resume needs a little spice, you can do that by starting a new professional hobby like programming to get a tech position in a good company or blogging to improve your writing skills. Whatever new hobby you will choose, creating your new hobby board guide can give you a jumpstart.
Pinterest is a very effective bookmarking tools and merely pinning photos directly from articles and blogs can have everything saved in a much organized and categorized board. You can start bookmarking tips, expert advice and guides related to the new hobby you have chosen. When you need some assistance, you’ll have a handful of resources that you could choose from.
3. Resume Makeover:
Before revamping your resume, it is a good idea to create a board that can inspire you. Pinterest is a cool place where you can gather hundreds of resumes and compare them to come up with the perfect resume for you. The options are quite endless ranging from splendid color schemes to graphics and photos. But even if your resume is the default black and white, there are a lot of reasons to gather inspirational resumes on Pinterest.
4. Your Future Headquarters:
If you are a start-up or a novice entrepreneur, you’ve probably thought of having your own headquarters in the future. To get inspirations for your future headquarters, you can create a board for your dream office. You can start by pinning standard office layouts and interior designs. You can also try drawing your own inspiration from existing start-ups as well.
5. Dream Jobs:
And if you are dreamer it’s never too late to daydream about your future career or some of the companies you might want to work for and see what others say about that in their pinnable content.
But, if you are, stay at home parent and looking to make additional income while at home you can still do that by pinning Pins that talk about “making money from home” too. The options of opportunities for any kind of entrepreneur out there are endless. It’s a matter of choosing the right way of doing so.
What people are mostly pinning on Pinterest
In a third party study about Pinterest and its users; it was found out that the most Popular Board Categories on the site fall on:
- Arts and Crafts
- Home and Style/Fashion.
RJ Metrics has released its business intelligence disclosing these stats:
- Home Category – 17.2%
- Arts and Crafts – 12.4%
- Style/Fashion – 11.7%
- Food garnering – 10.5%
- Inspiration/Education – 9.0%
The ever-growing category so far is Food, which is actually not a surprise. Food is also the category that gets most repins at a rate of 50% more repins compared to the second most reshared category which is Style and Fashion.
The result of the study was drawn in a sample of 1 million Pins across 9,200 Pinterest users.
The study has also identified on Pinterest the most Popular Board Names are:
- More than 3% of these boards were named “For the Home”, followed by a whopping 1.97% with the board name, “My Style”,
- Products I Love” at 1.86%.
- Books Worth Reading” at 1.68%
- Food” at 1.23%.
Surprisingly, Pinboards about products are most likely to generate likes from Pinterest users.
Here are the Top 10 Categories on Pinterest:
- Home (17.2%)
- Arts and Crafts (12.4%)
- Style/Fashion (11.7%)
- Food (10.5%)
- Inspiration/Education (9.0%)
- Holidays/Seasonal (3.9%)
- Humor (2.1%)
- Products (2.1%)
- Travel (1.9%)
- Kids (1.8%)
10 Most Popular Board Names on Pinterest:
- For the Home (3.15%)
- My Style (1.97%)
- Products I Love (1.86%)
- Books Worth Reading (1.68%)
- Food (1.23%)
- Favorite Places & Spaces (1.00%)
- Recipes (0.75%)
- Craft Ideas (0.74%)
- Christmas (0.72%)
- Crafts (0.65%)
What About You?
What are your passions?
What can you visually display on Pinterest, which will be catchy to your desired audience?
Which boards you currently have on Pinterest that are attracting lots of Re-Pins?
What Boards will you be adding into your Pinterest accounts?
I look forward hearing your stories in the comments below.
And Remember “Pin it To Win it”
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