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10 Pinteresting Pinterest Stats

pinterest statsOver the course of the last 2 years, a little site called Pinterest has exploded. It’s become an internet superstar.  From the DIY wreaths hanging on doors to the fun recipes being brought to dinner parties – it seems everyone and their mother is using Pinterest.

If you are a blogger and aren’t using Pinterest to generate traffic, maybe these numbers will change your mind. Exactly how are people using Pinterest? How many people are using Pinterest? What are people pinning? Find out the answers and more:

10 Interesting Pinterest Stats for Bloggers


  • Popular Pins 1 of 10
    Popular Pins
    Food & Drinks lead the pack as far as main categories of pins. DIY & Crafts follow behind Food & Drinks representing 9.6% of pins. The majority of pins fall into misc categories.
    image & stats source: Repinly
  • Popular Boards 2 of 10
    Popular Boards
    The most popular specific board category goes to Home Decor.
    image & stats Repinly
  • Average Activity of Popular Pinners 3 of 10
    Average Activity of Popular Pinners
    The average Pinner has 2757 pins, 35 boards and is following 355 other Pinners.
    image & stat source: Repinly
  • Most Popular Sites Pinned From 4 of 10
    Most Popular Sites Pinned From
    Google and Etsy take the lead on the most popular sites pinned. From my experience, people love to pin Google images (go to the source, people!)
    stats source:Repinly
  • People Do NOT Comment! 5 of 10
    People Do NOT Comment!
    So you may have noticed the lack of commenting on Pinterest. People like to "pin" and "like", but not comment!
    stats source: Repinly
  • 28 Million Visitors a Month 6 of 10
    28 Million Visitors a Month
    Pinterest drives 28 million visitors to it's site a month!
    stats source: Business Insider
  • Rank #14 7 of 10
    Rank #14
    Alexa ranks Pinterest #14 in the U.S. and 35th in the world for website traffic.
    stats source: Alexa
  • Women are the Majority 8 of 10
    Women are the Majority
    83% of Pinterest users in the U.S. are women. However in Britain, 56% of the users are male.
    stats source: Wikipedia
  • Pinners are Tablet Users 9 of 10
    Pinners are Tablet Users
    58% of Pinterest users pin from tablets.
    stats source: Stat Spotting
  • #3 Social Network 10 of 10
    #3 Social Network
    Pinterest is the #3 social network behind #1 Facebook and #2 Twitter.
    stats source: Mashable

Do You Use Pinterest to Promote Your Blog?

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Molly blogs parenting, geekery and technology at Digital Mom Blog. Follow Molly on Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter.

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