Over 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 10Food & 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 10The most popular specific board category goes to Home Decor.
image & stats Repinly
Average Activity of Popular Pinners 3 of 10The average Pinner has 2757 pins, 35 boards and is following 355 other Pinners.
image & stat source: Repinly
Most Popular Sites Pinned From 4 of 10Google 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!)
People Do NOT Comment! 5 of 10So 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 10Pinterest drives 28 million visitors to it's site a month!
stats source: Business Insider
Rank #14 7 of 10Alexa ranks Pinterest #14 in the U.S. and 35th in the world for website traffic.
stats source: Alexa
Women are the Majority 8 of 1083% 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 1058% of Pinterest users pin from tablets.
stats source: Stat Spotting
#3 Social Network 10 of 10Pinterest 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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