Pinterest is a beautiful, bountiful world of DIY projects to tackle, recipes to make, and put-together outfits to wear. Images aren’t just king on this social media platform — they’re the supreme rulers of the galaxy. Get that good stuff and some quick tips below. Once you’ve become a pro pin crafter, up your social media knowledge even more with our guides to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram image sizes.
Pinterest pin sizes
|Static Pin||1000 x 1500|
|Ad Pin||1000 x 1500|
|Video Pin||1000 x 1500|
|Carousel Pin||1000 x 1500 or 1000 x 1000|
|Carousel Ad Pin||1000 x 1500 or 1000 x 1000|
|Shopping Ad Pin||1000 x 1500|
|Collection Pin||1000 x 1500|
|Idea Pin||1080 x 1920|
Best practices and inspiration for rocking Pinterest pins
Think vertical when creating a pin. Pinterest recommends a 2:3 aspect ratio for your pins, although square also works.
We have loads of pre-made, designer-approved Pinterest Templates ready for you to customize.
While Pinterest is all about the images, detailed descriptions are also important. Pinterest advises that descriptions “mention the most compelling aspects of the idea, plus include any details that’ll help someone realize this Pin’s for them."
Check out Pinterest’s Pin Formats Page to learn more about standard and video pins.
Create infographics for Pinterest
Pinterest is a tutorial haven. From recipes to hairstyles, you can learn just about anything from a well-crafted instructional graphic on Pinterest. Pins + infographics are a match made in heaven.
See: 5 Popular Infographics You Can Make in PicMonkey
Use Pinterest for business
Got a business you’re trying to drum up pinterest for? (That’s the last one, we promise!) Check out these helpful tips.
Plus, we’ve got the intel for how to ace your Pinterest business page.