Pinterest statistics show that this platform has nearly 450 million active users on their platform pinning millions of pins per day. If you were to ask me where I find my meal planning ideas, parenting tips or travel tips I would tell you Pinterest.
For many people, they use Pinterest to find new decor ideas, hobbies and even business tips.
Many people who start businesses overlook the potential to market their brand on Pinterest. Pinterest users are ready to dream, plan and buy.
I’m not trying to convince you of anything here… I just want to give you the cold hard data about why you should be using Pinterest for your business.
So grab your cup of fancy coffee that you figured out how to make from Pinterest and let’s dive in.
Pinterest users vary in age but the majority of users are millennials. (Use your Pinterest Audience Insights to find the following numbers.)
60% of global pinners are women and they are still dominating Pinterest use but men are coming around lately with male audiences growing 40% year over year in 2020.
Pinterest is global with half of all signups happening outside of the United States. Nearly 85% of users access Pinterest on their mobile device.
Pinterest statistics show in a survey done that 90% of respondents used Pinterest to tell them what to buy.
In fact, the average income of the Pinterest user is $75k which gives them more buying power.
You can’t leave out the Gen Xers here either. These Pinterest users are said to have even more buying power than millennials.
Pinterest users, especially millennial Pinterest users are more likely to spend money on food, home decor and clothing.
Pinners don’t mind seeing promoted pins, in fact, 67% of pinners have reported finding a new brand or products from pins they interacted with from business account.
1 in 2 users reported saying they made a purchase after seeing a promoted pin. Pinterest users spend 80% more in retail than non-pinners.
Pinners pin a lot! They pin nearly 2 million pins per day.
Over 2 billion searches take place on Pinterest each month with nearly 85% of searches happening on mobile.
The most popular category on Pinterest is arts, crafts and hobbies followed by flowers, food, drink & gifts. Pinners use Pinterest to search and plan months in advance.
Pinterest reaches more potential travelers than travel agencies.
Millions of business are on Pinterest totaling nearly two-thirds of all pins being from businesses.
77% of pinners find new brands and products while using Pinterest.
Pinterest brings more than 33% more traffic than Facebook to users websites.
Content put on the platform last longer than content on any other platform.
It means if you haven’t started sharing on Pinterest you should do your research. Look around the platform, search for your products and services and see what comes up.
If you aren’t sure if your audience uses Pinterest then ask them. Encourage them to follow you and repin your pins.
Pinterest users today are ready for your content, products and services. They spend more money, spend more time on the platform and plan months in advance. So if they aren’t buying now they might be buying soon and could find your pins and save them to their boards.
Pinterest statistics speak for themselves.
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Heather went to school for accounting and worked for years in banking and finance. After finding all of that entirely too boring she started her first blog in her basement in August of 2016. She has started 3 blogs in the marketing, motherhood and travel niches and used Pinterest to grow them all. She quickly became the go-to Pinterest strategist in her peer circles and has been implementing strategies, driving traffic and sales through organic and paid tactics for her clients. On this blog and her YouTube channel she educates the public about clear and transparent marketing strategies to help them to grow on Pinterest and in other places online.