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The New Pinterest Pinning Tenets
So, lucky eBook reader, you are about to become privy to the new categories of what is popular on Pinterest. Not just the general categories that we all already know, but the categories behind the categories.

These new categories define the motivation behind a particular image of a craft idea, closet organization, or peanut butter cloud dessert that makes that pin so appealing.

Huffington Post compiled a list of the 15 Most Popular Pins of All Time. (4/17/12) also published an article titled
15 of the Most Popular Pictures on Pinterest (2/4/12)

Upon analysis of these most popular pins, it becomes clear that all popular pins match at least one of the above New Tenets.

Here are some examples of the most popular Pinterest Pins of all time and how they match a corresponding tenant. Due to copyrighting issues, I cannot reprint the actual image here, but I will describe it. You can also see these images by clicking on the article links above.

CLEVERNESSThe Melted Snowman Cookie.
The cookie is the "puddle" of the snowman. His head is a marshmallow sitting on top.
SOLUTIONSA Mega-Organized Super Walk-in Closet
CONNECTIONLayered hands. Dad's hand, Mom's hand and Baby's hand. All touching, palms up.
TREATS & WONDEROreo, creamy, delightful dessert.
CREATIVE SPINSMini apple pies, baked in % apple rather than a pie shell.
HEALTHIER FOODWaffle ice cream cones filled with fresh fruit
INSPIRATIONTyped up quote in fancy and alternating fonts:

If he makes you laugh, kisses your forehead, says he's sorry, makes an effort, holds your hand, works hard, attempts to understand you....then believe it or not, he's quite perfect.
IMPROVEMENTRoom decor: bed in window nook

It is also interesting to note that in the Huffington Post article, The 15 Most Popular Pins of All Time, 7 of 15 pins included fruit.

Source: Pinterest Traffic
Category: My articles | Added by: Marsipan (23.12.2012) W
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