When are the best times to “Pin” on Pinterest?

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When are the best times to “Pin” on Pinterest?


Are you confused about when the best times are to post and pin on your social media accounts?  Our next couple of blog posts will cover the best times to post to the different social media platforms. In this blog post, we will cover the best times to pin on Pinterest.

There are two different times within a 24 hour period that are the best to pin to Pinterest. During the day the best time to post is between 2:00pm – 4:00pm (EST). In the evening, the best times to post are between 8:00pm – 1:00am (EST).

Some other helpful tips when posting during these optimal times:

– a call-to-action pin description will see an 80% increase in engagement.  Here is a great guide,  “101 Examples of Effective Calls to Action” provided by HubSpot.

Tutorials & Guides/ DIY & Recipe Pins will see a 42% higher click through rate. These are a personal favorite of mine. I usually click through on a recipe pin to see if the recipe is easy for my “I’m too lazy to buy 100 items for one muffin” brain.

– Pins related to trending topics will see an average of 94% increase in click throughsA trending topic is a topic that is currently popular on twitter. You will see these listed as a #hashtag in the left hand menu bar.

Keeping these times and tips in mind will bring you Pintastic results!