How do you create successful pinterest images, that are going to get a lot of re-pins? Curalate examined over 500,000 images, and assessed different image features such as aspect ratio, colour, hue, saturation etc., Check out the video for the full list of what type of images rock on pinterest!
The results of the study found that:
Multiple dominant colours: are three times more likely to get re-pins than pins with single colours.
Medium lightness: Images with medium lightness are 20 times more likely to get re-pinned than very dark images.
50% saturation: Images with 50 % saturation get 10 times more re-pins than very saturated images.
Aspect ratio: Vertical images with an aspect ratio of between 2:3 and 4:5 get 60% more re-pins than very tall images.
Background: Images with less than 10% background get between 2 and 4 times more re-pins than images with over 40% background.
Smooth textures: Images with smooth textures get re-pinned 17 times more than images with rough textures.
Faces: Images without faces get 23% more re-pins than images with faces.
Reddish-orange images: Get twice as many re-pins than images that are predominantly blue.
To make your pinterest page successful, and get more interest in your pins, you need to create eye-catching images. Follow these tips to create successful pinterest images.