Pinterest Story pins are the new fun thing! Think of them as Pinterest’s way of making pins more like multimedia videos, similar to TikTok or Instagram Reels. Read on to learn more and understand why you should be using them!
If you don’t yet have access and have a Pinterest Business Account, request it here.
Anything that’s highly visual, shows progression/change, or something that’s step-by-step would fit well as a Story Pin. (But let’s be honest, you can make anything fit this mold, you content creator, you! ;))
Pinterest provides a list of what they think Story Pins are best for, including collections, guides, how-to’s, recipes, etc. They’re created directly in the Pinterest app, where you can add text overlays, but you can prep the photos/video beforehand to upload.
Pinterest is putting these at the TOP of your Pinterest profile, and they’re garnering more engagement. I just posted one a few hours ago, and it already has over 100 impressions, 1 share, and 1 click. Think of it as your own secret handshake with Pinterest… use their new, shiny tool, and get priority on their platform.
Of course! This is the name of the game, and you should be to save you time! Just make sure to adjust the content you’re including (text) as needed per platform. Pinterest Story Pins have the same aspect ratio as IG Stories.
Story Pins don’t seem to include a direct link like typical pins, so make sure you get creative with your opening and closing slides, as well as your content. Include mention of your website/a CTA in each!
Have you used them yet? What will you use Story Pins for?
Create Story Pins: https://help.pinterest.com/en/article/story-pins
View Story Pins: https://help.pinterest.com/en/business/article/story-pins