Pinterest Optimal Pin Photo Dimensions

According to Pinterest, your cover photo displays at 1000px by 1500px and we recommend keeping all text and graphics in the middle safe zone as per the specifications below:

How to create a Pinterest Optimal Pin with Seedtale

When you’re ready to create your Pinterest Optimal Pin, our outstanding and easy to use builder can help you making this process incredibly simple.

Here are some screenshots to help walk you through the whole process. You can choose the Pinterest Optimal Pin photo pre-set for an automatic perfect cover photo size.

1. Once you’ve selected this option you can choose one of our fully customizable designs.

 

2. When you choose the design, you can change it to your own liking, you can upload your own image from your library or choose from ours. You can add text, cut text, add graphics, shapes and effects to any part of the image. Furthermore, you can customize these elements too, color, opacity, saturation, organize them by layers.

3. You’ll notice that we also include an overlay showing the mobile and desktop only zones of your Pinterest Optimal Pin so you’ll never have to worry about text and graphics getting cut off.

Start sharing your Pins created without much effort with Seedtale!

Pinterest Pin mistakes you can avoid

While you can choose any number of images for your page cover there are some things you shouldn’t do. Certain mistakes will detract from your page and may even detract from how users perceive your business.

Some Pinterest Optimal Pin mistakes you can avoid:

Having too much text – Some text is great, especially if it’s being used for branding. Some photos only have text overlay against a solid backdrop. This is typically not a good move, even if you’re focusing on an insanely motivational quote; instead, your cover photo should actually be an image that’s able to speak for itself.

Too much going on – We’ve all seen pictures on social media that are so cluttered that looking at them too long might give us a headache. There’s lots of colors and focal points and things to look at. While this might sound appealing at first, it’s just difficult to focus on and can even look sloppy, it might just be too much.

Choosing something generic – You want your cover photo to stand out; that’s what it’s there for. Choosing a generic image that could be about your business somehow won’t have the impact that you’re looking for.

Not adding branding – When possible, adding subtle branding like your logo to the image can make a big difference with brand recognition.

Some amazing cover photos will just be made from graphics while others will use actual photographs. Whichever you choose, there are plenty of resources you can pull images from if you don’t have a high-quality image that you’ve taken yourself.

Many user generated content is free and often available in abundance. Some UGC is extremely high quality, and many users would be honoured if you used it as part of your cover photo. You can upload your own photos too and apply them to the template. 

You have other option, Unsplash, is a free stock photo site that has tons of photos available for commercial use.

Final Thoughts

The perfect Pinterest Optimal Pin photo size goes a long way in helping you make a great first impression with new users and having the perfect design can boost you even more. You can check our other blog posts on Pinterest Pin image size, Pinterest Board Cover Pin and Pinterest Tall Pin.

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