Who to Follow on Pinterest

Pinterest Users to Follow in Fashion, Tech, Kids, DIY, Photography, Tech, and moreSo you want to know what Pinterest pinners to follow. Because you want to follow people who curate the best content, those people who are thought leaders.

Here are the best pinners to follow – the thought leaders in Pinterest, Tech, Fashion, Home Decor, DIY, Kids, Food, Photography, Parties, Weddings, and Travel.

And here’s the trick to finding even MORE pinners to follow. Once you find someone you want to follow, look at who they are following. ‘Cause why reinvent the wheel? They’re probably following people you’d want to follow, too.

Pinterest Thought Leaders (In Your Content Area)

best Pinterest pinners to follow for fashion, DIY, crafts, food, health, fitness, photography, tech, and morePinterest Experts to Follow on Pinterest

Melissa Taylor, Pinterest Savvy

Cynthia Sanchez, Oh So Pinteresting

Kelly Lieberman, PinChat

Business2Community

Mashable

HubSpot

Peg Fitzpatrick

Home Decor Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

Aaron de Simone {I Heart Luxe}

Anna H

Bekka Palmer

Donna – Funky Junk Interiors

Jan of Poppytalk

Jennifer Chong

Jordan Ferney

Justina Blakeney

Maia McDonald

Plum Pretty Sugar

West Elm

Foodies to Follow on Pinterest

Better Homes and Garden

Cooking Light

Creating Home

Griottes

Sommer A Spicy Perspective

Sweetopia ~ Marian Poirier

Williams-Sonoma

Fashion Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

Celina Bailey

Dree Harper

eat.sleep.wear.

Glitter Guide

Independent Fashion Bloggers

Kate @Wit + Delight

Michelle Moore

Photographers to Follow on Pinterest

I Heart Faces

Jamie Swanson

DP School

Trey Ratcliff

Klaus Hermann

DIY and Crafters to Follow on Pinterest

Centsational Girl

Chelsey The Paper Mama

Craftsy on Pinterest

Handmade Charlotte

Living Locurto

P.S. I Made This

Sarah @The Ugly Duckling House

Kid Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

A Mom With a Lesson Plan

Bee at Hello Bee

Deb @ Living Montessori Now

Educators Spin On It

Erin Wing

Holly Homer

I Heart Naptime

Jamie [hands on : as we grow]

Melissa Taylor (ImaginationSoup)

Petit Poulou

Play Dr. Mom

Rachel Miller

Stacy of KSW

TeachMama Amy Mascott

Parties & Wedding Planners to Follow on Pinterest

100 Layer Cake

Hostess With the Mostess

Momma McCall

Perfect Palette

Style Me Pretty

Wedding Chicks

Health and Fitness Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

Mitzi Dulan – America’s Nutrition Expert

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Jillian Michaels

Kelly Olexa (FitFluential)

Daily Burn

Skinny Mom

Technology Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

Beth Blecherman

Mari Smith

Sylvain Querne

Cool Mom Tech

Travel on Pinterest

Caz and Craig

Virtual Tourist

100 Places to Visit Before You Die

Velvet Escape

Bethany Salvon (Beers and Beans)

Artists to Follow on Pinterest

Jennifer Hagler, A Merry Mishap

drawdrawdraw

Etsy

Getty Museum

Jodi McKee

Katja Ollendorff

Minted

One Little Nest

Scratch Paper Studio

 

What other thought leaders do you want to see on my best of list?

Any other categories you think I should add?

Read more about the non-profits who are rockin’ on Pinterest.

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  • http://pinterest.com/kellylieberman/ Kelly Lieberman

    WoW! Melissa ~ Thank you so much! Honored to be included on this amazing list! BONUS —> found more awesome Pinners to follow!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      ’cause we can never follow too many awesome Pinners, right? :)

  • http://amymascott.com amy @teachmama

    Great list, Melissa! Two of my faves? the amazing Gina of SkinnyTaste http://pinterest.com/skinnytaste/ & fab Allie of No Time for Flashcards http://pinterest.com/noflashcards/

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      yes – love them, thanks!

  • http://www.ohsopinteresting.com Cynthia Sanchez

    Melissa,

    You have some amazing people on this list, I’m so honored that you would include me!

    What a great tip to look at who they follow. You’re one smart cookie!

  • http://www.ohsopinteresting.com Cynthia Sanchez

    Melissa,

    Thanks a buch for including me with all of these awesome Pinners, I’m so honored.

    Great tip about looking to see who they follow! You’re one smart cookie!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      love your blog & tips! :)

  • http://kidsactivitiesblog.com Holly Homer

    Thanks so much for including me! I am going to make sure I am following the others!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      you’re welcome – much deserved!

  • http://theeducatorsspinonit.blogspot.com Kim @ The Educators’ Spin On It

    Thanks Melissa for including us on this amazing list! What a resourceful list and I see so many of my favorites and a few more I can’t wait to check out and follow!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      you’re a favorite pinner of mine as you know. :)

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  • http://www.pegfitzpatrick.com Peg Fitzpatrick

    Fantastic list, Melissa! Thank you so much for adding me. :)

    One Foodie pinner that I love is Rick Bakas. http://pinterest.com/rickbakas/

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks, Peg!

  • http://www.getSNAZZY.com Jess- getSNAZZY.com

    Great list! I was already following quite a few, but now I’m following all of them. Check your links for Funky Junk Interiors and Imagination Soup. :) I love your image! I pinned it too!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks, Jess

  • http://LivingLocurto.com Amy @ Living Locurto

    Great list! Going to follow… Thanks so much for including me:-)

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      of course – you’re amazing!

  • http://tipsfromatypicalmom.blogspot.com Annette

    Wow! What a great list! I was already following a lot of these, but I found some more I love thanks to your list! Thanks!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      great to hear!

  • denise

    Thank you Melissa for these resources. Much appreciated.

  • http://growingbookbybook.com Jodie @ Growing Book by Book

    Thanks Melissa. I was already following most of the kid bloggers, but I found a few new ones. Always a treat!

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  • http://muralmaker1.blogspot.com ColleenwithJustPaintIt

    Great list, thank you! FYI – Funky Junk Donna is now http://pinterest.com/funkyjunkdonna/ :)

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks!

  • Melody Blore

    This is an amazing post! I am beyond in love with Pinterest and will soon have a blog. I would LOVE you to look at my Pinterest boards sometime!
    Great blog Melissa. You are such a credible resource for us!!

  • http://www.OurVintageLife.com Our Vintage Life

    Hi Melissa,

    Thanks for ALL of the great tips on who to follow. I was wondering, though, why doesn’t Pinterest have a Mom category? They have a Kids category, but a Mom one would include all of the things moms need… organization, encouragement, how to be a better mom, etc.

    Should I suggest it to Pinterest? Thanks!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      good question – I don’t know but yes, suggest it!!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      good question & yes!

  • http://www.buydirectusa.com Michelle

    Love your tips and information Melissa. Even though we promote lots of Made in USA products, I still get to pin whatever I am interested in as the Pinterest administrator for BuyDirectUSA.com Talk about a fun job!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks!

  • GreatThings

    Another pinner I love is MentorMob. They have the biggest selection of great tutorials and how-tos for just about anything to improve your lifestyle

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      great, thanks!

  • Eileen Blass

    Why does everything turn into a contest??? I thought Pinterest was “just for fun”! Now I lost another contest I did not even know we were in!!!
    Guess I gotta look for something else!

    • http://pinterest-savvy.net Melissa Taylor

      For small (and big) businesses, sweepstakes & contests are a way to give back to fans and get noticed.

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  • http://www.bigdiyideas.com Felicia Hardy

    This list is a little old, but the pinners here are still at the top of their games even so.