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Recipes, Decoration, Fashion, DIY… Pinterest is a great source of Inspiration. Existing for about 3 years, there is not a lot of articles about this Pinterest feature to create secret boards… And yet, possibilities are endless !

Here is 5 possibilities to use them

Pinterest Secret Boards : 5 ideas to use them

#1 Surprise Someone

Birthday party, Mother’s day gift, Brunch… Secret boards are very useful if you want to plan your recipes and your decoration without informing all your friends and followers.

You can even work on a secret group project.

Make your secret board a group secret board to allow your team or friends to add their ideas and comments !

5 ideas to use Pinterest secret boards

Father’s day Brunch ideas with my sister

#2 Collect gift ideas

When it is almost Christmas (or even during the year), a Pinterest secret board is perfect to collect your gift ideas for your close family and friends !

Each time I see an interesting gift, I pin it in my secret board with the name of the recipient, to be sure not to forget the idea.

Each time I see an interesting gift, I pin it in my secret board with the name of the recipient, to be sure not to forget the idea.

#3 Curate content

If you are writing an article or even a book, you probably want to gather your sources in one place, so as to read them when you want… and be sure your followers can’t know it.

#4 Plan an event

Wedding, Baby Shower… Maybe you want to plan an event and get some inspiration on Pinterest. A secret board is ideal to start thinking alone without informing your followers about this coming event… before making your board public as soon as the event is known, and also public

5 ideas to use Pinterest Secret Boards

Wedding Board

#5 Organise a journey

You can combine 2 Pinterest features to create a secret board… with a map ! So you can list the places to visit, the restaurants to try, the hotels to book…

5 ideas to use Pinterest Secret Boards

Week-end secret Board

 


What you need to know about Secrets Boards

Secret boards are really… secret !

They do not appear in search results, your follower’s home feed, or even the Pins section of your profile !

You can create a collaborative secret board

If you and another one are following each other, you can invite this person to contribute to your secret group board. Notice that you remain the only one that can make this board public.

You can make public a secret board… but the contrary is not possible !

Only a new board can be a secret board. If you make it public, it won’t be possible to undo this (it is logical, because if your pins are pinned by other pinners… they are not secret anymore!)

Pinterest Secret Boards : 5 ideas to use them

Tell me, how are you using Pinterest Secret Boards ?

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