5 Alternatives To Pinterest You Might Not Know
Over the past few years Pinterest has become increasingly popular with a huge range of audience. Pinterest has something from everyone from interior inspiration, latest fashion trends and delicious recipes. However, if youre anything like us, we love to find different options and up and coming alternatives to popular sites. Although Pinterest is a simple concept, it has taken off really well so here we have sought 5 alternatives to Pinterest that you might not know about.
Juxtapost boasts a huge community to rival that of Pinterest and it does a similar job. Originally a strong rival to Pinterest with more evolved ideas, Pinterest caught up and now they are pretty on par.
Juxtapost is has lots of useful small features that make the overall user experience really strong. In particular, when you find a post you like such as a cheesecake recipe there is a ‘more like this’ button that will show you a huge range of similar things, such as varying cheesecake recipes and sweet desserts. Juxtapost is really modern and fun to use. The user interface is modern and clean which makes it easy to navigate and enjoyable to use.
Lets not lie, we’ve all had a scroll through indulgent Pinterest recipes and ended up feeling extremely hungry and unsatisfied with the dull snacks that aren’t fried, covered in chocolate or got a spoonful of peanut butter on it! If you can relate to that, then FoodGawker is perfect for you. FoodGawker is packed with beautiful images and incredible recipes to inspire, ranging from dinner party inspiration to packed lunch ideas. This is a foodie one stop shop and it is sure to get those taste buds tingling. A possibly downside if you are a foodie and want to share your great culinary ideas then you’ll have to patient as FoodGawker is curated. In turn, this can be seen as a positive as all recipes are filtered so only the best of the best make it.
A lot of people have formed a preconception that Pinterest is predominantly for girls, due to the large amount of female users and female targeted posts such as fashion and makeup genres. Although this is not strictly the case as there is a huge amount of male centric content within Pinterest, if you are turned off by using it due its female reputation, then Gentlemint is a brilliant alternative for you. In short, Gentlemint is Pinterest but for men! Gentlemint follows the same concept as Pinterest, if you find something online you can easily save it to your profile as well as trawling through the many cars, technology and sporting posts. All combined, this is a very manly alternative to Pinterest, which if you’re male you are sure to enjoy.
We Heart It is a great way to introduce the younger generations to the world of Pinterest. We Heart It main target audience is teens and young adults, with lots of celeb and fashion style posts. The user interface is very similar to Pinterest and really easy to navigate for younger people.
We Heart It gives the users freedom to post what they want whether its pet pics, selfies, food creations, teen quotes or even landscapes. We Heart It is really sweet and a great way for young people to find inspiration and express themselves in a creative way.
Dribbble targets those that love to use Pinterest for the design elements of it, from sleek typography, modern designs, neat layouts or even minimal logos, Dribbble has you covered. Naming them the ‘show and tell for designers’ this is an incredible outlet to find inspiration or share your creative talents. There is a huge amount of content within Dribbble and it is laid out beautifully. Once more, Dribbble is a great way to learn an audience reaction to new work, which can be super useful when starting out and finding personal style.
You do not have to be a designer to enjoy Dribbble, it is a beautiful website and is sure to be enjoyed. In the same way as Pinterest each post can receive likes, shares, repins and even has a view count; which is a great way to see how popular your posts are.