The social media frenzy that has followed the success of Pinterest success can be seen in the spurt of websites that draw inspiration from Pinterest. These sites don’t just feature general topics like Pinterest, but also specialize in specific niches such as travel, food, weddings, and more. The most popular aspect of Pinterest is the grid-type theme that allows for easy viewing and sharing and many websites have started incorporating this feature on their sites. That’s not all: the ability to pin, gain followers, re-share posts are all adapted with some modifications.While it remains to be seen how popular these websites will be, the fact is, they are here to stay for the present, and if you want to make the best use of these, read on.
5 Websites that Draw Inspiration from Pinterest
WeHeartIt encourages you to make the site your home for inspiration. It lets you heart or save images you discover while browsing the internet, organize the images you heart in sets, follow other users and search and heart images together.
Etsy is another global marketplace where you can buy artistic stuff directly from people. Pins of trending items show star reviews,number of items available and you can dig deeper to learn more.
Dribble is a community for web, logo and graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, and other artistic minds to showcase their work. If you are looking for designing services, you can scroll through the Pinterest styled images that are showcased by the community of designers.
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This site lets you save your favorite images and share them using keywords or tags. It’s not highly social like Pinterest but offers a place for you to bookmark images you like from around the world and discover images shared by others. Just like in Pinterest, you can like, share and comment on the images you fancy.
Fancy is a store, it’s a magazine, it’s a wishlist and its a place where you can discover and buy amazing things curated by the community. You can catalog your favorite finds on the web, get updates and deals on your favorite brands, and share your catalog with others. And you don’t pin stuff, you Fancy it!
There are probably more such Pinterest type sites out there, and if you have joined any of them, let us know in the comments section.