Group Board, Start a New One on Pinterest

Marketing, group board & time commitment

group boardHaving a group board can be an important part of your Pinterest marketing plan. (That link is very important.) Keep in mind that there are two time commitments when you have your own group board:

  • Inviting members.
  • Monitoring for spam. Any pins not related to the theme of the board are spam.

Getting started


  1. Login to Pinterest from your laptop or desktop.
  2. Click on your profile picture/name to go to your profile.
  3. Find and click on the Boards link. It appears as one of the tabs beneath your bigger/main profile picture.
  4. Click on the Create board link (red plus sign in the left corner area).

Secret board

group boardStart a secret board. Slowly add quality pins related to the theme. Launch it as a public board once there are enough pins.

Video on how to create a group board


Above video turned into point-by-point instructions

  1. Open Pinterest & click on your profile picture.
  2. Click Boards.
  3. Click red Create Board button.
  4. WordPress Peter adClick keep board secret button.
  5. Name the board.
  6. Click create.
  7. Scroll down and you will see suggested pins to save to your new board. Hover over a pin that is closely related to theme of your board. Click save.
  8. Save a few and come back to save more later.
  9. Go to one of your other boards and click on a pin that you’d like to be in your new board.
  10. Click on the dropdown arrow at the bottom of your pin.
  11. Click red save button beside the name of the appropriate board.
  12. group boardClick on Boards link.
  13. Scroll down and find latest board.
  14. Click itsĀ  pencil icon.
  15. Scroll down to keep this board secret.
  16. Click button to unselect keep it secret.
  17. Click Done at bottom of page.
  18. Click plus sign beneath board name.
  19. Click on hexagon to the right of Invite Collaborators.
  20. Turn group request on. There will now be a Join button for the people who wish to join your new board.
  21. Add some related pins to your new board. Do it as soon as possible.