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How to pin an Instagram post to Pinterest: Ultimate guide

How to pin an Instagram post to Pinterest: Ultimate guide

. 10 min read

You spend a lot of time creating and designing your Instagram post. Then it amazed people and got large amounts of impressions and engagements. So why not you can reach a wider audience? Let’s learn how to share your Instagram posts on Pinterest.

Cross-posting between social media platforms can save time and energy for an active social media user who wants to build a strong, multi-channel social media presence. Instagram and Pinterest are ideal candidates for an exchange of content. They both focus on visuals and have a remarkable number of users worldwide.

You should always keep in mind that social media post size requirements vary depending on the platforms. Every social media channel has its own post and image size guidelines. You can look at our ultimate guide for social media post sizes for each platform:

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If you have hard times keeping up with all the specifications of social media image sizes, we are here to put your mind at ease.

How to pin images from Instagram to Pinterest on desktop

When you open Instagram on your browser and try to share an image to other social media channels, you can find Twitter, Facebook, and Messenger.

Share Instagram images to other platforms

But, you don’t have an option for Pinterest.

Don’t give up easily! You can use Circleboom Publish to share your Instagram photos to Pinterest directly on your PC.

How to post from Instagram to Pinterest on PC (using Circleboom Publish)

You need to follow these x steps to share your Instagram images on Pinterest on your desktop:

Step #1: Open Circleboom on your browser.

Creating an account takes just a few seconds.

Circleboom
Circleboom Login

Step #2: Connect your Instagram and Pinterest accounts.

Circleboom also supports Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google Business Profile.

Connect Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Google Business Profile
Circleboom is a multi-channel platform

Step #3: You’ll see “Create New Post” on the left menu.

Click on it and proceed to the post creation screen.

"Create New Post"
"Create New Post"

Step #4: There, you need to select your Pinterest account(s) and board(s).

You can select multiple Pinterest accounts and boards at the same time.

Select Pinterest accounts and boards
You can select multiple Pinterest accounts and boards.

Step #5: You have options to curate content for your posts here. Canva, Unsplash, and Giphy provide excellent templates and graphics. You can also upload your own files.

Click on the ‘Canva’ button and select the Pinterest template.

Social media templates
Select Pinterest pin template

Step #6: You have various content options to enrich your social media posts. You can choose from many templates, stock images, filters, and other elements.

Select “More” at the bottom.

Content design on Canva
You can enrich your posts with many elements.

Step #7: Here, you have other apps to import your media to add to your Pinterest post.

Select “Instagram” among various other options.

Select "Instagram"
Choose "Instagram" among other options

Step #8: You can connect your Instagram account with your Circleboom account.

After the connection is made, you’ll see your Instagram photos on the board. Select the one that you want to share on Pinterest.  You can edit your image with amazing filters and effects. Once you have finished, click on the “Publish” button at the top right.

You can edit your Instagram pictures with amazing filters and designs.
You can edit your Instagram pictures with amazing filters and designs.

Step #9: In the last step, you can preview your post and add text.

You can share it immediately or schedule it for a later date and time. Also, you can set time intervals and send your Pinterest post automatically with the queue scheduling feature on Circleboom.

You can schedule your pins from Instagram.
You can schedule your pins from Instagram.

You can follow these steps and share your Instagram images on Pinterest. Also, Circleboom Publish offers another option. You can embed the link to your Instagram post and share it on Pinterest.

One Instagram account is not enough for most of us, as you know. So, we need to learn how to manage multiple Instagram accounts from the same device and platform. Circleboom Publish allows users to manage more than one Instagram account. Here is our detailed guide to find out more:

Manage multiple Instagram accounts from the same place!
You may rest guaranteed that you can. And it’s a lot less complicated than you may expect. We have prepared you the ultimate guide to handling multiple Instagram accounts without messing up!

It is similar to the first method. On the Canva board, you need to select the “Embeds” option under the “More” button.

Click on first "More" then "Embeds".
Click on first "More" then "Embeds".

Then you can paste the link to your Instagram post and click on “Add to Design”. After that, you can edit your image and click on “Publish” on the top. You can share your Instagram post to Pinterest by following the same steps.

Paste the URL of your Instagram post
Paste the URL of your Instagram post

You can create carousel posts on Instagram. Read our guidelines to find out how to make your carousel on Instagram:

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We think every marketer, business owner, or regular social media user should know how to make a carousel post on Instagram. Here is our guide to create an Instagram carousel in 5 steps.

How to get a link to an Instagram post

You can easily get your links to your Instagram posts as we present below:

Step #1: You can get a link to an Instagram post by directly copying the URL from the address bar.

Copy the link from the address bar.
Copy the link from the address bar.

Or you can click on three dots on the top right of the image on Instagram.

Three dots on the top right.

Step #2: Then, you can select “Copy Link” from the appearing menu.

Tap on "Copy Link".
Tap on "Copy Link".

That’s it! You have the link to your Instagram post.

Can you pin Instagram photos to Pinterest on mobile devices?

The answer is yes! You can send your Instagram posts directly to many other platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, etc., on your mobile devices, and Pinterest is one of them.

If you haven't downloaded Pinterest and Instagram on your mobile devices;

You can follow these steps and pin directly from Instagram to Pinterest on your phone.

Step #1: Open Instagram on your mobile device.

Go to your profile page from the bottom right. Then you can click on three dots on the top right.

Go to your Instagram profile and pick up an image shared.
Pick up an image shared.

Step #2: A menu will appear. You can select the “Share to” on it.

You will be directed to see your options.

Click on "Share to"
Click on "Share to"

Step #3 You’ll see your option there.

Select “Pinterest” among them.

Select "Pinterest" among the options.
Select "Pinterest" among the options.

Step #4:  There, you can create your Pinterest pin.

You can select your Instagram image to create your pin.

Select the image that you want to pin on Pinterest from Instagram
Select the image to pin on Pinterest

Step #5: You can create a new board for your new pin.

Or, you can select one from the offers.

Click on "Create" to share your pin.
Click on "Create" to share your pin.

Step #6:  You have created your new pin from your Instagram post.

It is that easy to pin from Instagram to Pinterest on Instagram.

Your pin is created and shared.
Your pin is created and shared.

So far, you have learned different ways to share your Instagram pictures on Pinterest. We offer an alternative method for it. Posting Instagram and Pinterest at the same time! Circleboom Publish allows you to create and post content to Instagram and Pinterest simultaneously.

Do you have multiple Pinterest accounts? Well, you can, but do you know how to manage them? Circleboom Publish provides the most comprehensive social media management platform to manage multiple Pinterest accounts simultaneously. Please check our related article here.

How to manage multiple Pinterest accounts at once?
Personal and professional brands that try to promote their products and services have been using Pinterest to get in touch with this respectable audience. To optimize their Pinterest use and maximize their engagements, they need to know how to manage multiple Pinterest accounts at once.

How to post on Instagram and Pinterest at the same time

You can create a post and share it on Instagram and Pinterest using Circleboom Publish. That way, you can also pin from Instagram to Pinterest. Please follow these steps:

Step #1: After you create an account and log into Circleboom Publish, click on “Create New Post” on the left menu.

On the account selection, choose your Instagram and Pinterest accounts. You can select multiple accounts at once.

You can select multiple Instagram and Pinterest accounts at once.
You can select multiple Instagram and Pinterest accounts at once.

Step #2: You can upload your domestic file in the next step.

Or, you can customize your template for both Instagram and Pinterest.

Customize your post template with Canva
Customize your post template with Canva

Step #3: On the Canva board, you can select from various templates, photos, animations, stickers, and other materials to post on Instagram and Pinterest. You can also edit your images with many effects and filters.

After selecting and editing your image, click on the “Publish” button on the top right.

Create and edit your image with many elements
Create and edit your image with many elements

Step #4: Before sending your image, you can preview and add text, emojis, and hashtags to your posts.

You can post them directly to Instagram and Pinterest or schedule them for a future date and time.

You can post directly or schedule your posts on Circleboom
You can post directly or schedule your posts on Circleboom

Both Instagram and Pinterest are golden platforms to promote your business and reach wider audiences to sell your products and services. To be successful, you need to know the marketing tips for both platforms. Read our article for a successful marketing strategy on Pinterest here:

Steal our chart of Pinterest Marketing strategy for 2021
Pinterest SEO and promoted Pins should be the Pinterest marketing elements to focus on while boosting shop traffic for your business.

Final Words

You may want to pin from Instagram to Pinterest by using your well-designed Instagram image, and this is totally possible.

Circleboom Publish provides users with amazing tools to share Instagram pictures to Pinterest fast and easily.

Circleboom supports Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google Business Profile at affordable prices.

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Digital marketing specialist focusing on market research and strategy development. He has a passion for content marketing and SEO. He is enthusiastic about books and movies.

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