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5 Reasons Why Guys Should Use Pinterest



Pinterest isn’t just a site for craft ideas and motivational sayings, it’s an un-ending resource of cars, tech, manly cooking and travel that offers more than enough reasons for guys to use Pinterest.

Pinterest is a fast-growing social network where people find pictures, videos or websites they like and “pin” them to a board that their friends can see. Predominately viewed by women, Pinterest does offer men a lot of great resources they maybe would not consider. Yes, there are boards devoted to kittens. However, there are also boards devoted to Ferraris. Come along with us while we take a look at some of the uses for Pinterest by men.

1. Travel the World (or Explore Locally) With Pinterest


Travel recommendations with Pinterest

Looking for a new place to explore? Traveling to a new country and want to see the best places to visit? Pinterest’s travel section has it covered! The site is full of rich media covering some of the world’s best travel destinations, like the Burj Al Arab in Dubai to the Maldives Underwater Hotel.

Additionally, it is a great resource for local travel and day trip ideas. For example, for those living in Ohio, they can take a trip to the river gorge in Logan.

2. Be a Better Geek With Pinterest


A collection of Dr. Who pins from Pinterest

Odds are you are someone you know is a geek. For some men, it might be their significant other (or want-to-be significant other)! Pinterest is full of geek culture, from Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock and Kahn from Star Trek: Into Darkness) to Star Trek cosplay. Pinterest also has a lot on Doctor Who (pictured above). Looking to learn more about the Tardis? Unsure why a friend goes on and on about how awesome a 1967 Chevrolet Impala is? Pinterest has all of the answers!

3. Maintain a Car With Pinterest


Vehicle maintenance pins on Pinterest

Modern vehicles are becoming more and more complicated, requiring dealer visits for general maintenance items. At least people are led to believe that! Pinterest has a great collection of tips and advice for all sorts of maintenance! Oil changes, spark plug replacements and more are all topics that someone can learn about on Pinterest. In addition, since Pinterest is visual-based, all of the directions include great, easy-to-follow directions!

4. Become a Better Cook Using Pinterest


Selection of cooking pins from Pinterest

Some of the world’s best-known chefs are on Pinterest. Above is a selection on pins from Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network fame. Not only is there pictures of delicious-looking food, but these pictures are typically accompanied by the instructions on how to make them. Whether a novice or a professional, there is always some additional recipe or idea the modern cooking man could use!

5. Become a Better Dresser Using Pinterest


Selection of men’s fashion from Pinterest

Pinterest is filled with women’s fashion ideas, but there is also an entire category devoted to the men. Want to know what the latest apparel is? Pinterest has it. Trying to find the right shoes to go with the new outfit? Pinterest has it. There is absolutely no reason to go out in public looking like a bum anymore!

Pinterest is for everyone!

Pinterest is a great resources for both men and women. Although dominated by women, there are men on there posting great tips, advice and photos. Pinterest is also a great escape from work a few minutes a day. It is easy to set up an account, and if you have not checked it out, you should!

Pinterest is available online, iPhone & iPad and Android.



  1. Matt

    08/01/2013 at 7:45 am

    Pinterest is for the ladies. Guys, go to for a dude friendly experience where you won’t be inundated with frilly crap.

  2. rk05

    08/01/2013 at 7:57 am is another good one… for men

  3. Zoe

    08/03/2013 at 10:48 pm

    Here are 3 men on Pinterest with good content.

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