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The 11 Most Popular Pinterest Users

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 04/20/2012 2:54 pm Updated: 08/09/2012 9:37 am

Any ol' Pinterest user can post a pretty picture and call it a day. But creating a carefully-curated Pinterest page full of well-tailored boards, original content, and lots of interesting pins is a skill very few pinners have truly mastered. Those part of this super-user breed have attracted masses of followers with their pinning prowess.

If you're new to Pinterest and you're looking for some great tips to get started, we've got a list of the 27 most beautiful pinboards you need to check out. We've also pinned down (sorry) a list of the most popular users, courtesy of Repinly, a Pinterest directory site that offers a real-time list of the social network's most popular users. (You can also check out Repinly to find a ton more Pinterest data, such as what's trending across various categories, Repinly co-founder Rami Madi said in a press release announcing the directory earlier this week.)

Flip through the slideshow to view Pinterest's most-popular users, ranked by number of followers. Then, make sure to check out 11 awesome Pinterest tools that will help you pin like one of these pros.

What are your best Pinterest tips? Share them in the comments (below), tweet them at us (@HuffPostTech) or send them via email (technology@huffingtonpost.com).

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  • #11: Ez Pudewa

    Around 907,000 Pinterest users follow <a href="http://pinterest.com/ezpudewa/" target="_hplink">Ez Pudewa's page</a> of 54 boards and more than 3,100 pins.

  • #10: Bright.Bazaar

    <a href="http://pinterest.com/will_uk/" target="_hplink">Bright.Bazaar</a> (a.k.a. Will) certainly has a bright Pinterest page with 24 colorful boards and more than 5,400 pins. He has more than 924,000 followers.

  • #9: Michael Wurm

    With 42 boards and 4,210 pins, <a href="http://pinterest.com/inspiredbycharm/" target="_hplink">Pinterest user Michael Wurm</a> has collected around 940,000 followers.

  • #8: Christine Martinez

    <a href="http://pinterest.com/chrisem/" target="_hplink">Christine Martinez's creative Pinterest page</a> features 43 boards and about 6,000 pins, winning her roughly 979,000 followers.

  • #7: Daniel Bear Hunley

    Around 1,175,000 people follow <a href="http://pinterest.com/danielhunley/" target="_hplink">Daniel Bear Hunley's Pinterest page</a>, which contains 29 boards and about 2,300 pins.

  • #6: anna h

    User <a href="http://pinterest.com/anna_h/" target="_hplink">anna h</a>'s profile has garnered more than 1,200,00 followers with 52 boards and about 3,400 pins.

  • #5: Caitlin Cawley

    Pinterest user <a href="http://pinterest.com/caitlin_cawley/" target="_hplink">Caitlin Cawley</a> has more than 1,235,000 followers, 34 boards and about 2,000 pins on her page.

  • #4: Mike D

    With 27 boards and roughly 4,300 pins, <a href="http://pinterest.com/tempspaz/" target="_hplink">Mike D's Pinterest page</a> has attracted almost 1,270,000 followers.

  • #3: Maia McDonald

    About 1,317,000 users follow <a href="http://pinterest.com/maia_mcdonald/" target="_hplink">Maia McDonald</a> on Pinterest. Her page has 35 boards and more than 11,000 pins.

  • #2: Jennifer Chong

    <a href="http://pinterest.com/jchongdesign/" target="_hplink">Jennifer Chong's</a> Pinterest page has 55 boards, almost 3,000 pins and roughly 1,550,000 followers.

  • #1: Jane Wang

    Pinner <a href="http://pinterest.com/janew/#" target="_hplink"> Jane Wang</a> has nearly 2,844,000 followers on Pinterest. Her prolific pinning has spawned 83 boards and over 15,000 pins.

  • Pinterest Becomes Third Most Popular Social Network

    An Experian report claims Pinterest is now the third most popular social network, behind Facebook and Twitter.

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