How Graphic Designers Can Make Money on Pinterest

Updated: Oct 20, 2019

How Graphic Designers Can Make Money on Pinterest

Whether you are looking for another side hustle or run a full-time biz, there are countless ways to make money on Pinterest. If you are a graphic designer, you're in luck. There are a pinfinite number of ways to create income with your design work on Pinterest.

I'm no graphic designer. But over the years, I've learned to make money creating pins and infographics. So if I can make it happen as a non-designer, you definitely can!

So let's get to the different ways to make money on Pinterest with your design skills!

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How Graphic Designers Can Make Money on Pinterest

1. Display Your Work

Leverage your Pinterest account as your design portfolio. Create pins and infographics that show off your design skill sets, products and or services.

Be sure to curate your boards for your ideal customer avatar (ICA). Here is how you can optimize your pins and boards for business.

Got an eye for photography? Consider selling your photos as stock photos on your site or

Leverage Pinterest as your portfolio and direct website traffic to your site or iStockPhoto listing.

2. Digital Product Offer a digital product such as Pinterest design templates, stock photos, e-books or an online course to create passive income.

For instance, say you create an e-course on how to design a sales page. To increase sales, you can create pins and infographics to direct pinners to your online course.

Got a lot of great content? Consider putting together your blogs, videos, and other content into an online course. I've created 7 courses for free on Teachable!

Offer e-courses on your site. Then create pins and infographics to direct pinners to your online course.

3. Work with Not A Bond Girl As many long time readers know, I've been preparing for the different Pinterest marketing projects that are coming up.

So far, I've mainly helped businesses to leverage as a search engine tool. Pinterest SEO strategies have gone a long way when it comes to driving traffic. But great designs are key to viral content too!

Over time, many clients have requested help with creating infographics and pin designs. These clients include startups, small businesses and established brands.

Designs are fun. I can design pins and infographics, but it's just not my strength. SEO is more my jam! Which is why...

I am outsourcing all Not A Bond Girl design work.

As I prepare different Pinterest marketing proposals for clients, I'll be building a portfolio of designs they can choose from.

Do you have pins/infographics in your portfolio to show off?

Currently, I received 1.5 million views on my best month via Pinterest. So that'll be a decent amount of eyeballs on your designs =)

To have your designs uploaded on to my boards, please create pins and infographics using content from This includes blog titles, quotes, copy, and so forth.

If approved, I will upload your designs on to my Pinterest boards for clients to choose from. If clients choose your design, I will outsource the design project to you.

Basically, I take care of the SEO strategy work, you handle the design work.

For the graphic design rates charged to clients, please see the Services page. When clients choose your design, you'll take on the design efforts and be paid according to NBG rates.

You will receive 40% of design package rate. NBG receives 60% for the SEO and administrative work provided to clients.

Some percentages will vary slightly depending on number of pins and infographics needed. To give you some ideas, here are a few key elements to consider when designing pins and infographics:

Please submit designs to

Please include your website and social media account handles. I will use this information to credit your work in pin descriptions and other relevant areas.

When submitted, please allow for a few business days for a response. If your designs are uploaded, I may be promoting your design work on other social media platforms as well.

Occasionally, Not A Bond Girl pins that go viral tend to get stolen. This means other Pinterest users have changed the URL of NBG pins to direct it to their sites. I always report these stolen pins immediately to Pinterest.

Whether you are just starting out in graphic design or an OG, I look forward to supporting your creative efforts.

With our different skill sets and strengths, hopefully there will be lots of projects in the future for us to collaborate. Looking forward to seeing your Pintastic design work!

Create multiple income streams with simple Pinterest strategies.

Whether you are looking for another side hustle or want to run a full-time biz, there are countless ways to make money on Pinterest.

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