Updated: March 26, 2018
This is a very good question because many bloggers fall into the trap of thinking that both services are the same and they just need to figure out which one to use.
That couldn't be further from the truth.
The reality is that BoardBooster can do everything that Tailwind can do, but Tailwind can't do everything that BoardBooster can do.
That should make your decision easy then, right?
Tailwind is hands down easier to use. It's not even a debate.
So how do you choose which one?
It really comes down to your workflow and what is your Pinterest strategy.
If all you care about is getting your pins out regularly to your boards and you don't mind manually adding pins to a queue then Tailwind will work for you just fine.
You can load up your pins, select the boards they are going to go to and be done with it. You just have to make sure that you refill your queue every once in a while so you don't go days without pinning.
If you want a completely hands-off approach where you can pin once and then never worry about that pin again because you know it's constantly going through your boards then you want BoardBooster.
BoardBooster has a higher learning curve but offers much more flexibility.
Currently, I exclusively use BoardBooster, not because Tailwind isn't great, but because I run so many different blogs and I have a very particular pinning strategy that I share in my Pinterest Book and Course.
However, if you're on the fence both offer free trials and I never have a problem recommending either.
Which one will get me more traffic?
This isn't really a good question because the scheduler that you use won't make a difference with regards to your traffic.
You achieve quality pageviews from Pinterest because of your Pinterest strategy, use of keywords, and the quality of your pins.
Pinterest schedulers are merely tools to help with that stuff.