Pinterest Co-Founder Discusses pins that “Spread Like Wildfire”

In August, (forever ago in Pinterest time, but whatever), Ben Silbermann, co-founder of Pinterest, sat down with HGTV to discuss the rapid growth of Pinterest. Back then the site was still somewhat under the radar. It wasn’t until late in 2011 that Pinterest really exploded onto the mainstream scene. So now, Silbermann’s comments are evenContinue reading “Pinterest Co-Founder Discusses pins that “Spread Like Wildfire””

Mashable: Pinterest is Extra Popular In the Pacific Northwest. . .

Mashable’s video report on Pinterest’s recent growth covered an interesting aspect of their user base – Pinterest is big in the Pacific Northwest. ¬†Seattle businesses take note! Watch the full video here. . .

Pinterest Cofounder Discusses self promotion issue

Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp met up with the folks from Mashable to discuss the sites design, and comment on the ‘No self promotion’ pin etiquette guideline. If you’re a marketer, you’ll want to read this interview. He said specifically, For most consumer brands, the idea behind your brand makes sense on Pinterest.’ Here is theContinue reading “Pinterest Cofounder Discusses self promotion issue”

Comscore: “Pinterest Is On Its Way Up”

The smart folks at Comscore have a new blog post about Pinterest. Quick Summary: November 2011 data suggests Pinterest is almost at 5 million users. And as the Comscore folks put it… Pinterest is on its way up, and online pinboarding looks like it just may represent the next wave of Social Networking.” Online PinboardsContinue reading “Comscore: “Pinterest Is On Its Way Up””

Ad Age Weighs-In: Pinterest’s True Potential…

Great article in Ad Age: Real Simple: Pinterest Drives More Traffic For Us Than Facebook. Notably, author David Teicher states: “While driving traffic is great, the true potential in Pinterest may be in its ability to impact purchases, which is why retailers like Etsy, Nordstrom, and Lands’ End have taken to developing a presence on,Continue reading “Ad Age Weighs-In: Pinterest’s True Potential…”

Pinterest Zooms Past Etsy

Pinterest Zooms Past in site traffic… Here is the ComScore pageview graphic: This is a remarkable accomplishment. The average pageviews per user per month in October was a staggering 128. So despite having a relatively small online user community of just 3.3 Million unique visitors in October, they were able to generate 431 MillionContinue reading “Pinterest Zooms Past Etsy”