Users will see prices, be able to select specific types of a product (like the color), and then they can tap the button to buy the product. In December 2015, Pinterest launched a new way for users to monitor price drops on buyable pins."When users save pins, they’ll get a heads up when a price drops in the form of an in-app notification and an email.According to Salesforce.com, Pinterest has become a key part of corporate digital marketing strategies.Before 2013, Pinterest only accounted for about 2 percent of global social-mediated sales, but by May 2014 that was up to about 23 percent.
Such pages can serve as a "virtual storefront." In one case study of a fashion website, users visiting from Pinterest spent 0 compared to spent from users coming from Facebook.
or be implemented by a webmaster directly on the website.
Some websites include red and white "pin it" buttons on items, which allow Pinterest users to pin them directly.
Noted entrepreneurs and investors include: Jack Abraham, Michael Birch, Scott Belsky, Brian Cohen, Shana Fisher, Ron Conway, First Mark Capital, Kevin Hartz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Hank Vigil, and Fritz Lanman.
Initially, there were several ways to register a new Pinterest account.