Pinterest CEO Presents Illuminating Slideshow About His Journey to Success

That new social collecting billboard thing Pinterest has just been killing it all over the web.  While numbers may be seeing a top, the functionality of the site is seamless and I believe there will always be a group of people that use Pinterest to satisfy their hoarding desires.  I’ve read a lot of analysis of the site itself, but none so interesting as Ben Silbermann, the site’s founder and CEO, talking about the rise of the site and the many surprising failures he had to go through.

Here are a few snippets from the slideshow, and the entire deck is posted at Business Insider, check it out.

 

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest MarketingPin your way to a wider audience! Starting December 1, work with the VP of Marketing at SheKnows to learn how to leverage Pinterest for your brand. In this course, you'll learn how to create a Pinterest Playbook to develop and measure your marketing strategy, grow a follower base, run an effective contest, and stay updated on the best practices for this platform. Register now!