Pinterest users spend more than shoppers referred by other social media sites, with an average order value of $140-180 (compared to $80 and $60 for Facebook and Twitter). Pinterest actually accounts for 25% of all retail referral traffic.
Explaining how a bit of research and a tiny discount to a product's pricing on your e-commerce site can capitalize on Pinterest Rich Pins and price notification emails and drive lots of focused traffic to your e-commerce site.
Jon Jenkins, the head of engineering Pinterest hired from Amazon a little over a year ago, has left the company, as TechCrunch noted based on a Quora explanation he posted. Jenkins said he wanted to do his own startup.