Did you know that from 2011 – 2012, unique visitors on Pinterest grew a whopping 286% from 700,000 to over 20 million? In fact, a recent Pew study has shown that 15% of Internet users are now on Pinterest, making it the third most-popular social media site in the United States. Pinterest is now even making a localized effort in the United Kingdom. Some say that it is disrupting the social media landscape but is it influencing online purchase behavior as well?Author informationDavid WallaceDavid Wallace, co-founder and CEO of SearchRank, is a recognized expert in the industry of search and social media marketing. Since 1997, David has been involved in developing successful search engine and social media marketing campaigns for large and small businesses. In additions to his duties at SearchRank, David is editor in chief at Infographic Journal, a blog featuring some today’s best infographics and data visualizations.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post The Pinterest Effect: From Pin to Purchase by @DavidWallace appeared first on Search Engine Journal.