With a desire to take conversations from Melissa Johnson's nationally recognized entertaining blog, Best Friends For Frosting® to a new, engaged level of fun, Melissa launched the “Best Friends For Frosting®” podcast. Can’t wait to see you there!
August 18, 2020
Ready to learn all of the tips you need for success on Pinterest? On this episode, we dive in to learn the ins and outs of Pinterest with Enid Hwang, currently the Internal Communications Manager at Pinterest!
Enid Hwang was the sixth employee and the first woman hired by Pinterest, originally serving as the Community Manager. Can you believe she’s been there since it all started in 2011?! She shares all about how she landed her dream job and how Pinterest has grown since the very beginning, along with great tips for improving your profile and using all of Pinterest’s tools to the fullest.
In this episode, Enid dives in on how she took a huge leap and dove right in on getting her dream job at Pinterest. With that leap of faith she took, Enid talks about how others can make bold moves to dive in on their dream job too, advising that there will definitely be times that you’ll hear the word ‘no’ but the most important thing to remember is not to let them forget you.
I first met Enid after an ALT Summit Conference in 2012, so we definitely go way back, and I had such a blast chatting with her to dive into more of her own personal history with Pinterest, along with tips and tricks for Pinterest success!
As Pinterest has grown to more than 400 million monthly active users around the world, Enid led community-building with Pinners and influencers, policy and user-support, and has helped bring some of Pinners’ top-requested features to life along the way. For three years, she was also a core part of company internationalization efforts, leading landing teams in the UK and France, establishing local teams in five countries and heading global community efforts. There have been many mistakes and good stories along the way, including how to survive an 8-hour meeting in Japan and what it’s like to share a bathroom with five guys.
The best part of this episode?! Enid is diving in on so many great ways to up your Pinterest game! She shares about the importance of organizing and titling your boards and crafting your bio to match your content. She also shares all about the ways in which Pinterest has changed and grown over time. Enid was the 367th pinner, and now there’s more than 367 million monthly active pinners. SO much has changed since then!
Enid offers so many great tips on how to get more attention and engagement on your content, so those scrolling stop and click. She discusses the growth and opportunity of video, along with new tools for posting and analytics, along with features in the works through a partnership with Shopify and merchants, along with story content. This is definitely the exclusive spot to get tips and tricks from Pinterest you’ve been waiting for. You do not want to miss this episode!