There are so many brands on Pinterest because brands know that consumers are on Pinterest. People are searching, shopping, looking for ideas and inspiration. Why not get in on the action? It can be really simple for certain types of businesses to sell. Retailers and brands with an actual product that people are searching for are going to have a really simple time of taking a shot of their product and pinning it. But, what about everyone else? Well Pinterest can still be an extremely valuable tool to the creative marketer.