Pinterest versus Socl? Well, I really don’t think so. Pinterest is a huge monster – third largest social network in the world – and it’s humming with activity. Socl is just starting out and is a little more limited because users can only post what they can find on the search engine Bing.
So why bother with Socl, then?
Well, I like things that are fast. I find it a LOT faster to create a board on Socl than on Pinterest. On Pinterest, you need to search for the photos you want, then pin them to your board. For Socl – you just type in your search term and you pin directly from the results onto your board. Fast. Easy. If you can tolerate Bing and the fact that you won’t always find exactly what you’re looking for, that is. Continue reading “Tips: Visual Social Networking for Authors (or Anyone)”