Image-based Social Media: What is the Difference between Pinterest and Instagram?

When it comes to the finer points of social media and how to use it best for the promotion of one’s business… well, it can be a real jungle out there.

For example, I have been thinking for the longest time that pinterest and instagram was not something I might actively participate in, since I usually rely more on words and creating pictures or not my forte.

But, as they say “a picture says more than a thousand words” – and if you combine your picture with a few well-chosen words, picture-based social media can be a powerful promotion tool (as not only the advertising industry knows).

So, what is the difference between Pinterest and Instagram – beyond both being more (or less) picture-based?

The following post might give a good overview:

(Source: constantcontact.com)

What’s the Difference Between Pinterest and Instagram? And 9 More Instagram FAQs

And by the way: I am just starting out on Pinterest!

(…heading over to Google+ now…)

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