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Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
Starting a Business

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell
No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network
Marketing

No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network

Virgin America has partnered with the location-based business app Here On Biz to facilitate networking among its passengers both on the ground and in the air.
Geoff Weiss
This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media
Marketing

This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

A new study conducted by LinkedIn with the market research firm TNS reveals that social media has increasingly become the vital axis upon which small and medium-sized businesses turn.
Geoff Weiss
Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million
Technology

Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
Benjamin Kabin
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram: Determining the Best Platform for Mobile Marketing
Marketing

Facebook, Twitter or Instagram: Determining the Best Platform for Mobile Marketing

Our marketing expert Jim Yu discusses how to best utilize social for mobile marketing.
Jim Yu
Brand Visibility: Techniques and Tactics
Social Media

Brand Visibility: Techniques and Tactics

Your brand becomes visible by being shared, read, and seen on social media. These tips will help you keep it consistent and get it seen.
Scott Levy
5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now
Technology

5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now

When it comes to reading the latest news, figuring out how to jailbreak your phone or learning about innovative gadgets, many consumers are turning to Pinterest. And companies are taking note.
Matthew Toren
Facebook to App Developers: Don't Make Social an Afterthought
Technology

Facebook to App Developers: Don't Make Social an Afterthought

Why social media should be one of the first things you think about when developing a new app, not the last.
Emily Price
3 Surprising Biases That Could Hold You Back
Growth Strategies

3 Surprising Biases That Could Hold You Back

These factors could be against you when you're trying to get ahead. Here's how to overcome them.
Harrison Monarth
'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech
Marketing

'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech

An interview with Social Media Week founder Toby Daniels.
Jason Fell
At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands
Marketing

At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands

Does social media carry an intrinsic dollar value? At Marc Jacobs' latest pop-up store in New York, the designer is throwing money out the window entirely.
Geoff Weiss
POLL: Are We All Idiots? Or Is Twitter Really Difficult to Use?
Marketing

POLL: Are We All Idiots? Or Is Twitter Really Difficult to Use?

To the surprise of many, some people find Twitter difficult to understand. Are hashtags really that confusing?
Jason Fell
Pinterest Gives Mobile Site a Makeover as Smartphone Traffic Booms
Marketing

Pinterest Gives Mobile Site a Makeover as Smartphone Traffic Booms

Pinterest has added features to its mobile website that were previously on its native app and the desktop version of the site.
Benjamin Kabin
LinkedIn Buys Another Startup, Its Largest Acquisition So Far
Marketing

LinkedIn Buys Another Startup, Its Largest Acquisition So Far

This latest deal rings in at $120 million in cash and stock.
Jason Fell