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Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.

A Quick Guide to Using Tumblr for Business

The blogging and social networking site can help increase search visibility and provide a mobile-friendly platform.

Big Investors Are Helping Trippy Go the Distance

Backed by author Tim Ferriss, singer Jason Mraz and Randi Zuckerberg, Trippy lets you tap the wisdom of your social network for in-the-know recommendations.

3 Ways to Supercharge Fan Engagement on Facebook

Here's how visual images, questions and videos can get your fans buzzing.

Finding the Best Time to Post to Social Networks

Popular URL shortening service bitly examines the peak times to post to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

What You Need to Know About the New Google Plus Design

Google's social network takes cues from Facebook and Twitter for its new look.

How Facebook's 'Offers' and 'Reach Generator' Can Deliver More for Less

Latest ad offerings from Facebook allow your business to extend its reach. Here are some highlights.

Social Media Con Artists a Rising Problem

Entrepreneurs that host online networking communities must be especially vigilant to protect their customers from scammers and spammers.

How to Keep Your Online Social Network Safe

Here are five things online business owners can do to help protect their users.

Is Your Facebook Business Page Ready for 31,170 Visitors?

A new survey reveals the reach of the average Facebook user.

Zuckerberg's $1 Salary and More: Parsing the Facebook IPO Filing

Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview.

Four Rules to Build Your Blog Readership

You've started writing, now it's time to learn how to promote each entry so you can gain traction and raise visibility.

How Gowalla's Deal with Facebook Affects You

Facebook's recent hire of Gowalla's geosocial team may signal the launch of Timeline, sooner.

Why Your Small Business Should Hangout on Google+

Here are three ways your business can best utilize the latest social network.

Viewpoint: Why Google+ Pages Isn't Good for Business

Google+ Pages has a long way to go before it can be worthy competitor to Facebook.

How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

A look at how the third-largest social network built a following, plus hiring tips for expanding businesses.

A Guide to Generating Leads on LinkedIn

Facebook is for stalking old flames, and LinkedIn is for finding new jobs, right? Wrong. Here's a look at an old social media platform's new lead-gen value.

Four Tools for Scouting Social Media Leaders in Your Network

Social analytics companies serve up ways for businesses to be influential. Here's how these rankers compare.

Chris Brogan on How Businesses Can Get Started on Google+

The social media expert offers a primer on how to build connections on the new networking site.

Klout's CEO: Why Social Media Matters for Entrepreneurs

'You build your leadership online as well as in your office,' says entrepreneur Joe Fernandez.

Why Facebook's Friends May Fade

While its customer satisfaction score jumped by 3 percent in 2011, Facebook continues to disappoint the masses.

How to Promote Your Business Blog with Social Media

Follow these tips to harness the full promotional power of the social web.

Groupon By the Numbers: From Startup to IPO

The 'deal-of-the-day' website has filed for an IPO, and it's growth is nothing less than staggering.

Taking Stock of Empire Avenue for Business

Empire Avenue's social media exchange offers a new way of cultivating brand evangelists.

John Jantsch on Using a Personal Approach With High-Tech Tools

Jantsch talks about the importance of good strategy when testing new marketing tactics.

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