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Taking on LinkedIn, News Corp. Is Planning a Social Network of Its Own

The coming launch of the 'WSJ Profile' social site, the arrival of sponsored posts on Tumblr, the value of a Google+ referral and more social-media news.
Brian Patrick Eha
LinkedIn Sees Mobile Growth Amid Acquisitions, New Apps
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LinkedIn Sees Mobile Growth Amid Acquisitions, New Apps

As the networking giant snaps up smaller companies and commits more deeply to mobile, user engagement has increased by 40 percent.
Brian Patrick Eha
10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your LinkedIn Company Page
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10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your LinkedIn Company Page

How you can make a company page that generates leads, sales and traffic back to your website.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network
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LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network

To celebrate the social media giant's 10th birthday, read about best practices for business owners.
Jason Fell
'The Office' Actor Rainn Wilson Builds a Site for Life's Biggest Questions
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'The Office' Actor Rainn Wilson Builds a Site for Life's Biggest Questions

Growing social networking site SoulPancake aims to be a 'question collective' where users discuss and debate their deepest philosophical quandaries.
Bryan Elliott
3 Emerging Social Networks to Keep an Eye On
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3 Emerging Social Networks to Keep an Eye On

These new tools should be on your radar. Here's why.
Michael Sebastian
3 Steps to Streamlining and Improving Your Twitter Account
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3 Steps to Streamlining and Improving Your Twitter Account

Consider these tips for getting the most out of your company's experience on the popular social network.
Cynthia Boris
5 Ideas for Pinterest Boards That Can Help Build Your Brand
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5 Ideas for Pinterest Boards That Can Help Build Your Brand

If you're interested in getting started on Pinterest, but don't know where to begin, consider the following ideas for boards that can help build your brand.
Karen Leland
How to Mine Social Networks for Valuable Customer Data
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How to Mine Social Networks for Valuable Customer Data

You can mine demographic and other data about your audience on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
AJ Kumar
3 Ways to Use Facebook Groups to Attract and Keep Customers
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3 Ways to Use Facebook Groups to Attract and Keep Customers

Follow these tips to create different types of groups tailored to specific customers.
Amy Porterfield
How Community Building Helped Photojojo Find Success
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How Community Building Helped Photojojo Find Success

The online forum and store is devoted to do-it-yourself photography tools and techniques, but the main goal is creating long-term relationships.
Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea
Starting a Business

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.
Laura Lorber
A Quick Guide to Using Tumblr for Business
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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.
Amy Gahran
Big Investors Are Helping Trippy Go the Distance
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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.
Gwen Moran