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What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?
Microsoft

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
Nina Zipkin
This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking
Social Networking

This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking

Neeraj Jhanji got the idea on a Saturday morning in Tokyo, walking towards a crowded neighborhood train station. He wondered if any of his friends were nearby to join him for lunch.
Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?
Marketing Bootcamp

Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?

A sudden introduction to a new person would seem simple enough, but most of us have neither thought it through nor gotten it down pat. Here's how.
Phil La Duke
How To Break In and Stand Out at a Networking Event
Radicals & Visionaries

How To Break In and Stand Out at a Networking Event

Just remember that most person feel awkward striking up a conversation with a stranger and will appreciate that you took the initiative.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How Do Millennials Find Your Business?
Millennials

How Do Millennials Find Your Business?

Traditional advertising and a smooth sales pitch doesn't get you far with this generation. They want to know you and engage with your brand.
Matt Walker
Is Twitter Dead? Not So Fast My Friends.
Twitter

Is Twitter Dead? Not So Fast My Friends.

Twitter allows influencers to break news and speak their minds.
Jason Parks
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company
Growth Strategies

5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company

The co-founder of the mobile payments service shared his wisdom during a keynote address at the #StartupColumbia conference.
Lydia Belanger
7 Conferences That Will Level Up Your A-Game
Make More Happen

7 Conferences That Will Level Up Your A-Game

These events do more than just motivate and inspire.
Adam Toren
5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy
Connections

5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy

There's plenty of untapped value in the relationships and connections your business develops online. Here's how to capitalize on that.
Susan Solovic
LinkedIn Wants College Students to 'Swipe' Through Their Career Exploration
Linkedin

LinkedIn Wants College Students to 'Swipe' Through Their Career Exploration

The platform wants to help students figure out their post-grad plans.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Build Your Networking Skills During a Livestream Q&A With Dr. Ivan Misner, the Founder of BNI, on Friday at 3 p.m. EST
Marketing Bootcamp

Build Your Networking Skills During a Livestream Q&A With Dr. Ivan Misner, the Founder of BNI, on Friday at 3 p.m. EST

Dr. Misner's Business Network International has been helping entrepreneurs help each other -- face-to-face -- since 1985. Here's your chance to ask the father of modern networking your questions.
Erin Schultz
The Web Connects Me to the World, But Conferences Unite Me With My Tribe
Conferences

The Web Connects Me to the World, But Conferences Unite Me With My Tribe

This is why I travel thousands of miles to attend face-to-face events.
Sebastien Turbot
Having a Lot of Facebook Friends Can Help You Land a New Job
Facebook

Having a Lot of Facebook Friends Can Help You Land a New Job

New research from Tufts University, Stony Brook University and Facebook shows how social networking affects professional networking.
Catherine Clifford
10 Interesting Facts About Twitter on its 10th Birthday
Twitter

10 Interesting Facts About Twitter on its 10th Birthday

A commemorative serving of trivia about the social network that could have been named 'Friendstalker.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow