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    Everybody knows data warehousing is big data. But when you want to understand what's really going on with your customers' social interactions, terabytes may seem small. It's a laborious process, but the insight it provides can reap big rewards.

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    We introduce the social network for professionals and explain how to create your profile on LinkedIn, how to connect with people and more.

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    You just left cocktail hour or a networking event and forgot to grab a business card from the person you'd been chatting with. Don't kick yourself. Instead, log on to LinkedIn to do some cyberstalking. It's a much better resource than Facebook, because with just bits and pieces of information, you're still likely to be able to find your target.

  • How-Tos: How to Set Up a Pinterest Business Page

    Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter and Google+, social bookmarking site Pinterest has unveiled pages exclusively for businesses.

  • How-Tos: How to Set Up a Pinterest Business Page

    You have no doubt watched the rise of Pinterest, the latest social media phenom. But have you switched to the new Pinterest Business Pages? Here's how to do it, plus details on its other exclusive features.

  • How-Tos: How to Add a Cover Photo to Twitter

    Twitter announced several new features today, including new mobile versions and an updated profile page that features a header photo. Here's how you can upload one.

  • How-Tos: Beginner's guide to Twitter

    Getting started with the popular microblogging site can be daunting. We demystify the world of tweeting and hashtags so you can join in the fun.

  • How-Tos: Get started with Google+

    You may be a regular Facebook user, but now there’s a new social network on the block that everybody’s talking about. We show you how to make the most of Google+.

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    You may have landed a new job, but your work on LinkedIn isn't done. Here are five things you need to do before day one.

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    One of the reasons there's so much animosity toward Facebook is that the service frequently makes changes without notifying users -- and not always for the better.


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