Jinfo BlogSocial Networking: A Research Tool [ABSTRACT]

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By Amelia Kassel

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Abstract

Social networks aren't just a valuable way to manage your business and personal connections; these days they're a valuable potential source of hard-to-find research information. Amelia Kassel describes how to get the most of the content that network members are contributing to sites like LinkedIn and Vidipedia.

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Social networks aren't just a valuable way to manage your business and personal connections; these days they're a valuable potential source of hard-to-find research information. Amelia Kassel describes how to get the most of the content that network members are contributing to sites like LinkedIn and Vidipedia.

What's Inside:

One of the significant values of social networking is connecting with those who have direct experience with companies, products, or services and are expert in a field. A range of responses include pros and cons. Moreover, the LinkedIn Answers format encourages inclusion of links to specific sites, often leading to quality sources.

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