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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

LinkedIn Explains How Professionals Use Social Media to Shop for Gadgets

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Professionals are turning to their networks and other experts to make decisions about their next smartphone, tablet, or other gadget on LinkedIn, according to the results of the company’s annual Consumer Technology study. Michael Weir, who leads LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions efforts in the technology sector, offered some additional insight as to how people use social media before and after they buy a new gadget.

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Pew: More Americans Are Reading on Tablets

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Just two-thirds of all Americans over age 16 have read a book in the last year, down from 72 percent the previous year, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. The share of those who had read a book on a tablet, however, grew during the same period from 16 percent to 23 percent.

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