A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Jul 10, 2014
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Facebook Comes to Chicago for Small Business Boot Camp

Facebook Comes to Chicago for Small Business Boot Camp

Facebook stops in Chicago during its five-city tour to give small businesses tips.

Jan 30, 2014
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By Rebecca Otis

5 Reasons Not to Abandon An Online Profile

5 Reasons Not to Abandon An Online Profile

Small businesses are often started by someone who has an idea, runs with it, and will do whatever it takes to make it happen. For example, they will set up a Facebook page, then ask an employee, friend,...

Apr 30, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

What Facebook's Loss of Users Means For You

What Facebook's Loss of Users Means For You

In case you had not heard, Facebook has been losing millions of users per month in its biggest markets, according to Business Insider, which, in turn, is citing “independent data.” It’s hard to get a feel...

Feb 5, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Local Lawsuit Against Facebook Goes to Trial in April

Local Lawsuit Against Facebook Goes to Trial in April

Back in late 2011, Timelines Inc., a small local company that claims to be “the first web site that enables people... like you to collaboratively record, discover and share history,” sued Facebook, claiming the...

Aug 7, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

How Facebook’s Newly Refined Geotargeted Ads Affect Your Biz

How Facebook’s Newly Refined Geotargeted Ads Affect Your Biz

On Friday, Facebook announced admins for Pages can now target their posts by gender, relationship status, education, workplace and what they’re interested in. Previous to this, they could only target based...

Aug 1, 2012
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By Mitchell Grogg

Law Puts Employers on "Limited Profile"

Law Puts Employers on "Limited Profile"

Employers to be prohibited from asking for passwords to social networking sites.

Jul 30, 2012

Teen Blogger Completes Nationwide Tour

Teen Blogger Completes Nationwide Tour

Tavi Gevinson's writing had appeared in Harper's Bazaar by age 13.

Jun 21, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Gov. Quinn to Outlaw Employers Requesting Social-Media Passwords

Gov. Quinn to Outlaw Employers Requesting Social-Media Passwords

Remember that blow-up a few months back about how employers were starting to ask potential hires for their social-media passwords? And how Facebook thought people shouldn't have to? Well, that battle is all but...

May 4, 2012
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By BJ Lutz

Facebook IPO to Come Through Chicago

Facebook IPO to Come Through Chicago

Company executives will hit the road on a two-week national tour in advance of social networking giant's IPO.

Feb 7, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

How to Not be Annoying on Facebook

How to Not be Annoying on Facebook

A while back, CNN -- and many other publications, in fact -- ran a piece called "the 12 most annoying types of Facebookers". When it comes to mapping this onto entrepreneurs, the one type of user you don't want...

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