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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crowdsourcing by Aliza Sherman

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Chapter 10
Accessing Crowds in Social Networks
In This Chapter
• Getting to know the basics of social networking
• Identifying crowdsourcing best suited to social networks
• Using social networks features for crowdsourcing
• Gathering and organizing input from your networks
You’re engaged in social networking, aren’t you? Everybody’s doing it, or so it seems. These days, the question is not, “Are you on Facebook or Twitter?” but, “How many ways are you using social networks?” Crowdsourcing is just one way you can use social networks to interact with an audience consisting of people who have chosen to connect with you.
Social networks were not created specifically for crowdsourcing—or even marketing or sales, for that matter. Social networks began ...

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