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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Creating a Social Network by Angela Crocker

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Nonmonetary Success

The success of social networks is not always about money. There are many other factors that indicate success, and the results can often be quantified.

Size of Community

Celebrate each and every member of your community. Size matters, but don’t get caught up comparing your community to others. Not every network is going to be the next Facebook with 500 million users. Think about the scale of your efforts. Have you created a network for parents at your child’s school? Then your maximum size of community is the 200 families at the school, but you know that not everyone will be interested in participating online. So in this case, success is tied to a small number of potential members. Is your community wider reaching? Then ...

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