Small Business Week in Review

Everything you need to know about social media for business
February 16, 2012

Each week, our editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice. This week’s highlights are dedicated to social media and what it can do for your business.

9 Hot Facebook-Marketing Tips for Small Business
With 845 million users, Facebook has become an incredibly useful tool for brands. So it's important for companies to have a strong presence on the social network. Here’s how. Plus: Read more on Facebook.

How Pinterest Can Benefit Your Business
The site isn’t just for artists. Here’s a look at how some small-business owners are using and benefiting from the rapidly-growing platform. Plus: Read more on Pinterest.

6 Surefire Ways to Capture More ‘Likes’ on Facebook
Facebook “likes” are quickly turning into currency for credibility. So how can you give your numbers a boost? Follow these tips. Plus: Get more tips on customer engagement.

How to Craft the Perfect Social Media Contest
It's easy to run a contest on your favorite social network. But doing it right takes a little bit of work. Plus: Get more tips on offering promotions.

A Quick Guide to Tumblr for Business
There's a very engaged Tumblr audience waiting to see your content. Here are some tips to help you get started. Plus: Read more on Tumblr.

5 Common Social Media Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Whether you love it or hate it, social media is here to stay, for now. So make sure you're using it correctly. Plus: Get more tips on social media.