Social networking can help small businesses secure new clients, says Madeleine Miehls of WriteSideOfBusiness.com. Miehls' company runs an oral-history business, which was able to expand by using LinkedIn. "I used to laugh this off because I thought, 'What a waste of time,' " she says. "But it's not a waste of time at all. It just makes things that much faster."
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