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I've loved Reddit.com from a viral / incoming traffic point of view, but you've got to be a broad contributor, ensuring that you post non-business content and interact on other's contributions. If you only self-promote, you'll quickly get banned from the "sub-reedits" you really want to post to. ...

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Here's your big challenge. The movers + shakers are busy working, so likely you'll only have people on your site which... aren't working... aren't movers + shakers... have free time to network... The best way I've found to make connections with great people is to contact them about an interview...

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It depends on what you're looking to monetize it with. One recommendation is affiliate marketing, because it happens under the table, in a sense. For example, get the plugin provided at the bottom of this answer. Browse amazon for products particular to your audience. If you're running a Faceb...

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It's generally not worth supporting additional languages at launch. Why add extra work when you don't even know if the network will take-off in English? Best to minimize the complexity for launch.

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It would certainly be viable, particularly if you create events that appeal to particular groups of people. Be sure to appeal to both sides of each group: providers (businesses) and customers. For example, get a local restaurant to sponsor and provide samples of their food and do a presentation...

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You have to offer something different, and specialization is a great way to build mass. Friendster and MySpace were open to anyone from the start. It's harder to manage growth of a community in that way. Facebook, by restricting its use to college students first, then to graduates with alumni em...

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Investors do not fund ideas. You must prove significant market interest in a product. Statistics that highlight potential don't translate into your product's revenue. Investors want to see how they will get a return on their investment. As for a business plan, be mindful that this is an investmen...

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I make a point of introducing myself to people online who are unlikely to become clients. You for instance. That's not altruism. It's curiosity. Learning about other people's business models, industries, unique challenges and goals -- even absorbing their phrases, vocabulary, and style -- prep...

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I've helped several businesses do this. 1) Differentiate yourself - make your portal highly compelling for small-to-medium businesses. 2) Give it for free to businesses that are recognizable and will allow you to feature a testimonial from them. This will build credibility. I like to go after...

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