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Focus: Research Reports, Events, and Well-Connected Experts
Focus is another Q&A site targeted to business users. Figure 2 shows a sample Focus user profile, which includes a bio, website links, and social media buttons.
Figure 2 A sample Focus profile, with links to other social sites.
In addition to Q&A, Focus offers research reports from leading experts, as well as online events such as roundtables, webcasts, and summits. Event topics might range from hiring sales representatives to simplifying social business.
If you're interested in publishing your research on Focus or speaking at Focus events, you can sign up to be a Focus expert. To achieve expert status, you must have significant professional experience in your field and a solid presence on social networks such as LinkedIn or Twitter.