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What is a word for corporate and educational as opposed to social? For example, social networking site, corporate networking site, educational networking site…

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"As opposed to" in which ways? –  simchona Jun 18 '12 at 21:08
    
I don't want to call it a social networking site, but it is both an educational and corporate networking site –  Jordan Jun 18 '12 at 21:10
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Can you please explain further? It's hard to give a single word for a nebulous concept –  simchona Jun 18 '12 at 21:11
    
Professional, perhaps? That might work. –  J.R. Jun 18 '12 at 21:28
    
I agree with @simchona that this is too vague. Perhaps clarify as to whether you are simply avoiding the potential stigma of the social networking label, or are focusing on different communications formats such as bbs/forum, blog, surveys, instant messaging. Also, what are your goals, resume prep and review, job posting and application, interviewing, freelancing, bulk trading? The more information you can give these folks, the more likely they can help you. –  shinyspoongod Jun 19 '12 at 6:19

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LinkedIn calls itself a professional networking website. And the Wikipedia article about LinkedIn calls it a professional social networking website.

As far as the educational part, if the site offers continuing education (where a professional might earn CE hours), you could call it a CE portal.

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I'd suggest organizational for your intended use.

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How about "institutional?" I think this can cover both.

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