Xing, a network for business people in the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) released its financial report for H1 of FY2015 earlier this week and the overall picture was very positive: Revenue and profitability grew strongly from H1 last year to H1 this year (numbers are at the bottom of this article), all div
LinkedIn’s Q2 revenues jumped 33 percent from the same quarter in 2014 to $712 million, beating analysts’ expectations. The company said it expects full-year revenues of $2.94 billion.
Premium subscriptions were up 22 percent to $128 million. Marketing solution revenues rose 32 percent to $140 million.
It also said that Lynda.com – the online training platform it bought for $1.5 b
In what looks like another attempt to capture a new, more entry-level audience, LinkedIn is introducing a huge database of video career training. To do this it's about to acquire Lynda.com and hire its staff.
Here's the announcement:
LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com
While it's not solely a recruitment acquisition, LinkedIn's buy of predictive insights startup Refresh adds another significant tool for LinkedIn members who, as recruiters, wish to reach out to passive job candidates. It's as well a helpful tool for candidates who wish to stand out among the applicant crowd.
As of 2017, one third of all online display advertising spend will occur on Facebook and Twitter, with Facebook accounting for most of the dollars, according to a March 2015 EMarketer report. In fact, the two social
According to search engine marketing expert and WordStream founder Larry Kim, LinkedIn ads "stink" because LinkedIn's marketing of them and marketing delivered by them are also odoriferous.
In a Small Business Trends artic
Careerify, a recruitment-software startup, has been acquired by LinkedIn. The veteran business network is only interested in one of its software products, however - employee referrals.
Harpaul Sambhi, founder and CEO of Careerify, posted the following on LinkedIn:
LinkedIn.com, the professional network with more than 347 million users worldwide, launched an Arabic version in 2015. Back in 2012 Linkedin opened an office in Dubai to operate and support their customers in the Middle East.
Today about 14 million registered users in the Middle East and North Africa use LinkedIn in English. And now new users can select to register their new accounts in Arabic
While LinkedIn is first and foremost a business network - THE business network - its Talent Solutions revenue, as of the fourth quarter of 2014, makes up 57 percent of all revenue for the social media firm. That's a tiny drop from the 58 percent it represented in Q4 2013, but it's a 41 percent revenue boost year-over-year (YOY), to $369 million. LinkedIn total revenue for Q4, up 44 percent YOY to
Some LinkedIn premium users may be eligible for payments of up to $50 under the tentative settlement of a lawsuit based on a 2012 hacking incident when LinkedIn users’ passwords were stolen.
The proposed settlement, reported earlier today by MediaPost, would set aside $1.25 mil