UPDATE: Xing’s real and not-so-real new features
12 Nov 2013The pace at which new members sign up at German business network Xing has picked up considerably lately. In the first nine months of last year Xing gained on average 67,000 new members per month; in the same period this year on average 90,000 new members signed up every month. Unfortunately, the number of paying (premium) memberships hasn’t benefitted from the bigger interest in the platform. I
Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on Aimgroup.com and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.