Quick: how many social networks can you name that date back to 2003 and still make Wall Street swoon? Probably not many. In fact, maybe only one: LinkedIn. While you probably know about LinkedIn as a career tool, you may not know what it can do for your business. Whether sharing content, promoting products or encouraging prospective employees, companies are catching on to...
(3 months ago)
Filed under: Investing On its blog this morning, LinkedIn (NYS: LNKD) announced that its users can now mention their connections and companies within their LinkedIn conversations. The new feature allows LinkedIn members to be mentioned in status updates or comments on the website and sends a notification to the person who was mentioned in the status. It also integrates with...
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Morning Business Memo… LinkedIn (LNKD) and Facebook (FB) will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn’t be more different. LinkedIn promotes its service as a stepping-stone to a more enriching career. LinkedIn’s...
(5 days ago)
Today LinkedIn welcomed their fourth female executive team member, Pat Wadors. The addition of Wadors to the senior leadership of LinkedIn puts the company ahead of previous Silicon Valley gender ratio leaders Google, Adobe and Salesforce, who each have three women on their executive teams. Wadors has previously held senior human resource roles at Twitter, Yahoo! and most...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
Business networking site LinkedIn was down on Wednesday morning, with the company telling its users to "sit tight" as its team needed to "clean things up." As of 10:25 a.m., we do not know the cause of the outage, but LinkedIn formally acknowledged the service disruption over Twitter earlier this morning. Our site is currently experiencing some issues. Our team is continuing...
(2 months and 1 day ago)
LinkedIn stands out as one of the best Internet business models because it is constantly in process of building a defensible and valuable platform for its members and its sponsors. LinkedIn's announced acquisition of Pulse on Thursday further demonstrates LinkedIn’s strategy to become the most essential, must-have tool for its members and recruiters alike. As such, for...
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Now that LinkedIn is a decade old and has 225 million members, its fastest-growing demographic –30 million and counting-is students and those who are three years or less out of college. Though LinkedIn’s user agreement says that members agree they are at least 18 years old, I am going to make a recommendation and a prediction: High school students should start LinkedIn...
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Fox will distribute video clips via Twitter, which will sell advertising to go with them. The social network is in talks with other networks too, and its partnership with ESPN is expanding.Fox and Twitter have entered into a partnership to promote the broadcaster's programs and help advertisers reach TV audiences as they discuss shows on the social network.
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Your LinkedIn Headline is arguably the most important piece of real estate within your Profile.Yet, most users remain confused about its true function, and what to use (in place of LinkedIn's default, which is the current job...
(2 months and 9 days ago)
The drop in LinkedIn was an overreaction and there's a big buying opportunity in LinkedIn, Cramer said.
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