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Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

on June 14, 2016 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

Microsoft has announced that they are buying the LinkedIn business networking site for $26.2 Billion USD. As a result LinkedIn’s stock has risen 47% on the news. Some key facts about LinkedIn’s growth: 19 percent growth year over year (YOY) to more than 433 million members worldwide 9 percent growth YOY to more than 105 million […]

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LinkedIn Rolls Out ‘Sponsored InMail’ Advertising Product In Australia

on February 12, 2015 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Rolls Out 'Sponsored InMail' Advertising Product In Australia

LinkedIn is now offering businesses in Australia the opportunity to utilise a whole new advertising product – Sponsored InMail. Sponsored InMail allows businesses to send out targeted InMails/Direct Messages to a wide audience – in Australia and worldwide. Similar in a way to Twitter Direct Messages, LinkedIn InMail has been around for many years – […]

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LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman & Jeff Weiner Share Their HR Insights, Among Other Things [VIDEO]

on July 15, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman & Jeff Weiner Share Their HR Insights, Among Other Things [VIDEO]

I have always enjoyed listening to these 2 vigorous entrepreneurs, Co-Founder Reid Hoffman, and CEO of LinkedIn Jeff Weiner. As part of their ongoing LinkedIn Speaker Series, Reid wanted to take the opportunity to talk about his new book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, explaining how the employer-employee relationship is broken – and how managers now face […]

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Barbie Joins LinkedIn

on June 27, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Barbie Joins LinkedIn

Our favourite childhood doll – Barbie, has just joined LinkedIn and ready to give women (and men) around the world the career advice you have been looking for. Barbie has setup a company page (not a personal profile) which you can view at: www.linkedin.com/company/barbie® She goes on to talk about her company, products, career advice […]

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LinkedIn Rolling Out New Functionality Allowing Users To Post Blog Articles

on February 20, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Rolling Out New Functionality Allowing Users To Post Blog Articles

For some time LinkedIn has had their ‘Influencer Program’ where by leading business figures can post public broadcasts and blog posts on their profile. This was a good move by LinkedIn to vary their content base and capture unique opinion from business leaders all around the world. LinkedIn have now announced that this functionality, called […]

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LinkedIn Hits 50 Million Members in Asia Pacific, 5 Million In Australia

on February 13, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Hits 50 Million Members in Asia Pacific, 5 Million In Australia

LinkedIn have announced in a company blog post that their social network now has 50 million members residing in the Asia-Pacific region, with over 5 million registered users in Australia. Specifically, the figures are: Australia – 5 million members India – 24 million China – 4 million Indonesia – 2 million Philippines – 2 million […]

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LinkedIn Reaches 4 Million Australian Members – But How Many Are Active?

on March 22, 2013 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Reaches 4 Million Australian Members - But How Many Are Active?

LinkedIn has now reached the milestone of 4 million Australian members. It was only in March 2012 that we reported LinkedIn reached 3 million members - so over the last 12 months LinkedIn has added 1 million Australian’s, or about 83,000 news sign-ups per month – about 2700 a day. This is a rather impressive milestone […]

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LinkedIn Answers To Be Retired January 31

on January 21, 2013 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Answers To Be Retired January 31

In a surprising move for many, LinkedIn has decided to retire their Q&A product – LinkedIn Answers on January 31, 2013. This feature has been on the site ever since 2007 and whilst has always got use from users it’s clear not enough to satisfy LinkedIn in keeping this product alive. One of the issues for many […]

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Treat your LinkedIn Connections Like your Twitter Followers

on September 27, 2012 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Treat your LinkedIn Connections Like your Twitter Followers

Let me ask a few opening questions: 1. Do you add every single person you can on LinkedIn as a connection? 2. Do you accept connections from random people overseas in a totally unrelated industry? LinkedIn is a great professional tool for connecting with new industry contacts, but taking a spammy and ‘totally open’ approach […]

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LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Rolls Out To Australia and New Zealand

on September 7, 2012 | LinkedIn | Comments (2)
LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Rolls Out To Australia and New Zealand

Over the last couple of days you may have noticed a new feature on LinkedIn – Endorsements on your skills and those of your connections. These are showing up in the real time feed so it would be hard to miss. These LinkedIn Endorsements are being beta tested by Australian and New Zealand users before […]

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