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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 Promotes 3rd Party Developers, Whereas Twitter Demotes Them

on December 4, 2012 | Social Media | Comments (0)
LinkedIn Promotes 3rd Party Developers, Whereas Twitter Demotes Them

When I logged into LinkedIn yesterday, I was greeted with this message above. Does LinkedIn and Twitterfeed have a special new arrangement? Maybe, maybe not. This got me thinking about the recent changes from Twitter whereby they have placed tighter restrictions on API usage by 3rd party developers. Twitter used to have a source label […]

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Boost Your Homepage SEO With This Social Media Share Button Tweak

on October 12, 2012 | SEO | Comments (3)
Boost Your Homepage SEO With This Social Media Share Button Tweak

We have discussed in the past how lots of social media sharing and retweets can boost your websites SEO. Google has admitted they look at social media websites to use social signals as part of their search algorithms. Facebook is a closed system and Google has said many times they can’t access the site properly, whilst Twitter […]

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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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