How does one determine the appropriate social network valuation? What are the alternatives and lessons learned from the bubble controversies?
Linkedin goes public this week. The business model of Linkedin is clear from its multiple revenue sources: advertising, subscriptions and recruitment services for businesses and headhunters. See details from the NY Times, Shares of Linkedin Soar on First Trading Day. Business Insights from the Linkedin IPO Also noted in this article: “With a valuation of $9 […]
The online business models of successful social networks are of great interest to owners of smaller ones. Here’s a quick update on the LinkedIns business model. Job ads are Linkedin’s biggest source of net revenues, says this morning’s New York Times article on it’s upcoming IPO. Revenue Sources Show Linkedin Freemium Business Model LinkedIn’s basic memberships […]
I opened my email the other morning to learn that the social network Linkedin has enabled more external applications for members. Linkedin is no longer a walled garden. I’ve discussed the divergent paths for social networks in an earlier post, Whither Social Networks? Walled Garden or Public Utility Revenue Model? Linkedin Members No Longer in […]
LinkedIn, a social networking website for business, has a new round of financing, according to Brad Stone in an article in last week’s New York Times. In the discussion, I found hints about Linkedin revenue streams and its business model in this social network: Linkedin Revenue Streams LinkedIn’s revenue sources are reported to be: Ad sales, about 1/4 […]