The Linkedin business model suggests that social networking websites can succeed by earning revenues from multiple streams. Many entrepreneurs building their own niche social networks avidly follow its progress.
Linkedin Business Model
LinkedIn Sources of Revenue: Now Job Recruiters Historically, Linkedin sources of revenue have been job ads, display and text ads, and paid memberships. Talent Pipeline adds another premium service for recruiters to the mix.
Business Model of Linkedin Works To Deliver Revenues that Investors Believe In Linkedin goes public this week. The Linkedin business model is clear from its multiple revenue sources: advertising, subscriptions and recruitment services for businesses and headhunters.
LinkedIn Business Model: Latest Details from Upcoming IPO Job ads are Linkedin’s biggest source of net revenues, says this morning’s New York Times article on it’s upcoming IPO.
Valuation Lessons from the Linkedin Bubble Controversy In his New York Times article “Waiting for Gravity to Hit Linkedin,” James Stewart describes valuation methods that niche social networking sites should recognize.
How to Set Up A Social Networking Website Part 15: LinkedIn’s Revenue Model 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 the Linkedin business model of this niche site.
How to Start a Social Networking Website Part 17: Whither Social Networks — “Walled Garden” or “Public Utility” Revenue Model? Bernard Lunn is skeptical about the viability of either the ad or subscription model for social networks. “Neither is easy.”
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