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LinkedIn leaves Facebook to make the Noise but Silently Makes the Money

Posted by nigeriaveritas on August 1, 2012

LinkedIn leaves Facebook to make the Noise but Silently Makes the Money

LinkedIn has greatly impressed me (and apparently Wall St.) with their revenue model. The company has a commanding lead in translating their directory to cash. The CEO has kept a low profile and focussed on selling to recruiters. It is reminiscent of RIM (Blackberry) in its glory days – creating a captive niche and extracting value from stable relationships.

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