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  • bigrobeight bigrobeight Feb 7, 2013 5:35 PM Flag

    From the START .... LNKD vs FB

    "As a business networking site, LinkedIn might not be as sexy as Facebook (FB) and other buzzy startups. But from the start, LinkedIn stood out from the newly public pack .... LinkedIn was earning money and had a solid business model to boot. "

    " LinkedIn was earning money and had a solid business model to boot. "

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    • " The company has touted its multiple-revenue-stream approach, and all three money-making sectors were strong last quarter. "

      " Sales from job postings rose 90% over the year, accounting for more than half of the company's overall revenue. "

      "Ads and other marketing revenue increased by more than two-thirds over the year. Advertising represents just a quarter of LinkedIn's sales. By contrast, ads account for 84% of Facebook's revenue, and ad sales were up only 41% at the world's largest social network. "

      LNKD has a " multiple-revenue-stream " and advertising is just 25% of its sales .

      Facebook advertising is 84% of its revenue .

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