All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LinkedIn’

LinkedIn Launches Redesign For Groups

LinkedIn announced today that LinkedIn Groups is getting a big redesign with new customization features. Here’s what it looks like: “The new streamlined interface also makes it easier for members to find content and engage in a Group,” says LinkedIn’s Jennifer Bunting. “On LinkedIn, members join Groups to share knowledge and network. Brands like Citi, Staples, and Capital One use …

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LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one that involves dropping the age limit for new members and setting up special University Pages for students to use as …

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LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality

LinkedIn announced on Monday that it has added mobile job application functionality across its iOS and Android apps, as well as its mobile site. Those members seeking jobs will start seeing a new “Apply” button if the company they’re applying for collects applications with LinkedIn Recruiter. If the job poster collects applications through an ATS system, job candidates will see …

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LinkedIn Opens Up Company Page APIs

LinkedIn just announced that it’s opening up its company page APIs. This means developers can enable marketers to publish content to LinkedIn Company Pages, monitor conversations in real time and get analytics from the pages. “Initially available to a select group of partners, including Hootsuite, HubSpot, Spredfast, Adobe, Shoutlet, Percolate, Salesforce, and Sprinklr, the opening of LinkedIn’s Company Pages API …

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LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Out, Revenue Up 59% YoY

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the second quarter, with revenue up 59% year-over-year at $363.7 million, beating Wall Street estimates. Net income was $3.7 million, compared to $2.8 million in the second quarter last year. The company also announced that its membership reached 238 million, with growth accelerated to 37% year-over-year. The growth, the company says, is mainly …

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LinkedIn Gets Better for Businesses with New Company Page Analytics

LinkedIn has just launched another tool to help businesses better promote themselves on the network. Starting today, everyone who operates a company page on LinkedIn will gain access to a new set of analytics. Company Page analytics let businesses track various metrics for each of their posts – impressions, clicks, interactions, the number of followers acquired because of said post, …

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LinkedIn Sponsored Updates Now Available To All Advertisers

LinkedIn just announced that sponsored updates are now available to all advertisers. The feature was announced last week, after testing for about six months. The company initially rolled it out to a select number of companies. Now they’re available via self-serve. LinkedIn’s Gyanda Sachdeva says in a blog post: Today we’re excited to announce that Sponsored Updates are now available …

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LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare

LinkedIn announced on Thursday that it has launched a new player on Slideshare specifically for infographics. It looks like so: What Makes Great Infographics from SlideShare “Though we have hosted infographics in the past, our new player optimizes the viewing experience of the increasingly important content type,” explains LinkedIn’s Arpit Dhariwal. “Like all SlideShares, a viewer can easily share infographics …

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LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates in Your Feed

LinkedIn is finally following the path of other social sites like Facebook and Twitter as the professional network has just launched Sponsored Updates for your activity feed. LinkedIn has been testing Sponsored Updates for about six months nows, but today they’re finally pulling back the veil on the new advertising venture. “We know that getting relevant information at the right …

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LinkedIn Search Gets Better on iOS and Android

Like many social networks and other applications, LinkedIn’s fastest growing sector is mobile. A few months ago, when LinkedIn launched a pretty major mobile redesign, the company said that 27% of their unique visitors come from their mobile apps – up 15% from a year ago. Mobile pageviews have also increased by 250%. With that in mind, it’s no surprise …

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LinkedIn Partners With IDG On New Group Programs

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with IDG Communications to offer IT vendors and marketers new ways to engage wit LinkedIn members. The IDG Enterprise Custom Solutions group will provide services for marketing programs and offerings, building on existing LinkedIn capabilities. “Based on a study LinkedIn conducted last year, LinkedIn has found that IT professionals are increasingly turning to social …

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LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage

LinkedIn is making a few additions to your homepage that they say will “provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement” across the network. Soon, you’ll see a new “Who’s Viewed Your Updates” section on the homepage. It tracks your posts from the previous two weeks and gives you a quick glance at how well they performed …

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