LinkedIn membership statistics for the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) released this week go a long way towards explaining why Xing recently focused all its effort and resources on growing inside the region and practically wrote the "Ausland" off: LinkedIn membership is growing at more than double the pace of Xing.
LinkedIn released its latest membership
Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on Aimgroup.com and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.