LinkedIn breaks revenue record, stock soars, but is all rosy?

08 Feb 2013

LinkedIn, with 53 percent of its revenue based on its Talent Solutions recruitment products, had a record year and a record fourth quarter in 2012.  Following the quarterly report and end-of-year announcement, its stock has jumped 17 percent.

For Q4, overall revenues grew 81 percent to just under $304 million.  For t

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.