Do You Really Need LinkedIn Premium?

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While many public companies in the Internet space have underperformed in 2012–Facebook, we’re looking at you–LinkedIn is an exception. Just last week, the business networking firm reported $228M in revenue during the second quarter, an 89 percent increase compared to the same time period last year. Aside from pulling in advertising dollars, LinkedIn also relies heavily on its subscription model to reach its financial goals (these monthly fees made up 19 perfect of total revenue in Q2). Read the full story at Fast Company.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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