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Mentioned during LinkedIn's CC: Ad revenue growth will be affected near-term by LinkedIn's...

Mentioned during LinkedIn's CC: Ad revenue growth will be affected near-term by LinkedIn's transition to sponsored news feed updates (similar to Facebook's Sponsored Stories) - management says it's working to "improve" its ad business model. Also, the impact of a recent price hike for LinkedIn's Recruiter product will be gradual. Talent Solutions customers grew by 1,700 in Q1 to 18K+ (2,400 added in seasonally strong Q4). ARPU higher though 27% of clients are now SMBs (24% a year ago). 30% of visits now from mobile, but PC page view growth still 31%. LinkedIn insists its ad prices remain strong in spite of the mobile shift. LNKD -10.4% AH. (Q1: I, II)
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  • billybubb
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    Amazing LNKD crushed it's numbers and traders killed the stock.
    2 May 2013, 06:18 PM Reply Like
  • jcg43210@gmail.com
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    This stock should be $100...even that would be high.Sell, sell, sell
    3 May 2013, 02:52 AM Reply Like
  • cabmaker
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    It was nice for Lnkd to get $.14 of earnings from tax breaks. Good company and growing but stock price was where it could be in 3 to 4 years. $100 is to much for now.
    3 May 2013, 07:28 AM Reply Like
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