All eyes are now on Facebook, as well as its wealth after the IPO, we should not forget the LinkedIn more rigid, if Mark Zuckerberg on behalf of Silicon Valley conquered the world arrogance, Hoffman embodies the more moderate side of Silicon Valley–look for the soul. However, no one from this point of view. “IT business news network” (reporter Ai Tao), according to foreign media reports, in May last year, listing of professional social networking site LinkedIn, price US $ 45, $ 94.25 ended on the first day, rising about 1 time. Such a profiteering industry observers had to admit, the value of social networking be unlimited zoom, has come to the point of free. LinkedIn now has more than 150 million accounts and about the addition of two new members per second. Leide·huofuman Linkedin founder says, more important than the pure number of members is the number they left the site of valuable information.

With sites such as Facebook to the minutiae of different occupation in private life, and different to advertising revenue, LinkedIn recruiting business annual revenue stream of $ 260 million, many enterprises with this advanced Internet tool to find a specific employee, after a rebound when the economy eventually, they undertook to pay even more rewards.

All eyes are now on Facebook, as well as its wealth after the IPO, we should not forget the LinkedIn more rigid, if Mark Zuckerberg on behalf of Silicon Valley conquered the world arrogance, Hoffman embodies the more moderate side of Silicon Valley–look for the soul. However, no one from this point of view.

Hoffman wanted to know was why LinkedIn has failed to reach Facebook users participation. In the United States, average monthly spend on LinkedIn site only 16 minutes, and they average over 7 hours per month to stay on Facebook. Hoffman said, our users are not even aware, LinkedIn is a to help them solve problems. LinkedIn may not have the size of Facebook, but it is the “Atlas of professional relationship”, can be combined with our careers, and reproduce themselves.

LinkedIn now needs to do is inspire its users. “Ask the average person,” Hoffman reluctantly said, “they just hang your resume online, they do not think there should be a place like this–access to business intelligence, research, build a network platform, so that other people can find them. If Americans really learn how to use LinkedIn, it will increase the country’s gross domestic product. “