Linkedin to celebrate 20 Mio users March 29, 2008Posted by Phil Jeudy in Web.
Wednesday March 26 was a very special day. First this was my emotional day. Linkedin has been a core tool for my achievements in my last position…and still is.
This is the key business social network platform to me, and I have many numbers to highlight this:
-larger of network…and it’s still progressing
-I’ve been successfully directly introduce to many people many times…and that’s still true
-number of people requesting to join my network, not far to be a daily thing sometimes
-and I can mention also the number of people trying to reach some contacts through me
I don’t give any figures, no ego-post here. The quality of people you can connect with in terms of focus has no equivalence neither the potential in terms of quantity.
There are new features like the Company News being tested at the moment with some key companies (Electrolux is +80K people worldwide), and some news are about to come (french version?). Linkedin joined the Open Social movement, and there are high qualified profile here, not only technical ones.
The last agreement signed with APEC in France or Business Week in UK is a sign of the beginning of expansion strategy.
There are many partnerships to explore, and the former ideas I wrote when I was suggested as French Ambassador for Linkedin are still valid. So now I wait for some call from UK for being in position to develop and achieve them:
-and some additional…