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LinkedIn's revenue growth is impressive and premium subs are only a little piece

LinkedIn's revenue growth is impressive and premium subs are only a little piece | cross pond high tech | Scoop.it

It's split between Talent Solutions, which are tools for corporate recruiters, Marketing Solutions, which is advertising and job listings, and Premium subscriptions, which are sold to salespeople and job seekers to make connections.

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CHART OF THE DAY: The Curious Case Of Apple's Flattening iTunes Revenue

CHART OF THE DAY: The Curious Case Of Apple's Flattening iTunes Revenue | cross pond high tech | Scoop.it

"Apple, if it were just a media company, would be pretty fearsome. Its iTunes business is on pace to do $8 billion in annual revenues.

 

But, fund manager Eric Jackson at Forbes noted something interesting about iTunes this quarter. It was flat on a sequential basis, despite the fact that Apple added 75 million new iOS devices. iTunes revenue was $2.1 billion.

 

Over the last four quarters iTunes revenue is basically flat going from $1.9 billion to $2.1 billion. Meanwhile, iOS devices have gone from 365 million to 529 million, a significant jump. Pulling further back, as we did in this chart, over the last 11 quarters, iOS devices are up 5.3X, while iTunes is only up 2X."

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Bizarre, bizarre...

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