ning, and also at odds with some comments above where some were commenting on how much money they make
I don't know if this is a blip or if extraordinary items were in these numbers but its certainly intersting
I have copied and pasted the report from Shortlist and Australian online newsletter, below
More double-digit revenue growth for LinkedIn Asia-Pacific; loss for global business
LinkedIn's Asia-Pacific business has maintained its double-digit revenue growth in the September quarter, while globally the company posted its first quarterly loss in two years.
Asia-Pac revenue was $US30.5 million ($A32.1m), up 70% with currency impact year-on-year, according to results released overnight.
The region accounted for 8% of global revenue, up from 7% last year.
LinkedIn as a whole achieved revenue of $US393 million, up 56%, however expenses increased at a faster rate, up 58% to $US388.3 million.
Operating income was $US4.6 million, down 23% from $US6 million last year, and the company reported a net loss of $US3.4 million, down from a $US2.3 million profit last year.
This is the first loss for LinkedIn since the 2011 September quarter.
LinkedIn's talent solutions products accounted for the majority of the company's revenue (57%), contributing $US224.7 million, up 62%.
Revenue from marketing products increased 38% to $US88.5 million, while premium subscriptions contributed revenue of $US79.8 million, up 61%.
LinkedIn's membership surpassed 259 million members during the quarter, representing year-on-year growth of 38%.…