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LinkedIn’s SlideShare Axes Its Freemium Model, Makes ‘Pro’ Features Like Analytics Free

slideshare profile custom SlideShare, the LinkedIn-owned site that lets you upload and distribute presentations online, is turning over a new leaf today. The service, which has 60 million users, is going free. In tandem with that, SlideShare is dropping its PRO tiers, once priced at $19/month and $49/month, and making extra features like analytics, which used to come at a price, free for all.
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Yes, Rapportive Is All #$%@ed Up Right Now

rapportive-angled It was bad enough that LinkedIn bought the incredibly useful Gmail widget maker Rapportive, which offers a lightweight CRM tool that shows your contacts’ social accounts and recent updates, then proceeded to rip out the functionality that made the thing popular in the first place. But now, they’ve somehow managed to make the widget even worse. As in, it doesn’t even work… Read More

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Putting the convenience of managing your job hunt on your mobile device

Job Relate provides both companies and jobseekers with a mobile platform to network, seek out career opportunities, and recruit seamlessly Finding a job just isn’t what it used to be. In the past, what jobseekers needed to do was simply browse the Classifieds section of the local newspapers, look for openings they were interested in,

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This startup can get Brangelina’s chef to whip up a meal for you

Always drooled seeing Anthony Bourdain or Gordon Ramsay in action? ChefHost can now help you reach them to savour their culinary delights Twenty three-year-old Abhinandan Balasubramanian lived in London and preferred dining at restaurants rather than cooking at home. Soon he drained out of options and the old favourites seemed monotonous. Once there was a small Read the full article…

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LinkedIn Launches A Standalone Sales Navigator To Help Users With “Social Selling”

Sales Navigator Lead Capture LinkedIn is fleshing out its tools for salesepople today with a new version of its Sales Navigator. The biggest difference — the Sales Navigator is now a standalone product, rather than an additional set of features on the main LinkedIn site. Vice President of Sales Solution Mike Derezin and Group Product Manager Sachin Rekhi walked me through the new product last week. The idea,… Read More

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LinkedIn Beats The Street In Q2 On Sales Of $511M, EPS Of $0.51

linked-earnings With social networks Facebook and Twitter handily beating analyst estimates for Q2 earnings, LinkedIn today reported its Q2 results and showed that rising tides are lifting its boat, too. Revenue for the second quarter was $534 million and its EPS (non-GAAP diluted) was $0.51 as the company also raised its guidance for Q3 and the full year. The company’s stock is up by around 8% in… Read More

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LinkedIn revamps its user profiles to help you increase your business contacts

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LinkedIn is revamping user profiles on its mobile app, making a big design change as it seeks to help its members, their interests and other details stand out. “Your LinkedIn Profile is your professional identity of record. It’s also the heart of LinkedIn. Your new profile helps you tell your story to other professionals when they’re looking for you on the go,” the company said in a blog post. The new profile is certainly more visual. It lists out mutual connections, in addition to basic details like name, employer, job title, etc. LinkedIn explains that the idea is to enable you…

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Are you sexist and you don’t know it? Why you should ask yourself that if you’re in tech

Startup hubs like to portray themselves as meritocracies but sexism is pervasive. To a man it may not be apparent. To a woman it can feel like a thousand cuts.

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