By: Josh Sternberg | Digiday
Let’s say you were to construct the ideal business publisher from scratch. It would have a strong tech platform that doesn’t slow down because of too many users or ads. It would foster direct connections. It would also have writers who were the most influential people in their industries. It would be digitally native. And it wouldn’t be overly reliant on ads.
Now look at LinkedIn. Back to the ideal business publisher. Now back to LinkedIn.
Over the last four months, LinkedIn, always living in the shadow of the sexier social platforms, has quietly built out a publishing platform.