Monday, October 16, 2006

LinkedIn -

Online network LinkedIn is to offer a new directory search, giving its members a new method of choosing business service providers based on recommendations, reports e-consultancy.

With a massive student user base, this could help in development of markets to student networks and a revenue stream for this MySpace/Bebo competitor.

In the new directory, LinkedIn users will be able to search for service providers among those recommended by friends, or else broaden the search to include friends of friends.

The site will also offer a global search option, which will search for service provides across the whole LinkedIn network.