Why have LinkedIn advertising prices skyrocketed?

Why have LinkedIn advertising prices skyrocketed?

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Recently, there has been a sudden surge in advertising prices on LinkedIn, likely driven by increased demand. This heightened demand is presumably a result of marketers boycotting the X platform, opting for alternative promotion channels such as LinkedIn. This surge in demand is leading to increased competition on LinkedIn, consequently driving up the cost of advertising services on this platform. Marketers acknowledge the unique targeting opportunities and the promise of high profitability from advertising campaigns on LinkedIn. This trend indicates significant shifts in the advertising landscape and a change in marketing professionals’ strategies in response to the new market realities.

How are advertising prices calculated?

Advertising prices on LinkedIn are determined by an auction system based on market demand. The higher the overall demand for advertising services on the platform, the more intense the competition among advertisers for available ad space, leading to an increase in advertising prices. The dynamic pricing on LinkedIn is influenced by the volume and intensity of demand, ensuring that prices adapt to current market conditions. Competition remains a crucial factor, arising from various reasons such as the platform’s popularity, changes in marketing strategies, or the introduction of new targeting opportunities.

How much have advertising prices increased?

During the past year, the cost of advertising on the platform owned by Microsoft has surged by a significant 30% in some cases, as reported by the Financial Times. Leesha Anderson, Vice President of Digital Marketing and Social Media at the Outcast advertising agency, shared her observations with the newspaper:

“This is the season for LinkedIn. Most have transitioned to LinkedIn over the past year… A few weeks ago, most of our clients were off X. Now they are all off X.” A media buyer revealed that the cost per thousand impressions of an ad can now reach up to $300 for premium campaigns on LinkedIn, significantly surpassing the cost of running similar campaigns on Meta’s platforms, estimated to be between $10 and $15.

Thus, LinkedIn stands out with a sharp increase in advertising prices, becoming an attractive choice for many advertisers who are turning their attention to this platform due to the rising cost of advertising on other platforms.

Advertising revenue on LinkedIn

According to Insider Intelligence, the platform’s annual advertising revenue increased by 10.1% compared to the previous year, reaching almost $4 billion in 2023. The research group now predicts that the growth will be an additional 14.1% in 2024.

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