LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is preparing to release earnings on Aug. 2. So far, the company's short life as a publicly traded company has been successful. But for investors to fully understand the business and how it makes its money, there are a few particular points of interest to pay attention to in the release. Jason Moser and Charly Travers talk about these points as well as the potential market opportunity that's still out there for LinkedIn

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