LinkedIn now has 1M publishers, with more than 130K posts per week

Business-oriented social networking company LinkedIn today announced that it has more than 1 million publishers posting content to the site.

They’re posting more than 130,000 items each week, according to a blog post on the new metrics from LinkedIn executive editor Daniel Roth.

“About 45 percent of readers are in the upper ranks of their industries: managers, VPs, CEOs, etc.,” Roth wrote. “The top content-demanding industries are tech, financial services and higher education. The average post now reaches professionals in 21 industries and 9 countries.”

LinkedIn introduced its publishing feature in 2012. The company had 364 million members in May.