Zerply: The simple LinkedIn

Have a look at Zerply. Yes, its another social network pegged around professionals. But its different in two ways:

  1. Simplicity: It takes away complex bells-and-whistles that clutter up LinkedIn. Gone are the “apps” for Slideshare, Events, Trips, Blog feeds, etc.
  2. Web Look-n-feel: The 3 themes on Zerply are very “Web Now”, clean and tight. They are designed by @elliotjaystocks@rogie and @mikekus

It’s refreshing to see such a simple and effective approach to professional networking. You can read more about Zerply (or follow cofounders @ckarltorp and @jakobs) to get a feel for the company culture.

I’m just wondering how Zerply plans to make money. If they start advertising, it’ll cram their style. They could go for subscription-based. Or maybe their exit strategy is to be bought-off by a larger player.

Either way, they should just focus on growing the network first. Signup to make your profile, you can get a cool one in just 5 minutes.

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Zaki Usman

Hello, I'm the founder and CEO at ShoutEx. I like to blog about marketing, mobile and web topics. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn.

Comments (2)

  • Maria S


    I like like the profile look. How can I get mine to look like that? 🙂


  • WilliamW


    Hey that does look like a nice little site. But its only beta right now and not open to the public? Or is it? I signed up for my account, but didnt get an email yet.


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