Share of different revenue sources in Facebook 2009 revenue

By A Bisht

According to Silicon Alley Insider, having access to Facebook inside developments, the share of different revenue sources in the company’s total revenue for 2009 is as under:

From Brand ads___________________________23 percent

The larger ad campaigns that Facebook makes for big brands.

From Facebook’s ad deal with Microsoft________27 percent

From the sale of Virtual goods________________14 percent

The virtual goods, like the “Gifts” users can buy for $1 or so to place on friends’ profiles.

From self-service ads______________________ 36 percent

Those ads that advertisers/users can create on the site quickly to target specific demographics of users. Thus Self-serve ads let marketers target precisely who they want to. --------