HP recently made a lot of hay that it is the first company to reach 1 million LinkedIn users. Is this really a big deal? HP seems to think so, and so are others who are trying to figure out how HP beat other well-known brands, like Coca-Cola – the biggest brand on Facebook – by a landslide with a paltry 200,000 LinkedIn followers.
How important is the LinkedIn milestone to HP’s brand, and what can other companies learn from HP’s LinkedIn strategy?
Before we dive into these questions, let’s consider a few important points.
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