All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘thought leaders’

As LinkedIn’s Influencer Program Grows, Richard Branson Hits 1 Million Followers

At the beginning of October, LinkedIn debuted their new “Influencer” initiative, which allowed users to follow specific “thought leaders” across the network. At the outset, about 150 thought leaders from various industries were included in the program, which allowed them to publish long-form articles and presentations for their follower base. At the one-month mark, we told you that Virgin’s Richard …

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Richard Branson and Barack Obama Are Your Most-Followed LinkedIn Thought Leaders

The people of LinkedIn have spoken. After the first month of the social network allowing them to follow “thought leaders,” they have elected Sir Richard Branson as the most thought leadery of all. With 757,000+ followers, he is the the most-followed public figure on LinkedIn. President Obama comes in second with 389,000+ followers. Deepak Chopra, Mitt Romney, and Arianna Huffington …

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