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LinkedIn Posting Guide: Steps & Tips 2024

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LinkedIn
LAST UPDATED
February 6, 2024
TL;DR

Posting on LinkedIn is a straightforward process involving creating and sharing content.

  • Sign into LinkedIn and click 'Start a post'.
  • Choose the type of content to share: text, photo, video, or article.
  • Select 'More' for additional post types like polls or documents.
  • Set your post's visibility: public, connections, Twitter, or groups.
  • Click 'Post' to publish your content.
  • For reposting, use 'Repost' or 'Repost with your thoughts' options.

To post content on LinkedIn, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your LinkedIn account.
  2. At the top of your LinkedIn homepage, locate the share box to begin creating your post.
  3. Click on Start a post to share a text update, or select the appropriate icon to share a photo, video, or write an article.
  4. If you want to share other types of content, click on the More icon to find post suggestions such as celebrating an occasion, sharing that you're hiring, creating a poll, adding a document, or finding an expert.
  5. After creating your content, choose the visibility for your post. You can share it publicly, with your connections, on Twitter, or with a LinkedIn Group.
  6. Once you're ready, click Post to share your update.

3. Click on Start a post to share a text update, or select the appropriate icon to share a photo, video, or write an article.

Note that LinkedIn expects members to adhere to their User Agreement and Professional Community Policies, which means refraining from dishonest or unprofessional behavior and not posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content.

If you want to repost content from other members or LinkedIn Pages:

  1. Find the post you want to share and click Repost beneath it.
  2. You can choose to repost directly or select Repost with your thoughts to add your own comments.
  3. If adding comments, use the "@" symbol to mention people, companies, or schools.
  4. Select who can see your repost in the Post settings pop-up window and click Done.
  5. Click Post to share the repost.

To delete a repost, click the More icon on the upper-right corner of the repost and select Delete post, then confirm by clicking Delete.

For sharing a post in a private message, click Send on the lower-right corner of the post, select the recipient(s), add a message if desired, and click Send.

Remember, posts from LinkedIn Groups can't be reposted, and if the original post was set to connections only, it can't be reposted by others.

Automate Your LinkedIn Workflow with Bardeen

Posting on LinkedIn is a valuable way to share your professional expertise and insights, keeping your network engaged. While it's simple to post manually, automating your LinkedIn posts can save you time and help maintain a consistent online presence. With Bardeen, you can schedule posts, curate content, and even analyze engagement all on autopilot.

Here are some examples of how Bardeen can transform your LinkedIn activity:

  1. Save LinkedIn group members to Google Sheets: Use this playbook to automatically extract members from LinkedIn groups and organize them in Google Sheets, making it easier to engage with your community.
  2. Save LinkedIn posts from search to Airtable: Automatically save posts from LinkedIn searches into Airtable for content curation and analysis. This can help you track industry trends and discover popular topics.
  3. Copy LinkedIn Post commenters to Google Sheets: This playbook helps you capture the engagement on your posts by saving commenter information to Google Sheets, allowing you to follow up or analyze your audience.

Start enhancing your LinkedIn strategy by automating these tasks. Download the Bardeen app at Bardeen.ai/download and take your professional networking to the next level.

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