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How to Add Blog Posts to Your LinkedIn Profile

How to add blog posts to LinkedIn

How to Add An RSS Feed To LinkedIn Personal Account

1. Copy the URL of your blog or news feed. This can be found by clicking on the RSS icon on your blog or website. It should look something like this: http://feeds.feedburner.com/yourcompanyname or http://yourwebsite.com/feed.

2. Log in to your personal LinkedIn account.

3. Hover cursor over “Profile.” A dropdown menu will appear. Select “Edit Profile.”


LinkedIn blog posts


4. In the edit profile area, scroll down until you see the “Applications” section. This may be at the bottom of your profile. It may be higher. Select “Add an Application.”


LinkedIn blog posts


5. In the applications area, select the WordPress application by clicking on the blue title.

LinkedIn blog posts

6. Select “Add Application.” Be sure both boxes for display on profile and LinkedIn homepage are checked. They are by default.


LinkedIn blog posts


7. Paste your feed url in the text field. Be sure “Show all recent posts from your blog.” is selected. It will be by default. You will then see how your feed will display. You may need to select “Save.” If you do not see the “save” button, you have successfully added the feed to your profile.

8. Verify installation by selecting “View profile” from the drop down nav under “Profile.” You should see your new WordPress blog widget displayed on your LinkedIn profile. To move the placement of the widget, select “edit profile” from the drop down nav and you will be able to select the widget to drag it higher or lower on your profile.

Once you’re successfully adding blogs to your LinkedIn profile, it’s time to think about where your blogs originate from…your website. It’s time to think about your website’s overall design and your website’s lead generation strategy. To learn more about your options and how to improve your web presence, contact Vital today.

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