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Writers and Bloggers, A New Way to Feature Your Best Work on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has as a fairly new “section” called “Publications” in user profiles. The publications section lets you add links to articles you have written on various publications. We all know the power of LinkedIn and to be able to showcase your work on such a powerful business networking site is fantastic.

How to set up LinkedIn Publications on your profile:

You can set up your profile in 4 simple steps.

Login and scroll past the initial bio area. Right above “Summary” you will see “New – Add Sections to reflect…”. Click on “Add Sections”.

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A pop up will appear; choose “Publications”. 

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Fill in the form (title, publication, date, link, summary and you can add another author).

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Example of Result

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Respect and trust are earned when people see you have been published on respected websites. LinkedIn is there to showcase your education, knowledge and experience. I would go today and take advantage of the Publications area. It is quick and easy to set up. I also recommend you choose your best work because you never know who might skim your profile.

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Melissa Fach

SEJ Editor - Melissa is the owner of SEO Aware, LLC. She is a consultant and trainer helping companies make the most of their content marketing and SEO. She specializes is the Psychology behind blogging and content marketing. Melissa is also an associate on the Community team at Moz, an associate and writer at CopyPress and an editor at Authority Labs. She is a self-proclaimed Star Wars and Internet geek and volunteers with big cats at BigCatHabitat.org.

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11 thoughts on “Writers and Bloggers, A New Way to Feature Your Best Work on LinkedIn

  1. Yeah but I believe they are redirecting these links to prevent any link juice from escaping

  2. Wow! Awesome! Thanks Melissa! Didn’t even know this feature existed – haven’t seen it on many other profiles either!

    Be interesting to see if there is an increase in referral traffic!