How to post an article on your LinkedIn profile

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LinkedIn (Android | iOS | Web) is an excellent platform for those who want to create a professional network and look for a job. Among other resources, the social network allows its users to write and publish articles.

Unlike a standard publication, an article is a more complex text and serves to expand discussions on certain topics on the platform. In addition, it will become part of your professional profile and can be found by users inside and outside the social network.

If you’d like to contribute to the community by writing an article, check out the step-by-step post below on LinkedIn. It is important to note that this function is not available for the app on Android and iOS devices, it can be accessed only in the web version.

How to publish an article on LinkedIn

Step 1: use a web browser to access LinkedIn’s “Home” tab and, in the “Start a publication” area, click “Write article”.

Access the LinkedIn “Home” tab and, in the “Start a publication” area, click on “Write article” (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 2: on the next tab, click on the “Photos” icon at the top to be able to upload a featured image for your article. You can also drag one to the indicated location.

Click on the “Photos” icon and load the highlighted image for your article (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 3: give your article a title using the “Title” field.

In the “Title” field, enter a title for your article (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 4: then you can write your article directly in the LinkedIn editor.

Then write your article directly in the LinkedIn editor (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 5: you can use the top menu to create subtitles, leave an excerpt in “Bold”, “Italics”, “Underline”, create enumerations, quotes and insert links.

You can use the top menu to access text settings (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 6: clicking on the “+” icon next to a paragraph, you can open a menu that allows you to insert “Image”, Video ”,“ Slides ”, Links” and a “Excerpt”.

Click the “+” icon next to the paragraph to insert images, videos, links and more (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 7: finalizing your publication, check if it has been saved and click on “Publish” in the upper right corner.

Finishing the cartigo, click “Publish” in the upper right corner (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 8: in the next window, adjust who can view your publication, write a short text about it and, after completing the adjustments, click on “Publish” in the lower right corner.

Insert a text about your article and, when the adjustments are finished, click on “Publish” (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Tip: You can also insert hashtags to show your post to the right people.

Ready! You can now contribute to the community by writing and posting an article on LinkedIn.

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