How Do I Publish on LinkedIn? Do I Even Have Access?


Question of the Day: Maria, I hear all about blogging on LinkedIn, but have no idea where it is located. Do I even have access to it?

Most LinkedIn users still didn’t get around to publishing on the LinkedIn, even though everyone has access to LinkedIn publishing platform. Here is how to find the gateway to LinkedIn publishing:

1) Go to your LinkedIn Home page. At the top of the page you will see three tabs: Share an update, Upload a photo and Publish a post.

Accessing Publish a Post

2) Click on Publish a post tab featuring an orange pencil. LinkedIn publishing platform window will open.

Publishing a Post Large


3) You are now ready to publish long-form posts and build your following.

You can check out official LinkedIn platform guidelines here:

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Note: This post has been updated in 2016 to bring it up to date with the platform updates.


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