Add a LinkedIn Company Follow Button to Your Site

LinkedIn now offers a Company Follow button for your web site that allows anyone to follow your company’s LinkedIn profile with one click.

LinkedIn Company Follow Button

Why should you care? A properly optimized LinkedIn Company Page may prove to be your best social platform for lead generation. A recent study by HubSpot of over 5000 businesses showed that LinkedIn has 3 times the lead conversion rate of either Facebook or Twitter.

LinkedIn Leads Graph

How to Get and Install a LinkedIn Company Follow Button

  1. LinkedIn Follow Company ButtonGo to LinkedIn’s Build a Company Follow Button page (https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins/follow-company)
  2. Type your company’s name in the box below “Enter a company name.” A dropdown will appear allowing you to select the correct page.
  3. Choose from one of two button styles: with or without a follower count.
  4. Click “Get Code” and copy the code shown.
  5. On your web site, paste the code in your main page’s HTML, preferably near your other social media follow buttons.

That’s it! Now make sure you keep your LinkedIn Company Page up to date and relevant.

Add a LinkedIn Company Follow Button to Your Site by

Mark is Director of Digital Outreach for Virante Inc. Mark helps businesses build strategies to increase brand influence and attract natural links and social signals. He has a special reputation as an expert on Google+ and Google Authorship. A former teacher, Mark has worked directly in Internet marketing since 2005, but has been involved in social media and online community formation since the mid 1990s. When not helping Virante clients improve their online presence, Mark participates in competitive storytelling, plays with a Dixieland street band, and (surprise) spends more time on the web.

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