Just recently LinkedIn released their new Follow button for all the users. The Follow button, according to World’s biggest business networking site, will allow people to stay up to date with the latest news and trends of the companies they are following.
For e.g. if you like a particular biz company you can start getting their updates directly on Linkedin by just clicking the follow button. Follow button sure is a breeze for many multinational companies to keep their users engaged and grow their professional network. According to statistics there are over 135 million users currently registered on Linkedin and what better way to keep them hooked by creating a Follow button.
According to the official blog post,
Starting today, companies will be adding this button to their websites, making it easier for any consumer on the web to begin following companies of interest, on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn, having such a vast database of the millions of companies in the world, we assure you, finding your company name is as easy as looking for hay in a haystack. That’s right. I accidentally came across a company named Hello which has 690 followers, seriously i never knew to this day, that there was such a company!
Coming to the part on how to add the linkedin follow button, please follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Visit this page https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins/follow-company
Step 2: Type your company name in the Enter a Company name field and choose your company.
Step 3: Select a No Count button if you don’t want to display your followers, or leave as it is to boast your followers in a counter box.
Step 4: Finally click the Get Code button to receive the HTML code to be pasted on your website. Place the code wherever you would like the follow button to be displayed.
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