LinkedIn is the leading social media platform of the world's professionals connecting nearly 756 million people from over 200 countries. Sometimes it is regarded as a job seeking or a recruitment platform, but it is way more than that.
Having a solid presence on LinkedIn can help you increase your brand awareness, widen your professional network, develop strong relations with your partners and customers and grow your sales.
So, we put in all the work to manage a LinkedIn account or a LinkedIn page. As it is a social media platform for business professionals, we need to be extra careful about our actions. To promote our business in B2B and B2C markets, it is now a must-have to maintain a strong presence on LinkedIn.
Well, to build a powerful presence on LinkedIn, you should provide high-quality content consistently that strengthens your position as an industry thought leader.
Monitoring the market and your customers' demands, coming up with new content ideas, engaging with your customers and your partners are a trick business on their own.
On top of all these, you need to post your content at the right time. So, that leaves many social media managers and marketers asking the same question:
Can you schedule posts on LinkedIn?
Imagine that you have an assistant that takes care of all the operational workload of posting your content on LinkedIn right on time.
Wouldn't it be nice? And now, imagine that this assistant of yours is artificially intelligent. It makes no mistakes, and even it helps you to find relevant and rich content for you. It sounds like a dream, right?
We have good news! This is where your dreams come true. The answer is, YES, you can schedule posts on LinkedIn with help from the excellent social media management tool, Circleboom Publish.
Circleboom Publish can also help you find relevant articles in your interest topics with its Article Curator. Further, you can link your favorite RSS Feeds to your LinkedIn account in one click.
But first, let's dive into "how" to schedule posts on LinkedIn with Circleboom Publish.
How to schedule posts on LinkedIn?
Step #1: Log in to Circleboom. If you don't have an account.
It will take only a few seconds to sign up.
Step #2: You will see the options for Twitter, Facebook Group, LinkedIn Profile, LinkedIn Page, Google My Business, and Instagram on the dashboard.
Click "LinkedIn Profile" to manage your LinkedIn account, or click "LinkedIn Page" to manage your LinkedIn Business Page.
Step #3: Complete the authorization step and link your LinkedIn account to Circleboom Publish's smart dashboard.
It will only take few seconds to add your account to the Circleboom dashboard.
Step #4: Once your LinkedIn account or LinkedIn Page is added, find the "Create New Post" button on the left-hand menu.
Click it to schedule your posts on LinkedIn.
Step #5: On the Create New Post dashboard, select your LinkedIn account or LinkedIn page to schedule your posts.
If you want to schedule posts on LinkedIn for multiple accounts, you can also take advantage of Circleboom Publish (up to 5 accounts in Pro subscription).
Once you click on the select account box, you will see a couple of different options. Here, if you want to schedule your posts on all your LinkedIn accounts, you can use the option "select by the social media platform."
Or, you can use the "Select by Group" option to group up your accounts that you regularly post altogether.
Step #6: After you have selected your LinkedIn accounts, you can create your post and check its preview on the right hand at the same time.
Once you are done, you will see a couple of options below the post preview as "Add to my Queue," "Schedule it," and "Post."
Pro Tip: Circleboom Publish is an all-in-one social media management tool. It also makes it possible to edit your posts with built-in Unsplash, Giphy and Canva APIs.
With Circleboom's intuitive interface, you don't need to open another tab to edit your posts on these platforms if you are already using these platforms. You can enrich your content with Canva's graphic features for images and videos.
Step #7: To schedule posts on LinkedIn for a future date, click "Schedule it" right below the post preview.
With Circleboom Publish, you can schedule posts on LinkedIn for a future date.
A box will open. Here, select the desired date and time and click "Schedule it."
How to come up with high-quality content for LinkedIn?
Besides the operational workload of social media management, content creation can also be a sticking point for you.
You need to consider your audience’s needs and desires, provide informative and interesting content and be regarded as an industry thought leader.
Basically, you need to give a valid reason for your audience to connect with you on LinkedIn.
Circleboom Publish is more than a basic social media management tool.
With Circleboom Article Curator, you can find interesting and trendy articles related to your interest areas.
All you need to do is select your preferred language and interest areas from over 300 interest categories that Circleboom has created for you.
As you select your interest topics, you will see a list of articles in that topic, and you can add your favorites to your queue.
Once you add your selection to your queue and determine your queue preferences, Circleboom will auto-post your articles based on the posting time interval and frequency you choose.
It sounds very intriguing, right?
If so, you can follow our step-by-step guide below to discover interesting articles with Circleboom’s Article Curator and create a posting queue to auto-post your content on LinkedIn.
Step #1: Log in to Circleboom.
If you don’t have a Circleboom Publish account, no worries, it will only take few seconds to create one.
Step #2: Once you log in to your Circleboom Publish account, you will see Twitter, Facebook Page, Facebook Group, LinkedIn Profile, LinkedIn Page, Google My Business and Instagram.
Choose LinkedIn Profile if you want to add a LinkedIn account; choose LinkedIn Page, to add a LinkedIn Company Page.
Step #3: Complete the account authorization to link your LinkedIn account to Circleboom Publish’s intuitive dashboard.
As you complete this process, you are good to go.
Step #4: On the left-hand menu, you will see the “Discover Articles” option.
Click it to open the Circleboom Article Curator.
Step #5: To edit your interest selection, select the “Manage Your Interests” option in blue.
Circleboom has curated thousands of blogs and articles in more than 300 interest categories.
Step #6: Firstly, choose the desired language for articles you want to be curated.
You can either pick your topics from the interest template presented on the right-hand side of the screen, or type your topics on the search bar. After you edit your selection, click “Save your Interest.”
Step #7: Once you have chosen your interest topics, Circleboom will direct you to the article curation page. Here, you can scan the article timeline and choose your favorites to post on your LinkedIn account.
You can select the articles by clicking the small square box on the right corner of the articles. As you pick your articles, a blue box will pop up. After you finish your selection, click “Add selected articles to queue.”
Step #8: Choose the LinkedIn accounts you want to post.
With Circleboom Publish, you can post to multiple accounts at once.
Step #9: If you haven’t set your post queue settings yet, no worries, it only takes few seconds to manage.
Just click the “Go to Queue Settings” button.
On the present dashboard, you should select your LinkedIn profile to set the queue settings for it.
Then, select your time zone, and define the start time, end time and time interval preferences.
Pro Tip: If you need a more specific queue plan, with the Advanced Plan option of Circleboom, you can specify your queue settings regarding weekdays, weekends or particular days of the week.
Every second, three professionals sign up to LinkedIn to be a part of this growing community.
These business professionals interact with LinkedIn Pages more than 1 billion times per month, and 96% of B2B marketers have used LinkedIn to distribute their content in the last 12 months.
To have a solid presence on LinkedIn, you need to provide informative and interesting content to your audience.
Circleboom Publish can help you find high-quality content with its article curator, and it will definitely help you schedule posts on LinkedIn, even on multiple accounts at once.
It is surely a life-saver tool for marketers and social media managers to promote your business and grow your sales.