Congratulations! You recently attended an in-person or 1:few Oktopost Certification workshop and earned an Oktopost Certification. Since LinkedIn is the first impression you give to potential and current employers, prospects, and customers it’s important to make sure it’s up-to-date with your most recent achievements. It’s a great way to put your best foot forward on social.
So below, we explain the best way to add your Oktopost certification to your LinkedIn profile, as well as some easy-to-follow steps, and expert tips for showcasing your expertise.
Upload Your Certification to LinkedIn
Copy and paste the Personal Link of the certificate that you received via email and add it under “Licenses and Certifications” on LinkedIn.
To access your “Licenses and Certifications” on LinkedIn, navigate to the “Licenses and Certifications” section of your LinkedIn profile and click the + sign to add a new certification:
Once you navigate to the “Licenses and Certifications” section, enter the below details:
Name: The Name of Your Certificate [Example: B2B Employee Advocacy Program Management]
Issuing Organization: Oktopost
Issue Date: The date you received the certification [Example: July 2022]
Credential URL: [Your Unique Link that you received via email]
Hit save. Your certificate will now be showcased on your LinkedIn profile.
LinkedIn is a two-way street, which means it’s as much about you as it is about your network visiting your profile.
Once you add your certification to LinkedIn, go ahead and create a meaningful post about the experience. Recall something you learned, share a photo, or consider what you may do differently in the future after gaining new knowledge.
When you use this opportunity to create a post, your exciting news and hard work in upskilling will go further on LinkedIn.
For your network, your certification will be music to their ears as they will be eager to engage with your post. And depending on the engagement, this could be a great post to feature at the top of your profile!
When posting on LinkedIn, don’t forget to:
- Tag @Oktopost
- Tag any of the influential people you met that day
- Add hashtags: #b2bsocialmedia #marketing #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #oktopost #certification
And as always, if you need assistance with any of the above, from adding your certificate, or crafting a post, we’d be happy to help! Please feel free to connect directly with your dedicated customer success manager.