How to post LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates

Recommend LinkedIn ConnectionsLinkedIn is a great tool to manage your company’s presence. LinkedIn provides benefits to professionals as you can create a LinkedIn Company page , start LinkedIn groupsmake more LinkedIn connections, recommend LinkedIn Connections  and share on LinkedIn. Post LinkedIn targeted status updates to your company followers and create customized messages highly relevant to niche audiences.

How to post LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates

  • Log into LinkedIn and open the LinkedIn Company Page (Note: You need to be an admin of the LinkedIn Company page)
  • Type in your status update you wish to post to your LinkedIn Company Page followers.
  • Below the text box for the status update, the default settings is Share with All followers. Click on that to change the target audience.
  • An overlay will appear that will enable you to target the message by Company Size, Industry, Function, Seniority and Geography.
  • Choose the audience type to tailor LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates  towards the message. You can include employees and also exclude them. Sometimes, inundating employees with information they already know might be repetitive (for example press releases might best be targeted towards non-employees)
  • Once you make changes to the Targeted Audience, click Select and post the LinkedIn Targeted Status updates to your audience.

Benefits of posting LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates

  • LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates help companies customize messages towards targeted groups of people; For example, you can post different product solutions for different industries so as to give your prospective customers a feeling of personalized solutions.
  • By targeting different levels of seniority, you can target managers and non-managers to inform professionals about your company. Be sure to have at least 1000 people in your targeted group or else you will risk targeting a very small audience.
  • If you manage your LinkedIn Company page, consider adding the LinkedIn for Outlook plugin that can help you interact with more people and empower you to recommend your company page to prospective clients, colleagues and more.

Here is a short video from the LinkedIn YouTube channel that shows you how to post LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates

Getting Started – LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates

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