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Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
Adding LinkedIn  to your email signature
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Adding LinkedIn to your email signature

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Step-by-step instructions on how to add a button linking directly to your LinkedIn profile to your Outlook email signature.

Step-by-step instructions on how to add a button linking directly to your LinkedIn profile to your Outlook email signature.

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  • 1. How to Add a LinkedInButton to your EmailSignatureJulie SmithProfessional Sales West Recruiter
  • 2. Access your Public Profile  Access your Account Settings by clicking on your name in the upper right hand corner. Select Settings from the drop down box.  Once loaded, click on Edit your Public Profile LinkedIn Email Signature 2
  • 3. Choose your LinkedIn button  Once on your public profile, scroll down until you find the box entitled Your public profile URL. – It will be on the right hand side of the page  Start by clicking on the Create a profile badge link.  You will then see a variety of badges and HTML code. Right click on the badge/graphic that you want to appear on your email and select copy from the drop down box. – Ignore the HTML code as we won’t be using it . LinkedIn Email Signature 3
  • 4. Access your Outlook signature  In Outlook, click on the Tools button and then select Options – Keep LinkedIn open in your browser – we’ll need it in a minute!  In the pop-up box that appears, click on the Mail Format Tab along the top, then select the Signatures option. LinkedIn Email Signature 4
  • 5. Edit your Outlook signature  Your email signature should now be showing in a new pop-up box.  Select where you want your LinkedIn badge to go and Paste it by right clicking and selecting the Paste option. – I chose to put mine after the standard FXO email signature. LinkedIn Email Signature 5
  • 6. Obtain your public LinkedIn profile URL  Switch back to the LinkedIn browser and return to the Edit Public Profile page by click the back button on your browser. – You can also follow the steps outlined in Slide 2 to return here.  In the same box where we found our buttons, highlight your public URL and Copy it by highlighting the URL only and right clicking on it. – For example, I highlighted http://www.linkedin.com/in/juliemwsmith LinkedIn Email Signature 6
  • 7. Hyperlink your signature to your LinkedIn profile  Switch back to the Email signature pop-up box in Outlook – Exactly where we left off in Slide 5  Select/highlight your button we previously pasted by clicking on it.  Click on the Hyperlink icon in the middle right hand corner of the pop-up box. LinkedIn Email Signature 7
  • 8. Hyperlink your signature to your LinkedIn profile  A new Edit Hyperlink pop-up box will appear.  Along the bottom there will be a box that says Address. Copy your Public Profile URL here and click OK. LinkedIn Email Signature 8
  • 9. Save your new Email Signature  Don’t forget to save your new Email signature by clicking on the Save button prior to closing out of the pop-ups.  You’re done! LinkedIn Email Signature 9

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