How to Add the LinkedIn Badge in Outlook Signature?

You might want to encourage your clients and contacts to visit your LinkedIn profile if you are a regular LinkedIn user.

I would suggest that you add a button to your email that allows recipients to click directly through to your LinkedIn profile.

This is one of the easiest ways to do this. In a meeting, I was asked to explain how to do this, so I thought I would do the same here.

How to Add LinkedIn Button/Banner to Email Signature?

Let’s step in and understand step by step process of adding a LinkedIn badge and link to your Outlook Signature.

Before commencement, it is mandatory to gather all the ingredients, the main item you must be ready with is the LinkedIn badge and your LinkedIn public profile URL.

It should look something like ‘

You can either create a new signature or update the existing one using the LinkedIn button, every user is different, and the purpose is to introduce himself to people.

Adding a LinkedIn button to your email signature is a great way to promote your professional brand and expand your professional network.

It allows your contacts to quickly and easily connect with you on LinkedIn, enabling you to build and nurture relationships with people in your industry.

Let’s Go

  • Open Outlook Application
  • Click on New Mail >> Go to Signature under the include section.
  • Again, Click on Signature

If you need to add LinkedIn to your existing Outlook signature, select the signature already saved in the list or create a new signature.

  • Create a New Signature or work on the existing signature, both cases align in the same area where you need to add LinkedIn to your Signature.
  • Select your existing Signature from the Signature and Stationery dialog box.
  • Generally, the LinkedIn banner must be inserted at the bottom of the signature. Put your cursor accordingly.
  • Click on the insert picture icon available in the right corner of the edit signature section.
  • Insert Picture dialog box appears, select the logo or banner you need to insert in your signature, and Hit insert.
  • You can check out the LinkedIn badge inserted below the Signature.

Now it’s time to add the link to it, which results when your recipient gets your email with your signature, he can click on the LinkedIn Button/Banner to jump directly to your profile.

  • Click once on the image to activate it and then click on the hypertext icon from the top right corner of the screen.
  • That will open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, simply paste the URL which you are already ready with.
  • Press OK until the signature has been saved.

Ta daa! 

You have now ready with the live signature having a LinkedIn badge. Check out by creating a New Email inserting your signature and emailing it to yourself, your signature consists of the LinkedIn badge and also has a link that will take you to your LinkedIn profile.

Why do you need to add a LinkedIn Logo to your Email Signature?

LinkedIn is one of the active social media platforms which normally includes your email signature.

In contrast to other social media platforms, LinkedIn is highly relevant to a business. Here are some of the advantages of adding it to an email signature.

  • That will allow your recipients to dig deeper and learn more about your portfolio.
  • Adding a LinkedIn banner is a good sign for the recipient of your transparency.
  • The LinkedIn platform allows you to connect with the sender’s organization to create networking opportunities.
  • All employees become brand ambassadors through their signatures when you add a LinkedIn button directing people to the organization’s LinkedIn profile page.
  • LinkedIn is a high authority platform, which will also help to enhance the traffic to your portal.

Wrap Up

In conclusion, adding the LinkedIn badge to your Outlook signature can help you showcase your professional profile and stay connected with the right people.

It also allows you to quickly access your profile and view other professional profiles. You can set up your professional profile quickly and easily with this simple step.

Utilizing LinkedIn’s badge in your Outlook signature will help you strengthen your professional network and create a more professional appearance.

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