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How to Schedule Posts on LinkedIn: Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to Schedule Posts on LinkedIn so you can save time and money previously spent on third-party software.

In Short
  • LinkedIn allows scheduling posts in bulk
  • Currently, events, jobs, and services are not supported for scheduling posts
  • Maintain consistency on your profile to improve Content Performance

Does LinkedIn allow scheduling posts? Yes, LinkedIn added a new feature to schedule posts in bulk and it is accessible in both mobile and desktop versions.

What is LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a niche-based social media platform for professional networking and businesses to hire professionals.

Step-by-Step Guide to Scheduling Posts on LinkedIn

Step 1:
Log in to your LinkedIn account, and you’ll be redirected to your LinkedIn homepage, where you’ll see the latest posts from people you follow.

Step 2:
Click Start a post, and a Create a post pop-up window appears.

Step 3:
Choose your post type, such as a media, video, poll, or text post.

choose post type on linkedin

Step 4:
Click the Clock icon on the left side of the post button, and a Schedule post pop-up window appears.

Schedule post linkedin icon

Step 5:
Select a Date and Time when you want to publish your post.

Schedule Post Date and Time on linkedin

Step 6:
Make sure the date and time are correct, then Click Next.

Step 7:
Click Schedule, and the post will published on the selected date and time.

Scheduled post on linkedin

Improve Content Performance on LinkedIn

Focusing on these points will help you to grow on LinkedIn.

  • The frequency of Posts matters to maintain consistency on your profile.
  • Posting during peak hours to gain new audiences, and maximum engagement.
  • Choose Text Only, Linkedin Newsletters, Polls and videos post type for higher engagements.
  • Use CPR (Comment Posting Rank) and tag relevant people/companies.
  • Use LinkedIn analytics to track post performance and other metrics.
  • Use analytics data for in-depth audits and target the right audience.

Common Mistakes to Avoid on LinkedIn

  • Ignoring engagement with people and not interacting with comments.
  • Posting at inappropriate times and not considering time zones.
  • Over-scheduling and going off-topic appear spammy.

LinkedIn Scheduling Tools

  • SocialBee: It allows you to create LinkedIn posts, schedule, and publish them.
  • Agorapulse: It helps to manage your LinkedIn content planning and scheduling.
  • Sprout Social: It helps you quickly and easily to schedule posts. It is suitable for larger companies to collaborate.
  • Hootsuite: It provides a detailed report of LinkedIn on when to publish.