HOW TO FIND YOUR LINKEDIN ID 2019
Find below how to find your LinkedIn ID. Written by MAU. Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at eDigital.
WHAT IS A LINKEDIN ID?
A LinkedIn ID is a unique number identification assigned to all LinkedIn users. If you have a LinkedIn account, you should have your own unique LinkedIn identification number. Read 👉 Most optimal header image size for a Linkedin article
FINDING YOUR LINKEDIN ID – TOP REASON
SENDING A SPECIFIC URL PAGE FOR PEOPLE TO RECOMMEND YOU ON LINKEDIN
Your LinkedIn ID is very useful when you want to invite your clients, colleagues, bosses to recommend you via a direct link to your “recommendations” page. You can invite your clients to recommend you by visiting an exact web page. Example: https://www.linkedin.com/recs/give?memberId=19343381
The above page is has my exact LinkedIn id on the url so my clients can easily recommend me on Linkedin 🙂
LINKEDIN ID BENEFITS
The average marketer might not need to know or use his LinkedIn ID. However if yo are using an enterprise LinkedIn marketing automation tool or a LinkedIn Lead generation tool, a Linkedin ID allows those tools to organise leads not only by names but also be their unique LinkedIn identifiers.
FIND YOUR LINKEDIN ID – STEPS
STEP 1: Login to Linkedin.
STEP 2: Go to you profile page. Url should look like https://www.linkedin.com/in/[yourname]
STEP 3: Go to source code. In chrome click on the “View” tab and then “Developer“
STEP 4: Use “Command f” on your mac to search for “member:”
STEP 4: The number right next to it is your Linkedin ID! Example: member:19343381 (mine Linkedin id)
STEP 5: Viola! High Fives! Go and celebrate! You have found your LinkedIn ID!
LINKEDIN ID – SOME OTHER USAGES
If you are developing a site or an application that taps into LinkedIn through its application programming interface API, you might find it useful. LinkedIn’s API allows you to look up users and access their data by their numeric ID, which may be easier for your program to track than a full name. Read 👉 Best LinkedIn background photo ideas
DO NOT CONFUSE YOUR LINKEDIN ID WITH YOUR LINKEDIN URL
When you sign up for a LinkedIn account, LinkedIn assigns you a Web address that combines your name with a hexadecimal number that is related to your user ID. This URL is hard to remember and type and can also harm your search engine rankings. You can customise your LinkedIn URL, though. Read 👉 How to turn off LinkedIn birthday notifications
After you have logged into your LinkedIn account, click the “Settings” link, then click “Edit your public profile link.” On the page that comes up, click on “Customise your public profile URL,” then enter your desired URL and click the “Set Custom URL” button. Read 👉 How to discover LinkedIn users nearby
HOW TO FIND YOUR LINKEDIN ID
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