Grow Your Linkedin Profile Faster w/ “Auto Follow” Links
Most people have links to their social media accounts all over the place:
Website navbars, footers, blog posts
Other social media accounts
And if you do, great — but you’re missing out on some easy wins.
Because you’re probably linking like this:
Do this instead: 👇
Instead of linking directly to your Linkedin profile URL..
Use a “follow link” so the user gets automatically prompted to follow to you when the page loads!
linkedin auto follow link
How to make a Linkedin “Follow Link”
There are 2 ways to get this link:
You can get it from the Linkedin GUI
You can just build the URL
👎 You must have “Creator mode” turned “On” to get link from the GUI
👍 You don’t need“Creator mode” turned to“On” to build the URL
First ill show you how to get it from the Linkedin GUI, then I’ll break down how to make the URL (because honestly it’s faster that way).
Method 1: Get it from the Linkedin GUI
Method 2: Build the URL path
All you have to do to get this “Confirm to follow YourName on Linkedin” screen is to adjust the URL you link with!
Let’s break it down into 4 parts:
The base URL
The sub-directory URL path
The URL query parameter
Part 1: The base URL
Part 2: The new sub-directory path
Part 3: The query parameter
Part 4: Your username
So instead of this: https://linkedin.com/in/devinschumacher
You get this:
How do you remember all that?
Use a link shortener, like serp.ly!
🤔 and if it’s not open for sign-ups yet, you can get updated by subscribing to my email list or joining the SERP discord community!
Cheers & stay funky my friends 🦩