If you want to curate LinkedIn posts for Mention Publish, you will need to connect your LinkedIn Company Page to your Mention account. The process is quick and easy with only a few steps for you and your team!
In this article, we will walk you through the following information:
Mention Tip: We hope the tutorial video is helpful to you! Once you've connected your LinkedIn Company Page to Mention, please feel free to share access to your team members! You can grant access directly through your Settings page. From there, your colleagues are able to utilize Mention Publish!
To learn more, please head over to our dedicated article on account sharing: Manage the Access to your Social Accounts
📖 If you would like to view more details on what is covered in the video or if you would like to disconnect your account from Mention, please feel free to review the sections below!
At this time, you must have access to a LinkedIn Company Page in order to connect to Mention. You cannot add a LinkedIn Profile to Mention.
If you do not have a LinkedIn Company Page yet, you can create one on LinkedIn using your personal account! Please follow the steps below to create your page. If you already have a Company Page, then you can head over to the next section titled Connect a LinkedIn Company Page to Mention!
⚙️Create a LinkedIn Company Page on the LinkedIn Web Platform
Open your LinkedIn account and click on the Work drop-down menu on the top right-hand side.
Scroll to the bottom of the menu and click on Create a Company Page +
From there, please click on the Company option and fill out the information about your business. You're all set from there!
LinkedIn Pages Managed by Teams:
If you are managing your LinkedIn Company Page with multiple team members, please make sure that you have the correct role on the page before connecting to Mention. At this time, you must be one of the following roles:
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If you do not have one of these roles on the Company Page, please contact the page admin to switch your role to one of these. If you do not have one of these roles, you will encounter an error on Mention while trying to connect! For more help, please contact the Mention Support team!
Connect a LinkedIn Company Page to Mention
Once you have access to a LinkedIn Company Page, you can begin the process of connecting your account to Mention! Please follow the steps below:
Open your Mention web platform and head over to the left-hand side. Scroll to the bottom and click on your profile image. This will bring you to Account Settings.
From there, head over to the tab titled Social Accounts.
Please click on the button Add Account. This will open a pop-up menu with the option to choose a social account.
Once you click on the LinkedIn option, you will receive a second pop-up will appear with information about the LinkedIn prerequisites and permissions. After you read everything, you can begin the connection process.
A new tab will open with the LinkedIn login page. Please login to your LinkedIn account that you manage the page on.
Mention will recognize your credentials and show you a list of pages that the account manages. Please choose the page(s) you want to connect. Afterwards, you can share access to your teammates.
Congratulations! You have now connected your LinkedIn page to Mention. This will allow you to access LinkedIn as a scheduling option in Mention Publish!
📖 Learn more about sharing access to your Social Accounts
🔧 Troubleshooting Tips:
If you do not see any pop-ups during this process, please turn off any ad-blockers that are connected to your web browser.
If you are already logged in to a LinkedIn account in your web browser, Mention will quickly recognize this and attempt to connect to the LinkedIn account that is signed in. This will help you get through the process quicker! However, if the account is managed on a different LinkedIn account then we recommend signing out of LinkedIn in your web browser, using an incognito window, or using a different browser that is not signed in to anything!
If you login to Mention using your account credentials and Mention notifies you that there are no pages to connect, please contact the admin who manages the LinkedIn page. You must first get access to the page via page roles on LinkedIn platform. Contact us for more help!
Disconnect your LinkedIn Company Page from Mention
You can remove LinkedIn at any time directly in your Social Account settings. Please follow the steps below:
If you are the only one with access to the account, please head over to social account settings and click on the ⚙️ icon next to the LinkedIn account you want to remove. From there, a pop-up will appear with the option to delete the social account:
If multiple users have access to the account, please follow the same steps as above. However, when the pop-up appears, please click on the option titled 'Want to delete it for everyone':
⚙️ Remove Mention Mention Connection on LinkedIn's Platform
Deleting a social account on Mention will not remove the integration on the LinkedIn native platform. If you would like to remove the connection, please head over to LinkedIn and follow these steps:
On your LinkedIn account, go to your profile image and click on it. This will open a drop-down menu. Please choose the option titled Settings & Privacy.
From there, a new page will appear. Head over to the Data Privacy section and open it. Please click on the option titled other applications.
On the Other Applications section, you will see an area titled permitted services. This is where you can disconnect apps including Mention at any time!
Thank you! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Mention Support team.