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Super Easy Way to Automate Posting on LinkedIn with .Net

Including Business pages, Showcase Pages and Personal Account
(Including Business pages, Showcase Pages and Personal Account)

LinkedIn is an effective platform to boost your online branding. The more visibility you and your company have on LinkedIn, the more people will know who you are. All this means it’s important to post regularly on LinkedIn.

Having more than 700 million active users around the world, we can say LinkedIn is a powerful marketing tool.

Let me showcase to you how easy it is to post on LinkedIn from your .Net project, not only on your personal account but as your business on your business page or showcase pages.


Table of Contents


  • Summary
  • Difference between Business Page and Show Case Page
  • Prerequisites
  • Posting a Text Message onto a Page
  • Posting an Article onto a Page (URL)
  • Posting an Image onto a Page (URL)
  • Live Example

Difference between Business Page and Show Case Page


A business page is representing your (official) business, whereas a showcase page is where you showcase a product, an event, or an initiative related to your business.


Prerequisites




Features


  • AuthorTypes can be Person, Company or *ShowCase
  • VisibilityTypes can be Public or Connections
  • Optional, you can add a title and description to your article
  • Optional, you can add a title and description to your article
  • Currently, LinkedIn accept PNG and JPG formats


Posting a Text Message on a Page


LinkedInHelper _helper = new() { AccessToken = "AQVjgglPI-......” };
var _id = await _helper.GetAuthorID();
_helper.AuthorType = AuthorTypes.ShowCase;
string _textMessage =”Hello LinkedIn World!\n\rMy first automated text message”;
await _helper.ShareTextMessage(_textMessage);


Posting an Image onto a Page


LinkedInHelper _helper = new() { AccessToken = "AQVjgglPI-......” };
var _id = await _helper.GetAuthorID();
_helper.AuthorType = AuthorTypes.Company;
string _textMessage =”Find out my latest articles…..”;
await _helper.ShareUrl(_textMessage, "https://frederik.today/codehlper/articles", VisibilityTypes.Public, "Latest .Net Articles", "The latest .Net rticles by CodeHelper, offering examples, ideas and more") ;


Posting an Image onto a Page


LinkedInHelper _helper = new() { AccessToken = "AQVjgglPI-......” };
var _id = await _helper.GetAuthorID();
_helper.AuthorType = AuthorTypes.Company;
string _textMessage =”Posting an Image with .Net”;
byte[] _image = File.ReadAllBytes(@"c.\...\LinkedIntestImage.jpeg");
await _helper.ShareImage(textMessage, _image, VisibilityTypes.Public, "My Image Title", "MyImage Description");


LIVE EXAMPLE


  • [Food Stories Now)[https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/food-web-stories/] posts daily at 17:30 a new food recipe on LinkedIn