Why it’s important to create a LinkedIn Video Playlist
Video is a trust accelerator, it’s a great way to show your personality and expertise.
You’re likely creating a lot of videos on LinkedIn.
But LinkedIn is not YouTube. At least on YouTube, our videos would be automatically placed into a portfolio.
After a while, your LinkedIn videos will be pushed down and buried within a few days.
Your LinkedIn videos have a limited lifespan because it’s get pushed down the timeline, it gets buried within a couple of days.
By creating a video playlist, you can keep adding to it and you can pin it into your profile. That way others can see your videos.
Embedded videos are great if you want to give your readers ease of access. The user doesn’t have to be redirected to the video location on some other website, instead, the video plays directly within your playlist
Create your own LinkedIn Video playlist.
How To Embed A LinkedIn Video Into A LinkedIn Article
I’m going to show you how to embed your LinkedIn video into an article and turn that into a LinkedIn Playlist
Step 1: Create a LinkedIn Article
First, let’s create a new article from this link https://www.linkedin.com/feed/
Step 2: Pick the LinkedIn Video you want to embed
Navigate to the video you want to embed into your article.
Click the three dots at the top right corner of the post.
In the drop-down menu that appears you will see ‘Embed this post’.
Step 3: Click on “Embed this post”
Step 4: Copy the embed LinkedIn Video code
Click on ‘Copy Code‘ in the pop-up window that appears.
You can either embed the full post or the video itself. If you don’t want the full post and just the video itself, simply untick the ‘Include full post‘ option at the bottom.
You will receive a notification of the code being copied to your clipboard.
Step 5: Time to embed your LinkedIn video and create that playlist
Now, navigate to the article you wish to embed the LinkedIn video into.
Click on ‘Edit Article‘ at the top. Or refer back to the article you want to embed the video.
Step 6: Embed The LinkedIn Video
Next, click the ‘Plus’ icon to expand a series of options and select ‘Video‘.
Step 7: Paste the embed code
In the pop-up window that appears, paste the code you had copied earlier and press Enter.
That’s all! Your video is now embedded in your LinkedIn article.
Step 8: Pin your LinkedIn Video Playlist into your portfolio
1. Go to your profile
2. Scroll down to the ‘Featured Section’. It sits underneath your About section. Then click on the big ( + ) round button.
The click and select “Articles” – Pick your video playlist.
Voila! Now you have a LinkedIn Video Playlist.
Step 9: Don’t forget to promote your LinkedIn Video Playlist
Now go out there and promote your LinkedIn playlist to your wider network.