How can I make my organisation visible on badges shared on LinkedIn?

Modified on Mon, 30 Oct 2023 at 04:40 PM

To fully enable the one-click LinkedIn add-to-profile feature for your recipients, you will need to include your LinkedIn Organisation ID in your Open Badge Factory account.

Open Badge Factory offers the capability for recipients to easily include their open badges on their profiles with a single click. To reliably link your LinkedIn company page to their open badges, giving your business the best exposure, you need to provide your LinkedIn organisation's ID.

What Does the LinkedIn Organisation ID Do?

Without providing your LinkedIn Organisation ID,  if your recipients click the Add to Linkedin profile, the shared open badge won't have your logo or link to your company page:

Where Do I Find My LinkedIn Organisation ID?

The LinkedIn Company ID is a string of numbers, usually 6 to 9 digits long, that is unique to your company.

  1. Log in to LinkedIn as the admin for your business' Organisation Page
  2. Check the URL used when you are logged in as the admin
  3. Your LinkedIn Organisation ID will be visible in the URL:

In this example, Open Badge Factory's LinkedIn Org ID is shown:

Where Do I set the LinkedIn Organization ID in Open Badge Factory?

Your OBF administrator can enter your Linkedin Organization ID, from the Admin Tools > Organisation details:

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