Becoming a service provider on LinkedIn enables you to showcase your services both on your profiles’ network and on your own. Fill in your Service Provider card on your profile to make sure that your services are visible and more potential customers will reach and connect with you. Thanks to this option, it is easier for them to ask questions about your business because they have the opportunity to contact you for free by sending a message.

Moreover, by adding your services you become part of LinkedIn’s Marketplace, and your name will appear when people search for certain services in the search bar. That will leverage your chance to be discovered, so don’t hesitate to use this feature. 

Tip: Keep in mind that you can add up to 10 services to your LinkedIn profile. So choose the ones you are sure you can provide most efficiently to your potential customers.

This short article is a step-by-step guide on how you can request to become a service provider on the professional network. To enable your Showcase services module:

  1. Click the Me icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage; or on your profile picture on the left-hand side.
  2. Click View profile.
  3. Click Add services from the Showcase services module in your introduction card.
  4. Follow the prompts in the pop-up window that appears. Check the box next to ‘Allow LinkedIn members you’re not connected with to message you for free’ to get business inquiries from members outside of your network.
  5. Click Add to profile.
  6. Now your services are visible and potential clients will know what you are offering!

Watch our tutorial on BookMarks’ YouTube channel:

If you don’t see the Showcase services module on your profile, complete the following steps to access the Service Provider option.

  1.  SMP Group page, click the Request to join button. 
  2. Once you’re approved, you should see the Showcase services module on your profile within 48 hours.

Once you have seen the option to add services to your profile, you can try by following the above-listed steps.

If you don’t see the module, you have to contact LinkedIn, and they’ll help you solve the problem.

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Written by

Roza Shumanova

Roza Shumanova is a third-year student at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”. Last year she successfully completed the overall Digital Marketing Program at the Software University and is very passionate and motivated to become better in the field of LinkedIn Marketing.