BadgeCert Sharing Guide URL 2018 ?· • Sharing in your LinkedIn profile (certifications section) •…

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2018BadgeCertInc.

BADGECERTSHARINGGUIDE-URL

AboutBadgeCertJustcompletedacontinuingeducationcourse?Achievecertificationinyourindustryarea?WelcometotheworldofBadgeCert.Ourcompanyworkswithyourverifiedissuingorganizationtorecognizeyourachievementsinasecure,portableformcalledadigitalbadge,orBadgeCert.Theycanbesharedviasocialnetworking,email,andonyourwebsite.HowtoreceiveyourBadgeCertUponcompletionoftheprogramissuingyourBadgeCert,youwillreceiveacongratulationsemail(Figure1)withaURL(websiteaddress)thatreferencesyourpersonalsharingportfoliowithyourBadgeCert(s).TheURLcanbeincluded/displayedinyouremailsignature,resume,oronsocialnetworkingtools.Figure1:Initialcongratulationsemail

SharingyourpersonalURLThereareanumberofwaystoshareyourcustomURLviaemailandsocialnetworkingtools.Examplesshownbelowinclude:

SharinginyourLinkedInprofile(certificationssection) IncludinginyourLinkedInstream Outlookandotheremailsignatures Facebooklifeevent Facebookphone TwitterTweet

LinkedInprofileUsethismethodifyouhaveaURLlinkonlyanddonotlogintotheBCwebportal.Toaddacertification/BadgetoyourLinkedInprofilepage,followthesedirections:

1. LogintoLinkedInandclicktheMeiconatthetopofyourLinkedInhomepage.2. ClickViewprofile.

UniquebadgeURL

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3. Ifyou'vepreviouslyaddedacertificate,scrolldowntotheAccomplishmentssectionandclickAddandselectCertifications.**Ifyou'veneveraddedacertification,you'llfirstwanttoaddaCertificationssection.OnyourprofilepageclickAddprofilesectionbutton,clicktheArrowiconnexttoAccomplishments.NexttoCertifications,clicktheAddicon.

4. TypeinyourcertificationinformationasshowninFigure2.YoucanobtainalloftheinformationthatyouneedtoinputifyouclickonAddtoLinkedInfromeitheryourportfolio,orfromtheinitialCongratulationsemailyoureceivedwhenyouearnedthebadge.

5. AmenudisplayingcompanieswillappearasyoutypeintheCertificationauthorityfield.Besuretoselectthecorrectauthorityfromthemenusotheirlogoappearsnexttothecertificationonyourprofile.Note:Thelogooftheorganizationwillappearonyourprofile,notthebadgeimage.

6. ProvideyourBadge/CertificationNameintheCertificationnamefieldandaddtheURLlinkforyourBCportfoliointheCertificationURLfield

7. ClickSave.Figure2:SharingBadgeCertURLinLinkedIn

CreatinganemailsignatureOutlooksignatureYoucancreatepersonalizedsignaturesforyouremailmessagesthatincludeaniconforviewerstoseeandconnecttoyourBadgeCertportfolio/badges.Yourorganizationmayalreadyprovideyouthissignatureicon,youcanusethebadgeimageitself,oryoumayusemyBadgeCertportfolio(Figure3).Whenthemessagerecipientclickstheiconinthesignature,anewbrowserwindowopensandyourBadgeCertportfolioappears.1. ToincludeyourBadgeCertimageandlinkinyouremailsignature,right-clickonthebadgeimageyou

wishtoshare.YoucanfindtheimagebyfollowingtheurllinkinyourinitialissuanceemailFigure1.Onceyoufindtheimageandright-click,selectSavepicture(orimage)asandsave/storetheicontoyourcomputer.

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2. YoucanalsouseeitheroftheimagesbrandedBadgeCertinFigure3byclickingandsavingtoyourcomputer.

3. Yourorganizationmayprovideyourcustomizedartworkforyoutouploadthisistypicallyprovidedinemailcommunications.

Figure12:BadgeCertportfolioimagesandlocations

4. InversionssuchasOutlook2010,ontheMessagetab,intheIncludegroup,clickSignature,andthen

clickSignatures.InmorerecentversionssuchasOutlook2013,gotoOptionsMailSignatureasshowninFigure3.OntheMessagetab,intheIncludegroup,clickSignature,andthenclickSignatures.

Figure3:CreatingOutlooksignature

5. UnderChoosedefaultsignature,intheE-mailaccountlist,clickane-mailaccountwithwhichyouwanttoassociatethesignature.

6. Ifyouwantasignaturetobeincludedwhenyoureplytoorforwardmessages,intheReplies/forwardslist,selectthesignature.

7. AsshownintheredboxinFigure4,clickthepictureandbrowsefortheiconyousavedtoyourcomputer.Thenclickreference,toincludeyourBadgeCertURLfromFigure1.

Figure4:configuringthegraphicsandportfolioreference

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CreatinganemailsignatureonotherplatformsToaddabadgeimageinthesignature,rightclickonthebadgeimageandselect"Saveimageas"fromtheURLlink(badgelinkintheissuanceemail)andstoreinonyourPC.Foryouremailserviceprovideroptionspage,clickonthesignaturecardandinadditiontotext,thereshouldbeanabilitytouploadartwork.UploadthedigitalbadgejuststoredonPC.Thereafter,youcanaddtheURLprofilelinkoriginallyprovidedbyclickingontheimageandusingthe"hyperlink"functionalityontheemailserviceprovidersconfigurationpage.Whilethiswillworkonmostsystems,someemailserviceprovidersmayoperatedifferently.Pleasenote:Thebadgeimageembedinanemailwillbestatic->theyarejustimagesTheURLmustbeaddedasahyperlinktomakeitclickableforthebadgeinformation/metadata.HowtoshareyourBadgeCertonFacebookYoucandisplayyourBadgeCertsonyourFacebookpagefromtheTimelinetabin2wayseitherasaLifeEventorasaPhoto.Option1:PostasaLifeEvent1. Fromyourportfolio,rightclickonthebadgeimageandchoosesaveasa.pngonyourdesktop.

Makesurethatyounameitbadge.png2. LogintoyourFacebookaccountandfromTimeline,clickonLifeEventshowninFigure5.Figure5:Facebookprofilepage-Timeline&LifeEvent

3. FromLifeEvent,clickonWork&EducationandchooseCreateYourOwntabatthebottomof

themenushowninFigure5.4. AddatitleonCreateYourOwnpageshowinFigure6.BesuretoaddaTitlethattellsyour

friendsaboutyouraccomplishmentsuchasIearnedanewcertificate!

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Figure6:CreateyourownLifeEvent

5. Next,ontherightsideofthepage,youcanclickonUploadPhotosandchoosethe.pngofthebadgeimagethatyousavedfromstep1.

6. Next,undertheStorytab,addthelinktoyourliveportfoliobytypingthewordsFollowthislinktoseemycredentialandinsertyourportfolioURL.Figure1describeswhereyoucanfindtheportfolioURL.

7. Finally,choosethepeopleyouwouldliketoshareyouraccomplishmentwith(public,friends,onlyme)andclicksave.

8. Oncesaved,itwillappearonyourhomepageforallofyourfriendstoLike!showninFigure7.Figure7:DisplayedbadgeonFacebook

Option2:PostasaPhoto1. FollowtheBadgeCerturllinkfoundinFigure1.2. Rightclickonthebadgeimageandchoosesaveasa.pngonyourdesktop.Makesurethatyou

nameitbadge.png3. LogintoyourFacebookaccountandfromTimeline,clickonPhotoandthenonUploadPhoto.4. OnceyouclickonUploadPhoto,choosethe.pngoftheBadgeCertthatyousavedfromStep2.

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5. Next,whenpromptedtowritesomethingaboutthisphoto,writeaphrasesuchas,CheckoutmynewBadgeCertandaddtheURLtoyourBadgeCertthatwasfoundinyourinitialissuanceemail(Figure1).

6. Finally,clickPostanditwillappearonyourhomepageforallofyourfriendstoLike!HowtoshareyourBadgeCertonTwitterFollowthesesteps:1. FromyourBadgeCertportfolio,rightclickonthebadgeimageandchoosesaveasa.pngonyour

desktop.Makesurethatyounameitbadge.png2. LogintoyourTwitteraccountandclickComposenewTweetontherighthandsideofthemenuas

showninFigure8.3. IntheComposeNewTweetbox,createamessagethattellsyourfollowersaboutyournew

BadgeCertsuchasIjustreceivedanewcredential!Figure8a&b:ComposinganewTweetandpublishedTweet

4. Then,informyourfollowersthattheyshouldFollowthislinktoviewmycredential:andaddthe

urllink(Figure1)toyourportfolio.5. ClickAddphotoasshowninthebottomleft-handsideofFigure8aanduploadthe.pngthatyou

savedfromStep1.6. Finally,clicktheTweetbuttonandpublishyourcredentialtoyourfollowersasseeninFigure8b.

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