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Sending video messages from LinkedIn Inbox


  • Hippo Video Account. Sign-up here if you are a new user. 

  • Hippo Video Chrome extension. Click on this link to install.

  • LinkedIn Account.

Plan details:

  • Sales Starter / Sales Pro / Sales Growth plan.

To send video messages from the LinkedIn Inbox:

  1. Log-in to LinkedIn using your credentials.

  2. Click on Messaging from the top navigation bar and then click Contact from the left side of the screen.

  3. You’ll notice the Hippo Video icon at the bottom of your LinkedIn inbox.

  1. Click on the Hippo Video icon. Select the option from the pop-up.

  2. Before recording, if you have any lengthy scripts then enable the teleprompter. The Enable Teleprompter feature within Hippo Video will prompt your scripts on the screen and let you talk without the need to check your notes. To learn how to enable it, click here.

  3. You can create a new video or import a video from the Hippo Video library or record your screen and share.

    1. To learn how to create a new video, click here

    2. To learn how to import a video from the Hippo Video library, click here.

    3. To learn how to record your screen, click here.

  4. Once you have completed, your video is now ready to be shared.

  5. If you wish to send out your video via a sales page, click the Sales Page tab on the top right corner to select a sales page template to embed and then, click on the Thumbnail tab on the top right corner to choose a thumbnail for the video. To learn how to set sales page and thumbnail, click here.   

  6. Fill in the details and then click on Insert Video to finish up.

  7. You will notice the video gets pasted as a link inside the message box.

  8. Click on Send. The recipient would receive a video thumbnail along with the link. 

To view reports inside Hippo Video:

  1. Log-in to Hippo Video using your credentials.

  2. Click on the Library icon from the left nav bar and select Videos and Documents.

  3. Now, select the specific video.

  1. Below the video preview, click on the Reports tab (opened by default). You'll find the various metrics such as total plays, unique viewers, avg watch rate, fully watched, actions, and popular region.

  2. To view the detailed reports, click on the View Detailed Reports button.

  1. You can also download reports to your local drive by clicking on the Download Report link at the top right (.csv & .xls formats).

To check out other topics related to this integration, click here.

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