6 tips for creating a professional LinkedIn profile

Everyone hears a lot about Facebook and Twitter, however, LinkedIn is the social network for business professionals and networking. With 161 millions members to date, it’s one of the most popular social network websites. Are you using it to its fullest potential?

Here are some tips from an article I recently read entitled “How to create the ultimate LinkedIn Profile in 6 steps”, that may help you enhance your LinkedIn profile:

1. Use a professional picture.

2. Create a keyword rich, customer-focused headline.

3. Update your status.

4. Claim your vanity URL.

5. Personalize your website URLs.

6. Add your Twitter account information.

Do you know of any other tips you can share to help to create a better profile? Please share them in the comments below.  

Also feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/corylee, join our group at http://www.linkedin.com/groups/ShindelRock-125787?gid=125787&mostPopular=. 

1 thought on “6 tips for creating a professional LinkedIn profile”

  1. LinkedIn allows you to rearrange your profile by moving categories up and down. This allows you to put at the top the most important features of your profile.

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