Linkedin Profile: 16 Simple Tips to Make It Perfect

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Linkedin Profile: 16 Simple Tips to Make It Perfect

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For professional Linkedin is a fanyastic tool. It’s a place to connect with other people and network and to highlight your skills. But, you must know how to use correctly to get the most out of this popular social network.

Interesting Facts About Linkedin

1.      Linkedin is responsible for more than 80% of a business’ social media leads! All the other social media platforms put together only amount to 19.6% of Leads

2.      77% of users said that Linkinin helped them research people and companies. So use relevant keywords so that your profile shows up in the first list of search results.

3.      76% of respondents find Who’s viewed your profile feature premium account provides complete access to. You get 15 introductions with the basic premium account which is excellent for referral marketing

Simple Tips to Make Linkedin Profile Perfect and Looks Awesome.

  1. Headline

Craft a headline such that it acts as a mini value proposition using verbs and other active language.

  1. Use a current professional profile picture

Profiles with pictures elicit a 40% InMail response rate.

Your LinkedIn has 11 times more chances to get viewed if you add your picture.

  1. Add a LinkiedIn background photo to your personal profile

          Profiles with pictures elicit a 40% Inmail response rate

Your Linkedin hass 11 times more chances to get viewed if you add your picture.

4. Contact Information

Should Include:

Email address, Phone Number, Twitter Handle, Company Websit

    5. Write a short and direct description about yourself

68.6% users use LinkedIn for reconnecting with past business associates.

    6. Custumize your public profle URL

           Make your personal profile look more professional (and much easier to share) by  custominzing your Linkedin public profile URL.

7.  Search Engine Optimize Your Profile 

You can also optimize your profile to get found by people searching to get found by people searching Linkedin for key terms with which you want            to be associated.

    8. Optimize the anchor text for the blog/website links on your LinkedIn profile

You can customize the anchor text in your URLs by selecting the “Other” option. Use a keyword rich title

If you want to Increase clicks on the website links you display there, change those links anchor-text to something more attension-grabbing than              the standard options that Linkedin provides.

9.  Emphasize Your Professional Skills

Your Linkedin profile has 13 times more chances to get viewed if you add your skills.

10 Million endorsments are given every day. On average each user gets 5 endorsement

Get quick endorsements from your connections for your professtional skills by asking for endorsements and endorsing others.

 10.  Promote Your Projects

You can use the Projects section to highlight products, services or other projects.

Adding this section will allow you to name your project and input a URL, leading the viewer to the project’s website and thus creating an inbound          link.

11. Add your Publication

To Boost your credibility, you can add articles about you or written by you.

12. Join Groups

Find Groups related to your industry or niche, then join them and be an active participant in two or three of them.

You are allowed to join up to 50 Linkedin Groups

Only 16% of Linkedin members have joined the maximum number of groups allowed.

13. Share Your Honors and Awards

You can use this section to add awards and honors, to optimize your profile for talent seekers.

14. Publicize Your Interests

Add interests to your profile to optimize it for keywords related to activities and hobbies.

15. Be Active Daily

40% of Linkedin users check Linkedin on a daily basis

It takes at least 20 posts/month to reach 60% of your LinkedIn audience.

16. Best Time to Post

The best date and time to post on Linkedin is Tuseday, 10-11am EST.

LinkedIn Updates during 10am-2pm EST get the most shares.

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By | 2017-11-14T12:14:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Linkedin Profile: 16 Simple Tips to Make It Perfect

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