Introduction to LinkedIn: expert tips to boost your profile

Willing to take your career to the next level? You can start with boosting your Linkedin profile! Here is a checklist to help you focus on the key areas of your LinkedIn profile.

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Tips to boost your LinkedIn profile

Whether you’re trying to get a new job or more clients, you’ll likely need a compelling LinkedIn profile. 
A stellar profile will help you stand out in a crowded space. 
Here are some quick tips to get you started! 

Here is a quick checklist to help you focus on the key areas of your LinkedIn profile:

  • Claim your vanity URL
    Create your own personalized LinkedIn profile URL by clicking ‘Edit public profile & URL’ on the right sidebar. It will help people easily find you on LinkedIn.

  • Use a professional headshot photo
    Use a professional photo that shows your full face and that would create a good impression.

  • Add your value proposition to your headline
    Answer the questions: “Who do you help and how do you help them,” e.g. “Marketing Manager at Company X – enabling marketers with digital strategic guidance and insights”.

  • Include your contact information
    You don’t have to include all your contact information but you can at least include your business email.

  • Add a summary
    Write a short summary of your overall experience, what you do or how you help your customers, your accomplishments, and how people can contact you.

  • Include relevant keywords throughout your profile
    Find relevant keywords using Google. Plug that keyword into LinkedIn search. Sprinkle those keywords throughout your LinkedIn profile.

  • Tell your story with visuals
    Add rich media to your profile – in the summary, job description, posts, and also in your articles.

  • List your current job role
    Write a detailed description of your job role including your accomplishments and the impact you made in that role.

  • List skills that are relevant to your current role
    List your relevant strengths in the Skills section.

  • Reinforce your credibility with testimonials
    Get as many testimonials as you can get from happy past or current clients.

  • Post relevant content on a regular basis
    Share your insights and experiences on LinkedIn by posting at least once a week. See what format works for your audience.

Good luck and feel free to drop me a message via the LiveMore app along the way if you have any questions! It is entirely free of charge. Alternatively, you can find more info on my website.

Joe Escobedo

Joe escobedo

Social Selling & Branding Trainer

Singapore

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