Starting Your LinkedIn Profile
When creating your LinkedIn profile page, there are many steps involved but there are 4 crucial elements you need to get right for a powerful profile that will help potential employers and leads to discover you.
Remember, we are talking about one of the most powerful marketing tools in the 21st century- the platform that can expand your network and help progress in your career.
Four elements you need to get right:
Write your name exactly the way people know it. Avoid nicknames or usernames. Remember, your aim here is to let other people easily find and connect with you. Be professional; let your first and last name do the trick!
Do not underestimated the power of your headline. It works with your name in helping you to rank high in Google search engine. Make sure that you use your 120 characters wisely by outlining your profession, industry and location.
As little as insignificant as it may seem to most LinkedIn users, polishing up your profile link helps you share your profile page professionally with your future employer, prospect lead or even to have it printed on your business card.
Hope these few tips will help put you on a great and easy start with LinkedIn.
See you there!
– Wafa’a Jawaheri
Senior Graphic Designer