LinkedIn Profile

6 Things You Never Want to Do on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a very different social media site than most and there are plenty of practices used on Facebook and Twitter that don’t come across so well on a professional site like LinkedIn. Here’s six tips on what not to do on LinkedIn and how you can take the extra step to stand out on [...]

The DOs and DON’Ts of Growing Your Business on LinkedIn

  You keep hearing me say that LinkedIn is the go-to place for growing your business. Whether you are trying to expand your reach, discover new talent, or stay up-to-date on industry happenings, LinkedIn is your one stop shop for all of it. But, is there a right and a wrong way to go about [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: LinkedIn Publications

  Today we’re going to be talking about the publications section on your LinkedIn profile. Now, this is a section I often see overlooked, so I don’t want you to overlook it. You do not need to be a published author to use this section. If you look through my publication sections, I’ve included my [...]

Symbols in Your LinkedIn Profile

  ⚜Have you ever come across someone’s LinkedIn profile that catches your eye?⚜ What grabs your attention? Sometimes it is something so simple and fun we almost forget that a profile is not all about what you say or the words you use. While words and SEO is of great importance, there is more to [...]

  Today’s social media quick tip is about how to save your LinkedIn profile as a PDF. There are many uses for this feature. As an example I look at my friend Christina Dave’s profile. Let’s say Christina and I don’t know each other and I’m about to go and meet her or go to [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: Your LinkedIn Headline

  Today we are looking at your LinkedIn headline. This is one of the most important parts of your LinkedIn profile. It is what will show up if somebody Googles your name. If you put “Karen Yankovich” into a Google search, you will see my LinkedIn profile, and you’ll see my headline. You want to [...]

Weekly Social Media Quick Tip: Other Stuff in LinkedIn

  Today we are looking at all the other sections in LinkedIn. LinkedIn will make some recommendations for you on what sections they think you might want to add to your profile. This is the stuff that might make your LinkedIn profile stand out from someone else’s. Things like honors and awards. If you’re in [...]

Weekly Social Media Quick Tip: LinkedIn URL

  Today we’re on LinkedIn and we’re going to customize your public profile URL. You click on your profile, under your pictures. It says your public profile URL. LinkedIn assigns you one when you sign up. It’s full of crazy letters and numbers, but if you look at mine, it’s www.linkedin.com/in/karenyankovich. Click on the pencil [...]

3 Steps to a Very Un-Boring LinkedIn Profile Page

  Do you think LinkedIn is boring? For years I’ve heard over and over: LinkedIn is boring LinkedIn looks too corporate LinkedIn doesn’t serve creatives But last year that all changed and LinkedIn really stepped up their game! There are many ways we can visually improve our profiles, one such way is spending a little [...]

  If you have been a follower of mine you already know the absolute 3 must-haves your LinkedIn profile must…well… have! And because you are smart, like all my readers are, you have those filled out, primed and ready to go. Do you know what those 3 must-haves are? Your Headline: maxed out using all [...]