LinkedIin 101: 10 Useful Tips to Develop Your Profile

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  • LinkedIin 101: 10 Useful Tips to Develop Your Profile

    1. 1. 10 Useful TipsTo Develop Your LinkedIn Profile
    2. 2. 10 Useful Tips #1 Look at the privacysettings and options Whilst developing your profile you can opt to make it private until you are ready to share it to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    3. 3. 10 Useful Tips #2Include a photo Research has found that profiles are more trusted when they contain a photo to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    4. 4. 10 Useful Tips #3 Completeyour whole profile Click on the Edit Profile button to update any of the sections or the Improve your profile button for suggestions. Proofread any changes you make for errors! to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    5. 5. 10 Useful Tips #4 Include relevantkeywords LinkedIn members did over 5.7 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2012 Consider the search words they will use to find expertise in your field and include these in your profile to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    6. 6. 10 Useful Tips #5Edit yourheadline Your headline will default to your current job title, but this can be edited to add further information and keywords to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    7. 7. 10 Useful Tips #6 Customise your public profile URLThe default URL will also include random numbersand letters and appears underneath your photo.uk.linkedin.com/pub/your-name/1x/11x/111.Customise this to have your full name then add to:• your email signature• business cards• your bios on other social sites to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    8. 8. 10 Useful Tips #7 Add skills to your profileAdd relevant skills to your profile. Valued connectionsmay then publically endorse your skills and expertise to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    9. 9. 10 Useful Tips #8 Ask forrecommendations You may give others a recommendation, but do also consider asking people you have worked with to give you one too. to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    10. 10. 10 Useful Tips #9 Make connections• Connect with current and previous work colleagues• Search by name, company, school, email contacts or group members. Drill down using advanced search.• Develop relevant 2nd and 3rd degree connections to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    11. 11. 10 Useful Tips #10 Join relevant LinkedIn members are Groups sharing insights and knowledge in more than 1.5 million LinkedIn Groups• Engage in discussion topics and answer questions in your specialism• Develop new connections• Create your own group to enhance your LinkedIn profile
    12. 12. Make themost of yourprofile!
    13. 13. uk.linkedin.com/in/suebeckingham/

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