A proper guide to gain maximum visibility for your LinkedIn profile
LinkedIn a popular social platform is the ultimate space for the professionals where they can connect and dig big opportunities to boost up their career ahead. If you are already on LinkedIn or is planning to join the platform, make sure to fill every minute details to stand ahead of others which will ultimately yield the desired result for you.
A simple undetailed account will never serve the purpose of the account holder in LinkedIn. Users need to follow simple basic steps to fetch the required attention and visibility for their LinkedIn profiles that make an impressive impact to the visitors.
To add or to make any edit in the ‘headline’ click on the ‘Me’ icon at the top of the homepage and select ‘View profile’. The next step is to click the ‘Edit icon and’ then enter new content into the intro dialogue box and then click ‘save’.
To add video introduction to the LinkedIn profile an user need to click the ‘Me’ icon and select ‘View profile’ and then click the ‘edit’ icon and then scroll down to the ‘media’ section. Then paste the link to your video and then click ‘add’. Then enter title and description of the video in the media dialogue box and then click ‘apply’ and ‘save’.
To add details about qualification, click the ‘+sign’ in the education section. Enter the details in the dialogue box about your school, colleges, and degrees. One can also add a video that is relevant. To add accomplishments or certifications, click on the ‘+sign’ in the accomplishment section and select from the list. One can also enter required details in the dialogue box.
For a LinkedIn profile, it is important to be personable as the user is communicating with the visitor directly. So it is important to write in the first person as if you are speaking directly with the person you are willing to proceed in professional terms.
LinkedIn users can maximize their profile visibility by contributing articles. Open the ‘LinkedIn publishing tools’ by clicking on the ‘Write an article’. To edit the drafts, click the ‘Me’ icon and then select ‘posts and activity’.
For more exposure, you can also share your article on other platforms like Twitter by asking LinkedIn editors to feature your articles tweet "tip@LinkedIn editors" along with the link to your article.
You can expand your network on LinkedIn by applying several strategies. Use the ‘Search’ feature to find your target audience or you may also include a link to connect to your e-mail, signature, blog, and website to direct the target audience.
If you are happy with the list of people in your network send them an invitation by clicking ‘Add Connection’.
LinkedIn also recommends groups for you to expand your network. This professional social site has all kind of groups that will give you a wide exposure to your target audience.
Start searching for your "Group" by inserting keywords or group name in the search box and click ‘search’.
Importing inbound links to your LinkedIn profile from anywhere on the web will make your profile more credible. If you publish blog or article on any popular site, link it back to your LinkedIn profile. This will increase your profile appearance in the search results.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Being the technical director of a digital marketing agency in India, Mr. Deepanjan Goswami has discussed on various tactics to make a LinkedIn profile more visible, so that users can be benefitted by utilizing the social handle to boost their professional growth.