TIPs to improve your LinkedIn Profile – Part 2

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Causes you care about:

List any Topics and causes that matter to you.

 

Organizations you support:

List any of your favorite organizations.

 

Education

List each school you went to, along with the dates.

List any Activities and Societies you were involved in while at school.

 

Add a link

If you have some content to share with competitors, prospects and customers, then click to add a video, image, document, presentation. Remember your competitors will have access to this content too.

Select from a list of options

 

Upload a file

If you have some content to share with competitors, prospects and customers, then click to add a video, image, document, presentation. Remember your competitors will have access to this content too.

Select from a list of options

 

 Additional Info

List any personal and professional interests you have.

List any Personal Details [Optional]

Birth Month and Day [Optional]

Martial Status [Optional]

 

List any Advice for Contacting You

This is a place where you can write a small commercial for your work, along with listing your complete contact information. Use plenty of key search words.

 

Honors & Awards

List any Honors & Recognition you have received.

 

Additional Honors & Awards

List any additional Honors & Recognition you have received.

 

ASK FOR Recommendations

 

Your Recommendations

List any recommendations you have received.

 

Connections

Note: You may want to choose NOT to share your connections so your competitors do not have access to them.

 

Groups

You may join up to 50 groups. Choose groups where your customers and prospects are members.

 

Following

 

What You’re Following

 

Customize news

Choose news related to your company and industry.

 

Customize companies

Choose companies where your prospects and customers work.

 

Follow the ____ Company Page

Choose companies where your prospects and customers work.

 

List any Recent Updates

Join the User Forum Communities for your solutions.

Join the Subgroups for your solutions.

 

Privacy Controls

Turn on/off your activity broadcasts

Note: By selecting this option, your activity updates will be shared in your activity feed.

 

Let people know when you change your profile, make recommendations or follow companies

Note: You may want to turn this option off if you’re looking for a job and don’t want your present employer to see that you’re updating your profile.

 

Check this box if you want people to see what you post to LinkedIn.

Note: This means every time you make a slight change to your profile, everyone in your network will be notified.

 

Select who can see your activity feed

Note: Your activity feed displays actions you’ve performed on LinkedIn. Select who can see your activity feed.

Choose Everyone

 

Select what others see when you’ve viewed their profile

Note: Your name and title are recommended.

For example:

Ron LaVine

CEO, delivering Live How to Eliminate Cold Calls & Land Profitable Accounts live Call Prospecting Sales Training

Greater Los Angeles Area

 

Select who can see your connections

Select who can see your list of connections.

Note: people will still be able to see connections who endorse you and connections they share with you.

Note: Don’t want your endorsements visible? Just choose to opt out.

Choose Only You

 

Change your profile photo & visibility – Upload a Photo

This is where you upload your photo.

You can upload a JPG, GIF or PNG file (File size limit is 4 MB).

Upload your photo from your computer or Cancel

 

Note: By clicking “Upload Photo,” you certify that you have the right to distribute this photo and that it does not violate the User Agreement.

Your photo is shared across all your profiles. Any changes you make here will be applied to your other profiles.

In addition to users I message, my profile photo is visible to…

Click on Everyone

 

Show/hide “Viewers of this profile also viewed” box

Note: Leave unchecked. Display “Viewers of this profile also viewed” box on my Profile page

Note: Make sure to click Save Changes. or Cancel

 

Manage whom you’re blocking

Your block list You should not need to use this.

Need to block or report someone? Go to the profile of the person you want to block and select “Block or Report” from the drop-down menu at the top of the profile summary. Note: After you’ve blocked the person, any previous profile views of yours and of the other person will disappear from each of your “Who’s Viewed My Profile” sections.

View and manage whom you’re blocking here.

You’re currently not blocking anyone.

 

Settings

Manage your Twitter settings

ACCOUNT

Your Twitter Name Should Appear Here.

Add another Twitter account

 

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