TIPs to improve your LinkedIn Profile – Part 3

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ACCOUNT VISIBILITY

Display your Twitter account on your LinkedIn profile

Check this box.

[Make sure to click Save Changes] or Cancel

 

Manage your WeChat settings [optional]

Add WeChat account with QR code

It’s easy, and only takes a few seconds.

WeChat integration allows you to:

Display your WeChat name and QR code on your LinkedIn profile to make it easier for people to reach you.

 

Helpful Links

Here you can edit your name, location & industry.

 

Basic Information

First Name: [Your first name should appear here]

Last Name: [Your last name should appear here]

Former/Maiden Name: [Optional. It may make it easier for prospects and customers to find you]

Display Name: [Choose your name]

 

This option is disabled when you have a public profile. Change Public Profile Settings.

 

Headline

[Create a Professional “Headline” filled with key search words prospects would use to find IBI]

 

Location & Industry

Country: [Choose your Country]

Zip Code: [Your Zip Code should appear here]

Location Name: [Choose your location]

Choose your Area

 

Industry:

Choose your Industry

Note: Country, Postal Code and Industry info is shared across all of your profiles. Any changes you make here will be applied to your other profiles.

 

Badges

 

Premium Badges:

None [Choose None] or Premium Account (whichever applies)

[Save Changes] or Go back to Settings

 

Edit your profile

[Make sure you click Done editing]

 

Manage your recommendations

 

Received – Manage recommendations you’ve received. (Looking for recommendations, you’ve made? Click here.)

 

Given – Manage recommendations you’ve sent

Show: [Check Show All]

All

Colleagues

Service Providers

Business Partners

Students

 

Ask for recommendations – Ask your connections to recommend you

Start asking your co-workers, former co-workers, friends and/or best customers to write a “brief” recommendation about you.

 

What do you want to be recommended for?

Choose one of your Job Titles. Add a job or school if needed.

 

Who do you want to ask?

Your connections:

[Type in the Connection’s Name] – You can add 200 more recipients

 

Create your message

From: Your Name should be here.

Subject: Enter a subject line.

Note: Instead of Can you recommend me? I prefer to use “Need your help please.”]

 

This is the standard LinkedIn Message:

 

I’m sending this to ask you for a brief recommendation of my work that I can include in my LinkedIn profile. If you have any questions, let me know.

Thanks in advance for helping me out.

Ron LaVine

 

I suggest you write your own personal message. For example:

 

Hi Mike,

When you have a moment, maybe you can help me.

Would you please jot down a couple of sentences about what you thought about the workshops by finishing these two sentences or something like them?

I thought Ron’s training was…

It helped me to…

I’d really appreciate it.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Ron

ronlavine@aysalesresults.com

 

  1. If there is anything I can do to help you, please don’t hesitate to ask.

 

Note: Each recipient will receive an individual email. This will not be sent as a group email.

 

Remember to Click Send or Cancel

 

Edit your public profile

Public Profile – Take control of how you appear in public search results by using many key search words.

Customize Your Public Profile – Control how you appear when people search for you on Google, Yahoo!, Bing, etc.

 

Profile Content

Make my public profile visible to no one

Make my public profile visible to everyone [Choose this one]

Basics Name, industry, location, number of recommendations

Picture

Headline

Summary

Skills

Current Positions

Show details

Past Positions

Show details

Publications

Organizations

Certifications

Projects

Courses

Volunteer Experiences & Causes

Education

Show details

Additional Information

Websites

Interests

Groups

Honors and Awards

Interested In…

 

Your public profile URL

For Example: www.linkedin.com/in/ronlavine

Customize your public profile URL – [Make your name as your LinkedIn URL]

 

Profile Badges

Create a profile badge to promote your profile like this.

Create a badge for your email.

 

 

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