How to Improve Linkedin Profile

A lot of professionals are using Linkedin to market their skills or service they offer. With that said, it is also important for you to have an excellent Linkedin profile to stay competitive. Improving your profile will not only make it easier for people to find you on the site, but it would also improve your chance of getting found on internet searches.

Edit your Public Profile Setting

The goal is to ensure that people can find your profile when they do a public search.

Login to your Linkedin Profile

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Be sure that this is selected

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You are free to share only a few sections on your public profile. However, it is necessary that key information like your skills and experiences are shown. With this, potential clients or project collaborators would be interested in viewing your full profile.

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Completing your Profile

Create an Excellent Headline

The headline which is next to your name should  be a statement that highlights your expertise and the benefits you could deliver. There is plenty of room in there which is up to 120 characters.

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Add Experience and Education

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Provide all Needed Information

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Provide all Needed Information

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Include a Summary

Sum up your experience and other quick information related to your skills on your summary. Make this count since most likely people will become interested in you right after they read this part of your profile.

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For crafting your summary, check these Awesome Linkedin Summary Examples with Template

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Share Contact Information

People who are connected to you could easily see your contact details. Follow the steps below.

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Click this to edit

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Additional Info: The summary is also an ideal place to add one of your contact details.With this, even those who are not connected to you could see it and get in touch.


Select the Most Appropriate Skills

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You can add up to 50 skills, be sure that you only add appropriate skills and experience. There is no need to add up to 50 skills.

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After selecting a skill, it will be added here

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To remove a skill, click “x” icon

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Take note that you can reorder your skills. Be sure that your core skills and experiences are at the top most part.

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Add Multimedia to your Profile

On the different sections of your Linkedin Profile like Summary and Experience, its possible to add media. It is best to use 3-5 media on these sections since we all know that media easily grabs attention.

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Adding a Video

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If you already have a video on your Youtube Channel, you can add it here especially when it showcases your skill or experience.

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Adding a Photo

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Add title and description

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