Infographic: A Checklist of 17 LinkedIn Profile Tips

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Neal Schaffer, the Founder and Editor-In-Chief at Maximize Social Business wrote an article a few months ago in which he enumerated a checklist of 17 Must-Have items for your LinkedIn Profile.

I’ve listed the 17 LinkedIn Profile Tips below:

  1. Get serious about your photo
  2. Professional names only, please
  3. Professional Headline branding is critical
  4. Optimize your location
  5. Align your industry
  6. Customize your profile URL
  7. Your Activity will show your latest status update – do you have one?
  8. Your Professional Summary: Expand upon your Professional Headline – and support it
  9. Fully connect with your past
  10. Keywords
  11. Build credibility with recommendations
  12. Don’t ignore endorsements – manage them
  13. Embrace the visual
  14. Make yourself contactable
  15. Join relevant LinkedIn groups
  16. Sections
  17. Are you connected enough?

The original article can be found at the following link:

Professional LinkedIn Profile Tips: A Checklist of 17 Must-Have Items.

Recently, this list and the associated tips have been made into an infographic– and here it is in all it’s graphical, chock-full-of-information goodness and glory:

Infographic: The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile Tips Summary