LinkedIn is a great way to get spotted on the internet these days. They have over 332 million members and is going up by 2 members every minute. That is why it is handy to have a few tips to get noticed on LinkedIn!
Having an amazing profile on LinkedIn is an effective way to grow our personal brand and to reach out to wide ranges of users. An interesting fact to know is that when someone tries to google you, your LinkedIn profile will usually come to the top of their search lists, along with Facebook so it is important to have a polished profile at the ready…
Here at Anderson Hoare, we spend a lot of time looking through Linked in profiles so we have come together to spread our top tips on getting noticed on LinkedIn.
Make sure you have a profile photo.
Statistics show that you are 11 times more likely to increase the views on your profile by having a photo uploaded. By also making the photo clear and professional also adds to your chances of getting spotted. Another word of advice…keep you photo appropriate!
Add a link to your LinkedIn on your Email signature
We suggest adding your LinkedIn profile to your signature at the bottom of your email. In turn this will attract the professionals that you are contacting regularly. This will add to your page views and encourage more LinkedIn connections.
Connect with people who are viewing your profile
When other users come and click on your profile. Go and connect with them. They may be checking on your profile for a reason so it is always worth connecting with that person in case something may come about it.
Use keywords within your profile
Another one of our tips to get noticed on LinkedIn is to use keywords throughout your profile. If you work within social media and you are seeking roles or people who are in the same job category. Make sure that ‘social media’ is written as many times throughout your profile. So when someone types your keyword in, your profile should bump up higher up the list which helps you get recognized.