30 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips — Rounded Up

I wrote 30 Tips in 30 Days to help you improve your LinkedIn Profile. This is a series of the very best short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips. They will improve your LinkedIn Profile. I have honed these from years of working on LinkedIn. I have been writing and advising on LinkedIn profiles since 2006.  …

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #28/30 – Be brief

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #28/30: Be brief. Life is short. Say what’s needed on your LinkedIn Profile, then stop. That’s it. More Tips: 30 Top Tips for a better LinkedIn Profile – Rounded up and summarised… Found these tips useful? Why not thank me by…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #22/30 – Add Media

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #22/30: Add media. Don’t be monochrome and text only. Originally written: October 22, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 You probably are familiar with the phrase ‘a picture paints a thousand words’. So I recommend you add pictures, slides, video,…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #17/30 – Are you in the right industry?

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #17/30: What industry are you in? Originally written: October 17, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 That’s right – what industry are you in? It’s not a trick question, but it’s worth thinking about it. Take me, for example. I…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #13/30 – Be human

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #13/30: Be human in your profile. Tell me about yourself. And talk to me as an individual. I may be interested in the fact that you like scuba diving and cricket. Then again I may not. I may have a lifetime of loathing…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #11/30 – Publish articles on LinkedIn

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #11/30: Publish articles on LinkedIn – show your knowledge and expertise. Originally written: October 11, 2017 Text & Images Updated: July 4, 2020 Publish your ideas and insight on LinkedIn. Your articles don’t have to be long or too detailed. They just…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #8/30 – Add a slide presentation

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #8/30: Add slides to your profile. Originally written: October 8, 2017Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 Control your own presentations on LinkedIn A good slide deck will make a much more effective, portable and memorable impression than simply reading text on…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #6/30 – Use a custom header image

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #6/30: Use a custom header or background image on your LinkedIn Profile. Originally written: October 6, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 You have free advertising space at the top of your profile: why don’t you use it? You have…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #3/30 – Your LinkedIn Headline: Don’t bury the lead!

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #3/30: Don’t bury the lead! Use your headline to tell a story. Originally written: October 3, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 Your headline may be all that people notice on your profile. You have a headline below your name on LinkedIn. The reason it’s…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #2/30 – How to change your LinkedIn URL — Own your own name

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #2/30: Personalise your LinkedIn URL Originally written: October 2, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 Edit your LinkedIn URL so that your name is yours. Everyone has a unique URL or Unique Resource Locator on LinkedIn. The problem is, the one LinkedIn…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #1/30 – Your LinkedIn About section

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #1/30: First person, first item: Write an about section. Originally written: October 1, 2017 Text & Images Updated: March 31, 2021 Use your ‘About’ section to include the essentials The pivotal part of your LinkedIn Profile is the summary or…

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