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How to create your own custom URL for your profile on LinkedIn

Here’s a simple three-minute fix to to enhance your personal brand online, by creating a custom URL for your LinkedIn public profile. 

As a default, LinkedIn will create a public profile address for you. However it’ll look something like this: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/davidpeth/a23/42a/3ggh

That’s not really memorable or likely to ever be typed into a web browser. But you […]

By |April 24th, 2013|linkedin, promotion, tips and tricks|Comments Off on How to create your own custom URL for your profile on LinkedIn

How many skills are too many skills on LinkedIn?

I saw two updates from my LinkedIn network today. The difference is, one made me think the subject has no real expertise, because there are so many skills.

I think focus is the key for an effective LinkedIn profile. How many people do you know who are skilled in 50 different areas?

 

 

 

By |April 1st, 2013|linkedin, tips and tricks|Comments Off on How many skills are too many skills on LinkedIn?

Changes coming to LinkedIn search

The LinkedIn Blog has news of fundamental changes to the way LinkedIn search works. Given that there were 5.7 billion professionally oriented searches performed on LinkedIn last year, this is news.

http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/03/25/linkedin-search-just-got-smarter/

By |March 26th, 2013|linkedin|Comments Off on Changes coming to LinkedIn search