3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake

Hoping to attract attention with your LinkedIn Profile? You'll have a better chance if you change the site’s most critical piece of information – your Headline – from the default option of your current job title. Too often, LinkedIn users don’t take the time to change this default (which is automatically picked up when you … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake

How to Add Your Success Stories on LinkedIn for Better Traffic

Have you noticed that your resume content and achievements are often too long to fit into your LinkedIn Profile? Despite the ease of uploading content into LinkedIn, there’s no way around the limitations (2,000 characters - including spaces!) available for each job. However, if you get smart about keyword strategy and learn to condense your … Continue reading How to Add Your Success Stories on LinkedIn for Better Traffic

How to Double – And Triple! – Your LinkedIn Traffic With SEO

Built a LinkedIn Profile that doesn’t seem to be “working” for your job search? You might not be drawing enough traffic to it. Years ago, I realized that applying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques on my Profile attracted more traffic. Applying my knowledge of web SEO and database optimization, I was able to draw a sizable audience … Continue reading How to Double – And Triple! – Your LinkedIn Traffic With SEO

What’s The Secret to Getting Hired From LinkedIn? (Part 4: Boosting Your Profile SEO)

Frustrated with LinkedIn and waiting to see if things change?  I hope not.  If your Profile is passed over by employers, you need to use these power-packed LinkedIn strategies: Part 1: Build More Connections Part 2: Set Your Groups Strategy Part 3: Analyze Your Competition Now, we're on to one of my favorite steps for maximizing LinkedIn: 4 … Continue reading What’s The Secret to Getting Hired From LinkedIn? (Part 4: Boosting Your Profile SEO)

Are You Making This Critical Mistake on LinkedIn?

Dumping your resume content straight into each section of LinkedIn—and calling it done? If you’re still assuming that your resume will stand in for your Profile, you’re doing yourself (and your job search) a disservice. Here’s why: your resume might be well-written and contain solid achievements—but that doesn’t mean it was developed for online reading … Continue reading Are You Making This Critical Mistake on LinkedIn?

The #1 Misconception About LinkedIn SEO

Trying to become more prominent or "findable" in employer LinkedIn searches? Forget about customizing your LinkedIn Profile URL. A common misconception among LinkedIn users (and even experts), changing your LinkedIn Profile URL doesn't affect your findability inside the site. Repeat - it has NO effect on being found by a recruiter or user trolling LinkedIn … Continue reading The #1 Misconception About LinkedIn SEO