Choosing pictures

Images strike faster than text. You have probably already written a few thousand words. Now it’s time to supplement those with a few pictures.

Pictures set the mood and lower the barrier to contacting you; they make you a human instead of a web page. They are your opportunity to create a great first impression.

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Introducing Yourself Part 1

Writing an about section can be difficult. Just look at all of the blank or auto-generated bios on LinkedIn!

From now on, we’ll stop referring to it as an About section. This section is about introducing yourself. Have you ever been put on the spot with a microphone in front of you and the words “introduce yourself” trailing off into the recent past? Perhaps 1% of the population is naturally inclined towards being able to give a charming and accurate answer. The rest of us ramble on, including our name, job title, company, and maybe a half-baked explanation of what we do.

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Telling your Story

If you’re setting up your profile for the first time, go through all of the posts below.

Not just for first-timers! Want to improve your profile or just see if there’s something you can learn? Cherry pick an article (or an exercise within an article) and see if you can’t make a game-changing improvement to your profile!

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Creating the perfect Linkedin & social media profile to market yourself effectively


Everyone seems to be talking about LinkedIn, but why? Is it essential to have a LinkedIn profile to get a job or sell your services? Hiring managers tend to check a LinkedIn profile before anything else. People with amazing profiles tend to have more success in job seeking or marketing their business to investors because they have highlighted why they stand out in a crowd of seemingly equally qualified contenders.

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