LinkedIn: 5 Big Mistakes People Make On Their Profiles


5 Big Mistakes People Make On Their LinkedIn Profiles

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison True, that may be inspiring, but it’s terrible advice when it comes to crafting a LinkedIn profile aiming for optimum impact. First of all, you are not Thomas Edison. Second of all, LinkedIn is not the place for experimenting. You really can’t afford to make 10,000 bad first impressions.   As Koka Sexton points out, LinkedIn has emerged as the number one professional connection tool and an integral component of a social selling platform. Sales reps have found that LinkedIn profile problems have wide-ranging negative effects on personal branding across all networks. In other words, getting your LinkedIn profile right is kind of a big deal.  […]

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