Tasty Tidbits To Guide Your LinkedIn Presence

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Do you need some LinkedIn Help?

LinkedIn Help in this context means some basic information and cool stuff to help you stand out in a crowd through the content and graphics on your LinkedIn personal and company profiles. There is a lot more on the web if you know how to search.  Time is at a premium, so we’ve done some searching for you and shared our findings here.

Profile Photo

Photos should represent you, artistic license of professional branding may apply. LinkedIn now has a circular image, so consider your size requirements and centering of your image.

  • You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.
  • File size – 10MB maximum.
  • Your photo should be square.
  • 400 x 400 pixels in size

Changing Your Profile Background

Select an image below for now. You can change it later. Download and save — Right Click, Save image as…, Select Folder, Click Save

Background images must be:

  • File type JPG, GIF or PNG
  • No larger than 4MB.
  • Pixel dimensions – 1584 x 396 recommended

Company Page Cover Image

  • Banner image – Minimum 1536 x 738 pixels, PNG/JPEG/GIF format, Maximum 2 MB, landscape layout, image should be wider rather than taller.
  • Logo – Minimum 300 x 300 pixels, 400 x 400 pixels is the recommended size PNG/JPEG/GIF format, Maximum 4 MB, square layout.

Open LinkedIn. Go to Profile… Edit Profile. ‘Edit Background’ will appear when you mouse-over the area in the center, just above your profile text. Click it, find your image on your computer and upload. Now you know how, have got a cool background and you can change it later. Preferably you want something that goes with your profession. (images below are copyright free) More Here



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Still not sure about your keyword choices? Here’s a great keyword planning worksheet from Skill-space.com.  There’s other tools out there, too. Take some time to explore the possibilities.


Some icons to use in your headline and summary: (highlight, copy & paste)

✅ ⚡ ⭐ 😻 👑 🌈 🤔 💯 💜 ✌✍ ☑ ✨ 💚

✔️ 🌟 🏆 ◆ 🔥 😎 🤝 ☁ 🌎 👇

More on LinkedIn colorful graphics here.

Too busy or not sure just how set up your graphics? Contact Zen for a consultation. Starts at $150 to search images, review and select, crop, create cover text and sent to you for uploading.

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Would you like a copy of the LinkedIn presentation I give? Download it here.

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