7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic] was originally published on Firsthand.

LinkedIn is a valuable networking tool for building new connections and nurturing relationships with established contacts. But having a successful presence on the site requires more than a bare-bones profile. Standing out from the networking crowd is all about engagement—regularly updating your content, interacting with others, and establishing yourself as an industry voice. Check out the below infographic for advice on making the most of your LinkedIn profile.

Seven Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile: 1. Select a professional headshot. First impressions are everything. 2. Include detailed info about your job experience, and revisit frequently to update. 3. Craft a simple, engaging headline, and include your elevator pitch in the "About" section. 4. Consider using the #OpenToWork feature if you want to reach recruiters. 5. Build new connections by messaging them. Include a brief intro, and indicate why you'd like to connect. 6. Interact with others regularly to build connections. Start by "liking" or commenting on someone's post. 7. Establish yourself as a voice in your industry. Share useful content, link to your work, and join discussions.

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