Don’t Get This Wrong: What Your LinkedIn Pic Says About You

People do business with people they trust, people they relate to – is your photo trying to hide something? In this piece from LinkedIn.com, by , see how you can use your choice of photo to better connect with others for success.

A good profile photo can help build that trust and even likability – so it’s critical to get it right.

According to the author, “I see hundreds of LinkedIn profiles every week and 50 percent fail when it comes to their photo. As a business owner or executive, it’s crucial that people trust you and connect with you. You are the brand. Opinions are formed in a nanosecond. And that means the photo at the very top may be the most important part of your LinkedIn profile.”  What does that tiny thumbnail say about you?

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Author Rene Shimada Siegel is founder and president of High Tech Connect, a specialized consultant placement firm for marketing and communications experts. She is a frequently requested speaker on topics such as starting your own business and marketing your unique personal brand.
Follow Rene on Twitter: @renesiegel
 

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Greater IBM, are you considering updating your own LinkedIn profile photo? Let us know what you thought of this story, in the Leave a Reply field.
 
 
- Posted by Regan Kelly

One thought on “Don’t Get This Wrong: What Your LinkedIn Pic Says About You

  1. I have been considering changing my pic for years. I would love it if I could find someone who specialized in that type of “social media photo”.

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