10 Tips to Have a Professional LinkedIn Profile Picture Tip Two

Your LinkedIn profile picture is an important  element of your LinkedIn presence. According to LinkedIn just having a picture makes your profile 14 times more likely to be viewed by others.

It’s best to have a headshot taken by a professional photographer. A photographer can ensure that the lighting is flattering and that you’re putting your best foot (or rather, face) forward.

Usually a photographer (like me) will help you with getting the right photo for your LinkedIn Profile but not always.

So here’s the second of 10 Tips to make sure you’re getting what you need to make an impact on LinkedIn.

2. Use a high-resolution image

The ideal size for your LinkedIn profile picture is 400 x 400 pixels. Larger file sizes are also fine (although 8MB is the max), but try to avoid small, low-resolution images.

If the picture looks a bit blurry when you upload it, you may want to change it or have it retaken.

If you’re In Perth, Western Australia, I’d be happy to help you achieve your best look

Published by Nick k

Director of Want a Headshot? Partner at katin images, a travel photography business.

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