Top 10 SEO Tips for your LinkedIn Profile

Complete Your LinkedIn Profile – Ensure everything is filled out and up to date, we can then start work on optimising your LinkedIn profile for search engines.

Specialities – Great for including keywords and Google index’s this section.

Custom URL – Rather than having the random numbers in your LinkedIn in URL set it to be your name.

Question Time – Answering questions may not have any ranking strength but it is important to get involved in the community and raise your profile.

Keyword Rich Website Links – You can have up to 3 links in your “Websites” section on your profile. You can also set the keywords used in the link. So make use of it and deep-link to your website with relevant keywords.

Groups – Joining a group helps your SEO as your name becomes associated with the name of the group and group names often include relevant keywords.

WordPress Integration – If you’ve a WordPress site then be sure to include the WordPress application. Your profile will then automatically update with new blog posts.

Twitter Integration
– If you’ve a WordPress site then also include the Tweets application. Your profile will then automatically update with new Tweets.

Connect, connect, connect – It’s why you are on LinkedIn and it’s your best chance of getting inbound links to your website. Connect with friends, family, colleagues and anyone else you may have met at a conference or college etc.

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