How’s Your LinkedIn Photo?

How’s Your LinkedIn Photo?

Not sure whether you should have a business or casual looking LinkedIn profile pic?

I guess it depends on what your business and professional goals are. But one thing is for sure, profile pics are important. The data shows it.

Check out this piece on BusinessInsider.com with the cool Heatmap image of a viewers eyeball time on a LinkedIn profile. Turns out a whopping 19% of the viewing time is spent checking out your photo. Now granted, this study was based on surveying Recruiters, but it’s a likely bet that regular business potential clients, vendors and contacts who view your profile are also checking out the pic first and foremost.

How’s your profile pic?  I’m off to update mine…

is Co-founder of Going Interactive and Strategic Director. Doug brings over 22 years of professional experience to the table. He is a seasoned professional with a knack for complex problem solving and common sense approach to usability. Doug has helped to create a variety of award winning work both locally and regionally for clients like Apartment Guide, Rubik's Revolution, The Ron Clark Academy, Prime Time Toys, Georgia-Pacific, CNN, and Gardener's Confidence. Doug served as the first ever Interactive President for the Atlanta - AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Chapter. Doug lives with his wife Sherry and their playful Huskies in Marietta, GA.

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