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Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Kellie McCann
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Does Your LinkedIn Profile Image Make You more "Clickable"?


Did you know that you can actually damage your chances of winning over a new client or job position by having an unprofessional or awkward profile picture? Or worse yet....not having one at all.

If your profile picture is of your cute puppy dog, you're not doing your personal brand any favors. Also not quite professional enough for LinkedIn are images of your children, avatars and superheroes...superhero...unless you are one in real life, but that may be only in your own mind :)

LinkedIn is for professionals. Save those images for your personal Facebook page...but not for the profile photo if you are in business.

Perhaps the worst LinkedIn profile pic faux pas is failing to post one at all. Putting a face to a name helps to establish trust. Not showing your face sells your personal brand short and even can make you appear sketchy.

Your LinkedIn profile is a branding tool that can enhance your professional value and helps sell your brand to potential clients.


Don't dampen your personal brand by posting the following types of images for your LinkedIn profile: 

  • "Selfies"
  • Default Shiloutte
  • "Filtered" Images
  • Logo
  • "Throwback Thursday"


If you are guilty of one of the types of images above, it's time for you to pay a visit to a professional Headshot Photographer to create your new profile image.

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Bluffton Headshots photographer, Hilton Head Photographer, Kellie McCann specializes in Headshots, family portraits, high school senior portraits and children’s portraits.

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