Dump that boring LinkedIn background image

Want your profile to be the best it can be? Most people have some boring blue background or nothing at all. But you can change that and stand out in just a couple of minutes.

First, grab a cool custom image by grabbing a free LinkedIn image. Save it on your desktop, then go to Profile – Edit Profile – Click the “add background photo” button and upload your new background. Voila!

Here’s a quick walkthrough video

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How to customize your LinkedIn web address

Do you want a LinkedIn web address without those annoying numbers and letters after your name? It’s easy, just go to: Profile > Edit Profile > Public Profile (on the upper right), hit the pencil-shaped edit icon and change the existing URL. Find a walkthrough in the video below.

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Don’t let your boss know you’re looking for a new job!

Whenever you update your LinkedIn profile, a message goes out to your network announcing that change to the world. This could alert your boss that you are looking for a new job…Not good!

Be sure to change the “notify your network” setting to “off” before you make any changes. Find out how right here.

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