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13 SEO Tips to Boost Your Profile Views on LinkedIn
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Finish Your Profile
It seems like a no-brainer, but many people don't fully complete their LinkedIn profiles. So add a professional-looking photo, ask for and give recommendations, complete every section and use LinkedIn’s pop-up tips to guide your profile to completion.
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Use Anchor Text in Links
Your LinkedIn profile can list as many as three links. The default options are “Company Website” and “Blog,” which just aren’t very SEO-friendly. So customize the anchor text by selecting the “Other” option. Use a keyword-rich title, such as “My Inbound Marketing Blog.”
Maximize Your Group Membership
Joining and participating in relevant groups doesn't just expand your network, it also improves your profile’s SEO. Because the group names appear on your profile, search engines will crawl the titles and learn more about who you are and what you do. Not only will joining industry-relevant groups improve the keywords on your profile, but local groups like “Nashville Marketing Professionals” can also help with geo-targeted SEO.
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Keyword-Optimize Your Job Titles
Make no mistake: you need to be truthful about your work experience. But do try to add a few keywords to optimize the wording of your job title for SEO. For example, instead of “Blog Manager,” bait search engines by clarifying “Inbound Marketing Strategy Blog Manager.”
Your LinkedIn profile should leave little to the imagination. Come up with something relevant to include in every field. Doing so will greatly improve your profile's SEO.
Build Recommendations
Turns out, recommendations may have more benefit than just making you look likable to potential employers. Some LinkedIn experts believe that having 10 or more recommendations will significantly elevate your profile’s search ranking.
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Claim Your Vanity URL
The technical SEO benefits of claiming your vanity URL may be minimal, but it certainly optimizes your profile among real-life searchers. Connecting your LinkedIn profile to your name makes it easier for people to find you.
Promote Your LinkedIn Profile Elsewhere
Put a link to your LinkedIn profile in your email signature, Facebook page, Twitter profile, Google+ page, blog and any websites you maintain to create inbound links and generate traffic for your profile.
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Avoid Keyword Stuffing
You know you need to be clear with your primary message and strategically use a keyword in the copy to improve your SEO. However, you must avoid using the keyword too much. Repeating a keyword throughout your profile won't improve your search ranking. So instead, optimize around secondary keywords that are still relevant and descriptive of your skill set.
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Skill endorsements are a great way to add credibility to your profile. They increase the strength of your profile while also helping to keep you connected to your network. Plus, they are a quick and easy way to return the favor to those who have endorsed you show appreciation for people you've worked with.
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Keep Collecting Endorsements
Instead of writing out full paragraphs, for each position you've held, use a wide variety of relevant keywords in bullet-pointed lists to make it easier and faster to read.
Optimize Your Job Descriptions
http://www.inboundmarketingagents.com/inbound-marketing-agents-blog/bid/263750/the-13-sneakiest-linkedin-seo-tips-to-boost-your-profile-s-views
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