You Need a Great Profile Picture on your Social Media Sites
The first thing anyone sees when they view your profile on any of the popular social media sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and so many more) is your picture. If you have a terrible profile picture then that creates a terrible first impression.
And what if you don’t have a profile image at all? Well that’s even worse… According to LinkedIn, business profiles are seven times more likely to be viewed if they have a profile photo attached.
What Makes a Profile Photo Great
Sometimes the quickest way to figure out how to do something right is to have a look at what not to do. The following article from Business Insider has a laundry list of some of the types of pictures that should never be used in a formal situation. Of course the list exists because every one of these things has been done (many of them are done all the time!).
Schedule a Calgary Head Shot Appointment
So if instead of using a professional headshot on your social media sites you’re still using a photo of your family, your dog or cat, your hockey team, or maybe even your company logo, then perhaps now is the time to schedule a portrait session with a professional photographer.