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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!).

The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Choosing A LinkedIn Photo

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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.

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