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Create a LinkedIn Personalized Public Profile URL

Are you part of the business social media giant called LinkedIn? If not, you should be. Sign up today at LinkedIn! If you are part of LinkedIn, have you taken the time to create your own personalized public profile URL? Instead of the random alphanumeric address for your LinkedIn public profile, you could be enjoying a personalized URL. Interested? Log-in to your LinkedIn account, follow the simple steps below, and you’ll soon have your own personalized pubic profile URL !

Five Easy Steps to a Personalized Public Profile URL:

  1. Click on SETTINGS, located just below your name.
  2. Under PROFILE, look under HELPFUL HINTS and click on Edit your public profile.
  3. In the left-hand column under YOUR PUBLIC PROFILE URL, click on Customize your public profile URL.

  4. A pop-up window will appear. Your custom URL must contain 5-30 letters or numbers. You may not use spaces, symbols, or special characters. In the pop-up window, type in your desired personalized name in the open box following http://www.linkedin.com/in/. In the example below, you can see that I typed in RosieCochran, making my customized URL the following: http://www.linkedin.com/in/RosieCochran
  5. Click on SET CUSTOM URL (see image above). Now look at the top of your page. As confirmation, a circle with a check mark through it will appear by the words “Your Custom URL has been saved.” You may also check in the left-hand column near the bottom to verify your new URL under YOUR CURRENT URL.
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