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Add Images to LinkedIn and Twitter Profiles

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LinkedIn

Did you know that LinkedIn and Twitter now let you add a custom image to your profile page? Here’s our LinkedIn Company Page after we added a photo of our lobby:

Straight North on LinkedIn

If you are a LinkedIn administrator, you should see prominent directions for uploading an image when you visit your company’s home page. Images can be cropped to 646 x 220. NOTE: Image uploading does not seem to work in the Chrome browser. We were able to upload our image by using Internet Explorer.

Twitter

On Twitter, you can upload images on the “Design” option under “Settings.” Recommended dimensions are 1200 x 600. Here’s what our Twitter profile page looks like:

The white text and avatar that appear over the image are pulled from your Twitter profile information. You don’t have any control over the text color or positioning, so you may have to play around a bit to find an image where the text displays clearly.

Add Personality to Your Profiles

These new image options are an excellent way to add personality to your social media profiles, as well as a branding message. For LinkedIn, this is a great enhancement, since previously company pages were incredibly sterile.

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One Response to Add Images to LinkedIn and Twitter Profiles

  1. The new feature for LinkedIn and Twitter are so cool. It gives more life and meaning to the business especially when you have the perfect image.

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