Monday, June 09, 2014

Avoid Being an Egghead: Tips on Creating a Profile Picture

One of the most important aspects of any social media profile is the profile photo. A profile photo is important for two main reasons: search results and professional image.

Searching is one of the main reasons to have a profile photo on social media. People want to know they have the right person to connect to and interact with online. As more people and brands join the online world it becomes a crowded place. To make things even more difficult is if people have to search for a common first and last name combination. For example, there are currently at least 15 different "Joseph Gatts" on Twitter, 6 on LinkedIn and too many to count on a Google image search. Of the Twitter results many entries are simply a shot of the world famous default Twitter egg.


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