How to Create A Public Profile On LinkedIn

To create a profile on LinkedIn using the LinkedIn mobile device application, the LinkedIn home page, or Facebook, you just need an email address. LinkedIn provides both free and premium networking memberships. Even if you have a job, LinkedIn is useful for professional networking. You can also use LinkedIn to keep your resume updated and to stay current on industry news.

Register For Free

Use the LinkedIn Mobile Application

Join With Mobile App
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After you download the LinkedIn mobile application from your App Store, click Join now.

Choose a Password
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Choose a strong password and click Join now. Fill out the following pages with your information.

Finish Your Profile
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Edit and finish your profile.

Use the LinkedIn Home Page

Register
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To register, fill out the registration form on the LinkedIn home page. Use your full first and last name, your email address, and a strong password.

Register With Facebook

Join With Facebook
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To sign up for LinkedIn using your Facebook account, click Continue with Facebook.

Allow Permissions
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Review the permissions required and click Okay.

Create Password
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Create a strong password and click Continue.

Create Your Professional Profile

Create Basic Profile
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After you register, fill in the profile form and click Create my profile.

Add Email Address
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Add your email address and click Continue.

Get The App
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You will have the opportunity to either Get the app on all your devices or to Skip this step.

Choose Profile Type
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Click either Choose Premium or Choose Basic public profile.

Create Your Full Profile

Complete Profile
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Customize your profile by adding sections to showcase your expertise including a photo, your education, and certificates.