How to Create A Public Profile On LinkedIn
Linkedin has both paid and free profiles to choose from. You can either sign up from the Linkedin home page or through Facebook.
Things You'll Need
- Computer with Internet access
- LinkedIn account
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
After you download the LinkedIn mobile application from your App Store, click Join now.
Choose a strong password and click Join now. Fill out the following pages with your information.
Edit and finish your profile.
Use the LinkedIn Home Page
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
To sign up for LinkedIn using your Facebook account, click Continue with Facebook.
Review the permissions required and click Okay.
Create a strong password and click Continue.
Use different passwords for all sites
Capitalize passwords randomly
- Use symbols and numbers in your passwords
- Do not use a complete word from the dictionary for your password
- Passwords should be at least ten characters long
Create Your Professional Profile
After you register, fill in the profile form and click Create my profile.
Add your email address and click Continue.
You will have the opportunity to either Get the app on all your devices or to Skip this step.
Click either Choose Premium or Choose Basic public profile.
Create Your Full Profile
Customize your profile by adding sections to showcase your expertise including a photo, your education, and certificates.