If you have a LinkedIn account you might have noticed that the Public Profile URLs for many LinkedIn users are quite long and virtually impossible to remember. That’s just the way they are by default.
But luckily, you can shorten your LinkedIn Public Profile URL to something that is easy to remember and will actually fit on your business cards. Just follow these simple steps:
1 – Log into your LinkedIn account, then click your profile photo to load the “Edit Profile” page. You should now see your current LinkedIn URL displayed directly below your profile photo.
2 – Hover your mouse over your LinkedIn URL until a “gear-shaped” settings icon appears, then click that icon. You should now see your “Public Profile” page.
3 – At the top of the right-hand column you should see your current Public Profile URL. Click the “Pencil” icon to the right of the URL and change the last part of the URL to something that’s short and easy to remember.
4 – Click the Save button.
Note: If your choice is already in use by another LinkedIn user you will be given a few variations to choose from, or you can simply choose something completely different if you wish.
That’s all there is to it. You should now have a short and memorable Public Profile URL for your LinkedIn account.
As you probably know, LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking tools out there. In fact, there are so many ways to connect with peers, influencers and potential employers on LinkedIn that it boggles the mind.
I welcome you to connect with me on LinkedIn.