Did you know you can have a custom LinkedIn address? This feature is available to paid and free account users.
The default address looks pretty ugly something like this:
With a few clicks you can get rid of that ugly suffix and create a custom url which can be added to electronic documents e.g. an email signature, a CV, a web page to give a much more professional and memorable image. Here’s how.
Custom URL Instructions
1. Go to the contact information on your profile page.
3. Click on the pencil icon next to your url.
4. Type your name in the box and see if it is available. If your name is slightly out of the ordinary you will have no problem, if you have a very common name then you may have to be creative by including your middle initial or name for example.
5. Save and you are done.
Create a custom Company Page address
LinkedIn do not provide a facility to create a custom company page address however there is a simple way to do this.
Click on the company logo #1. This brings up the url #2:
Delete everything after and including the question mark. This leaves you with your custom clickable company page address. Here is mine:
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