A Little Linked In Tip! Customizing URLs on Profile

If you are using Linked In, here’s a small tip you can utilize to make the links in your profile more enticing.

On your profile there is the option to add the URLs to your personal and company websites:

If you click ‘Edit’, you can add in your own URLs.

The options you have for filling these out are: Personal Website, Company Website, Blog, RSS Feed, Portfolio or ‘Other’.

If you want to customize the title of your website to make it more enticing than ‘personal website’ or ‘blog’, click on ‘Other’ and you will then have the option to add in the name of your site (middle box), as well as the URL (end box).

On your profile, your websites will then be displayed by their name:

Voila! Easy wasn’t it?

Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote their books, including many Amazon best-sellers. Laura is the author of wedding non-fiction guides and book marketing guides 77 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Self-Published Book and Fire Up Amazon!

Laura also runs Ladies Who Critique, a critique-partner finding site. When she's not working at the studio, you can find her walking her dog, "yoga-ing" or at a coffee shop in Seattle.


  • Matthias Leue

    I didn’t know about this. Nice trick, and so easy once you know!

  • laurapepwu

    It always is Matthias, it always is!