The headline is possibly the most important part on your LinkedIn profile. It is your 120 character hook to people finding you in a LinkedIn search, it should be about what you do as opposed to what you are. It should be memorable and enticing enough for someone to click on your profile and not your competitors.
Here is a compilation of a few interesting and creative LinkedIn headlines from around the world. Some are funny, some are memorable and some are very professional. Do let us know which is your favourite below in the comments section!
Be sure to check out the Top 10 LinkedIn Headlines of Recruiters as well.
1. Left & right brain thinker
Giacomo Bracci Helsen clearly uses his whole brain when coming up with new strategies for design.
2. Bleeding for his art
Glenn Le Santo keeps it brief. If you have ever seen Glenn’s speed of content creation you would definitely agree with his statement in the headline.
3. Wickless Candles Fun?
How exactly are candles fun? Well the headlines sounds like fun. Bit of a tongue twister perhaps but certainly an intriguing headline by Rebecca Brown.
4. The clear value statement
Our great friend and LinkedIn supremo Ed Han has gone for the classic personal brand statement with clear value to the reader.
5. The publicity expert on Google
Joan Stewart is the Publicity Hound, there is no confusion here about what she does for a living.
6. The secret agent
Tony Giovannini is a secret agent at UTV, what he really does is obviously shrouded in mystery.
7. Living the dream
Antonio Rocha Ferreira is living it up in Lisbon town, to find out more we have to click on his profile (and how could we resist with such a great headline?).
8. Human potential
Unleashing that human potential on LinkedIn, Steven Pallesen has gone for an almost philosophical headline.
9. The non-dead recruiter
Michael Bense has our favourite recruiter headline and deserves a mention here as well.
10. Not a team player?
Gordon Rae takes the biscuit with a humorous headline, wonder how it works when applying for a new job? Have a feeling Gordon isn’t too bothered!
I hope these headlines have given you some inspiration and will help you craft your own winning tagline on LinkedIn. If you want feedback on your headline, just write it in the comments and we’ll review it for you!
And for a couple of tips on writing your headline, check out How to Write Your Killer LinkedIn Headline.