LinkedIn offers up 3 Website links in your LinkedIn profile. Mike O’Neil, The LinkedIn Rockstar, explain that while users might be tempted to use them for a Blog or for Twitter, this is NOT, however, where they should be used. LinkedIn has special support for Blogs (through Applications) and special support for Twitter.
Facebook is one link you might consider adding and it begs a question. Should it be a link to your Facebook Profile or your Facebook Page? If you don’t have a Facebook Page, then that’s an easy one to answer – your Facebook Profile.
My partner Lori Ruff and I are trying a new idea for handling URL’s, especially Social Media URL’s, and it is in use on our LinkedIn profiles. We are using a site that houses ALL of our URL’s, www.itsmyURLs.com, so people can access to all 15 or so of our Social Media links in a nice easy to select format. Here are 3 examples – combined and individual.