THE NEW BEST LINKEDIN PROFILE COVER PHOTO (HEADER IMAGE) SIZE IN 2021

Find out the new best Linkedin Cover photo image size (header image) below. Written by Mau, a Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at eDigital.

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Having the most optimal cover photo size for your Linkedin personal or company page profile is a cool way to visually promote your personal or business.

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WHAT IS A LINKEDIN COVER PHOTO?

A Linkedin cover photo is an area in your Linkedin profile that appears right at the top when Linkedin members are visiting your Linkedin profile. It is not your Linkedin Profile photo ( which appears in a smaller scale centred circular area, right below your cover photo)

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THE LINKEDIN COVER PHOTO (HEADER IMAGE) SIZE IN 2021

The best and most optimal  cover image size for Linkedin Personal Profiles is: 1584 x 396 pixels

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LINKEDIN COMPANY PAGE COVER PHOTO SIZE (BACKGROUND IMAGE) 

The best LinkedIn Company Page Cover Photo Size is: 1536 x 768 pixels

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“Would you like to create your own unique Linkedin cover image? Start experimenting by uploading some nice images, icons, logos and patterns in Canva, then you can select the optimal size and start creating your unique Linkedin personal profile header image” 

Mau 

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WHY OPTIMISING WITH THE LINKEDIN HEADER PHOTO?

  • One of the two most important images of your personal brand or company profile. This photo image is likely to be the first image a potential customer or employer will see about you!
  • Make your profile stand out. The reality is most people and companies do not take the time to have the latest most optimal photo image size dimension that fits perfectly on their Linkedin profiles. If you do, then you know that at least you are leading the pack.

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WHAT TOOL CAN I USE TO GET THIS LINKEDIN COVER PHOTO RIGHT?

If you do not have a graphic designer in your team, you can easily get this image ready using Canva, photoshop, Pixlr or Befunky to make the photo image dimension right. Read 👉 Best Linkedin Marketing Tools

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BEST PRACTICES WHEN DESIGNING YOUR LINKEDIN COVER PHOTO

  • Do not add text. It looks really wrong.
  • Be as simple and minimal as possible.
  • If you want to promote a product or a service, it is fine, have only one and get the design pleasant for the eye.
  • Be inspirational. Think this Linkedin background cover image is a way to encourage people to follow you. People will not follow a person or a company with a very bad or negative image.

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BEST LINKEDIN COVER PHOTO (HEADER IMAGE) SIZE

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Best Linkedin profile cover photo image ideas examples

Best Linkedin profile cover photo image ideas examples