1. It presents a professional appearance

First impressions are important because you know how quickly people click away from a website if they’re not intrigued. The same can go for LinkedIn. There are too many people out their fight for attention so you want to make sure your first impression is a good one.

You want to present yourself and your business/company as decisive, important and indispensable.


  1. You will use it everywhere on the web.

If your day-to-day business doesn’t require you to hang out on the web constantly, you may not be aware of how many places you can use your head shot. Here are a few:

  • Your website
  • Your Facebook business page
  • Leaving comments on blogs
  • On your blog


  1. Keeps you up to date.

As we get older we change, don’t we? We change our hair color, our hair styles but we also change our level of confidence. Yes, we may not look as young as we like, but we are more confident in who we are and having new pictures of us will show off our confidence.