LinkedIn Profile Section CharactersI suggest you use as much LinkedIn® Profile real estate as possible.  Knowing how many characters are available in each LinkedIn Profile section will help you do that.  You can use the Word Count function in Microsoft Word to count the number of characters you’ve used in each section as you write your profile.  Then cut and paste each section into LinkedIn.

Here are the number characters available on LinkedIn for each LinkedIn Profile section:

  • Headline – 120 characters
  • Status Update – 700 characters (unless used for Twitter Feed, then it’s 140)
  • Summary – 2,000 characters
  • Job Title -100 characters
  • Company Name – 100 characters
  • Position Description – 2,000 characters
  • Interests – 1,000 characters

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