What is the importance of a great business headshot? There are many advantages to going to a professional over a DIY job. Sure, you can get out your iphone or DLSR and come up with a decent shot, but I promise it won't look like it was shot by a professional. What is the advantage of getting a great business headshot?
1. If you are looking for a job and expect people to pay attention to your Linkedin profile, you better have a great picture. Studies show that if your Linkedin profile picture is bad or not professionally shot, prospective employers will pass you by before they even look at your qualifications. If is kind of sad, that a business headshot has that much power of influence because of how you look, but it does.
2. Even if you are not looking for a job, but your are a business owner with a website, realtor, or do speaking engagements, bring in a professional headshot photographer to give a few different looks, so you can use them across all your social media, they will have the same esthetic feel, but look slightly different so it won't look too repetitive.
3. If you shots are professional, it will make you look like a business professional.
That is it. If you take yourself seriously and invest in yourself, others will also take you seriously.
If this article was helpful and you think you need a business headshot and you are located in Chicago, please come and check us out here at Tiny Space Studio, located on the north side. We will take your profile picture to the next level.