How to Claim Your LinkedIn Vanity URL

A vanity URL makes your LinkedIn profile easier to find, easier to remember, and more professional. Once you have your new URL, put it on your resume, add it to your email signature, and use it anytime you have a chance to promote yourself.

To change your URL from something like this:, to something like this:, follow the steps below.

      1. Click the “Me” icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.
      2. Click “View profile.”
      3. On your profile page, click “Edit public profile & URL” on the right rail.
      4. Under “Edit URL” in the right rail, click the “Edit” icon next to your public profile URL. It’ll be an address that looks like
      5. Type the last part of your new custom URL in the text box.
      6. Click “Save.”

Author: Mir Garvy

I’ve written resumes for 2,000+ job seekers just like you—and helped my clients land jobs with companies like Amazon, SAS, Google, Duke University, Travelocity, Cisco Systems, GlaxoSmithKline, Expedia, and IBM.