Have you Considered WHY Your Professional Headshot Matters?

When it comes to selling your brand, no one is going to do the job like you. Your profile image is your calling card. It’s the very first impression you make!

Using your favorite ‘selfie’ on your business page looks unprofessional. Consider how you feel when researching a company online? If the CEO is using a selfie in the bio, you’d assume he’s an amateur.

That’s why having a professional headshot is not just a choice; it’s a necessity for making a great first impression!

Here are a few things to consider when planning your next professional headshot.

How does your headshot convey trust?

First impressions are lightning-fast!

Research proves it takes seconds to form an opinion about someone based on their image.

Selfie vs. high-quality, professional headshots?

It’s a no brainer. Professional images convey your commitment to professionalism and excellence. It sets the bar for a positive perception and will distinguish you from the crowd.

Showing your Values- What is important to convey?

Take a moment to consider the values you wish to portray within your public image. These things can be told with subtle gestures, selective wardrobe and expression. Do you want to be seen as focused and serious or playful and fun-loving? Do you relate to the common-man or are you primarily working with CEO’s?

Stand Out from the Crowd

Competition in the job market and business world is fierce. A professional headshot can be your secret weapon for standing out from the competition. It helps you craft a unique personal brand, making you memorable in the eyes of potential employers or clients. Your professional image becomes a testament to your dedication, setting you apart in a crowded digital landscape.

Why you need a Consistent Image Across all Social Platforms?

Your online presence needs to span various platforms, from LinkedIn and Facebook to Twitter and beyond. Your professional headshot provides consistency across all these platforms, allowing you to establish and reinforce your personal brand. This consistency simplifies the process for potential employers or clients to find and recognize you online.

A professional headshot is not just an optional accessory for your online profile—it’s a powerful tool for propelling you towards success. It ensures a strong first impression, demonstrates your commitment to your career, bolsters credibility and helps you rise above the competition by maintaining a uniform presence across platforms.

If you’re ready for the next level, invest in a professional headshot today. Your future career opportunities and business prospects will thank you for it. Contact us now to schedule your professional headshot. Together we can put your best face forward!

About

the Photographer

Adrienne Maples

 

Kansas City photographer, Adrienne Maples, weaves together powerful narratives with her photographs to create mood and evoke emotion.

 

She's an AI enthusiast, passionate about teaching others how to use technology responsibly for the greater good. Known for her 'spunk & pizazz', she directs from behind her camera, finding impromptu designing to transform mediocrity into the extraordinary.

 

She a board member of AIGA and KCAC. As a committee member of KCDW, she organized the 2024 talks: The A.I. Asset, Creator as Curator.

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