In this inter-connected world where being able to make a good contact often is equal to having a successful business, the first impressions we make in communication are increasingly important. Clients are making decisions in online marketplace based on their “feel” more than on careful consideration of all the available information, simply because the amount of information is overwhelming.
In a published experiment research, a Princeton University psychologist concluded that participants have made their value judgments about other people in the first 1/10th of a second after seeing their portrait picture.
Homeowners here at Builderscrack are no different. To win their job offer, you need to take a look from their perspective. They have a problem which they want to be solved without any additional trouble, so they have to choose most reliable and trustworthy contractor available. They’re going to use your profile picture!
Also in a decision making process often someone else is involved, either their boss, spouse or a significant other. How will you impress them all in just one glance? Simply, by showing your friendly and confident face, and nothing else that will distract them from deciding to hire your personality.
They don’t want to see how much equipment you have, that’s a given that you are professional and have all the tools for the job. What they want to see and ultimately to meet is the right person who will help them solve their problem. If you are going to show some of your tools, (as pictured above) ensure they complement your face and do not distract or take away from you.
These simple steps will help you make a decent profile picture in short amount of time, without having to break the piggy bank.
You don’t have to buy better clothes, change your hairstyle or invest in expensive lighting setup. Just do this:
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