Recently, I came across the LinkedIn page of an unfamiliar brand. And as usual, my eyes went straight to the banner section first. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words.

But to my surprise, nothing was there. This business didn’t bother to upload a customized LinkedIn banner. And just like that, I lost interest and left, without checking out other sections of their page.

If you created a LinkedIn company page without a customized banner, this is not good enough. Why? Because it lowers your credibility and can discourage people from following and engaging with your brand.

To help you avoid this costly mistake, I’ve rounded up 14 great LinkedIn banner examples to inspire your own.