How to Update Linkedin Profile without Notifying Contacts

To update your linkedin profile without notifying your contacts click on the drop down next to your name at the top right. Then click on settings.
click on the arrow under your acct name and go to settings

Under the profile settings tab on the left click on the turn on/off activity broadcasts link.
click on the activity broadcasting link

Uncheck the box and click on save changes. Your contacts will not be notified any time you update your profile.
uncheck the box in this window and click save changes