Reporter’s Notebook: About The “About Me” Page

You are who you are, but who are you? Readers interested enough in your words & thoughts will gravitate to your About Me page. Use it to seal the deal on selling your value to followers.

Some people even use it as a landing page instead of their website Home page. Therefore your About Me presence is even more critical to your message.

Daniel Sharkov of Reviewz N Tips recently posted a blog filled with several easy “improve reader engagement” fixes to your About Me page.

In polishing up his own page, Daniel came up with some suggestions for you:

  • Tips on how to bring more visitors;
  • Ideas on what to write about;
  • Ways to get more conversions;
  • And how to keep visitors in the loop;

One of the obvious suggestions is to display a picture of yourself. That is a no-brainer. Want people to follow you? They need to feel they know you. And a picture is a great ice-breaker.

Another option is to generate a creative headline beyond About Me. That is something I had used. Good to know it was a qualified idea.

I intend to look over my About Me page to determine other areas that could stand improvement. You should look at yours as well.

Published by Anthony Scialis, Social Media Content Creator

My name is Anthony Scialis and I used to be a newspaper writer. For over 40 years I covered the business and entertainment beats for community newspapers & magazines. Now, I use research & writing experience to provide Small Business Owners with customer-centric information. I assist with writing blogs and tweets, freeing up small biz owners to focus on what they enjoy and do best— run their businesses.

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