All posts tagged: About Page

How Awesome Is Your ‘About’ Page? (Part 2)

It is important you choose what kind of ‘about’ page your blog will have, right after you decide what your blog is about. This helps in attracting the interest of the kind of readers you seek. What are the types of ‘about’ pages, you ask? Come with me below. The Bio ‘About’ Page. This kind is straight and easy. You state your full name, degrees/certificates, achievements and what your blog offers. You may or not work with your first name. Nothing much more. If done right, it comes off formal enough but with a touch of your humanity sprinkled all over. I would recommend this type to bloggers who strictly want to make money with their blog. In other words, you’re a professional of some sort offering a product or some kind of service. Keep this in mind though: your readers will likely share a lot of your posts on social media but may not take the time to get personal with you. Expect more questions than leisure comments. Your blog is a business, and …

How Awesome Is Your ‘About’ Page?

I’ve been discouraged from subscribing to a blog/website simply because of an ‘about page’ in the past. Why? I couldn’t connect with the blog/blogger. Does that mean the blog isn’t interesting or the blogger doesn’t have something good to offer? Perhaps not. What didn’t come across as interesting was the way the ‘about page’ was put together. Believe it or not, what your about page says about you or what your blog has to offer, is important. What you are about and the message of your blog should be made clear in the simplest language possible. People may stumble across a post or an article you wrote and decide to check out your home base. Many times, one click on your about page will decide if they subcribe or become just another passer-by. And that goes to say, that leaving your about page blank is completely out of the question. In case you’re wondering, yes, it’s been known to happen. Only two kinds of blogs have successfully won me over without me checking out their …