All posts tagged: How To Write An About Page

How Awesome Is Your About Page? (Part IV)

By now, with part I, II and III of this topic, we are savvy about ‘about’ pages. Thankfully, this is the last of the series. Our concern today, are the methods of presentation. Without much ado, here they are: Text. This is by far the most common way to present an ‘about’ page. It is the easiest and most familiar. At least, a good seven out of ten people prefer to introduce and express their image in this form. That’s because it is the least risky of all the others. I mean, what could possibly go wrong with the written language (outside grammatical errors ;))? That’s not to say it is not an art in itself. In fact, I’ve come across a good number of pages where even with text, it is not done right. When managed well, it does draw a reader to a blog and even the blogger. It is usually accompanied by a picture. Video. This is not very common, but it is second in familiarity to text among web users. The …

How Awesome Is Your ‘About’ Page? (Part 3)

Now you know what an awesome ‘about’ page is supposed to be like. You also know the types of ‘about’ pages. But have you ever wondered on how you would put it together? You know what you want to say, but how do you say it? There are no written laws as to how it must be done. But time has proven that view of speech (if I may call it that), is something that when handled right, ups the game for the blogger and the blog/website. It is established that an ‘about’ page can be written in two ways: 1. First Person View. This gives the reader the impression that you are speaking with them directly and instantly makes any further communication personal. It allows readers to easily perceive your personality firsthand so that they have a feel of the kind of person behind the blog. Words like ‘I’, ‘me’, ‘my’ and ‘myself’ or ‘we’, ‘our’ and ‘us’ are used in describing the blogger/bloggers, depending on if it is one person or more running …