Every professional person needs a bio, but very few of them can write a good one. It’s becoming important because most of us cannot be bothered by reading lengthy documents and profiles of any person. Hence biography is needed.
It is important in many ways i.e.in finding jobs, publishing an article or any social network.
Many tips are here to write a perfect bio:
Purpose of writing a Bio:
Why you are writing a bio? Who will read this? Think for some time about the readers then start writing. It depends on your purpose that you include humor or sense of professionalism in it.
Write it as a third Person:
While writing a bio, try to write like third person is writing as instead of writing “I”, write your name e.g.(Anna is living there since 4 years).
Write three versions of your Bio:
Long, sort and micro as you will need them in different fields.
Long bio contains your complete information just about in two paragraphs.
Short bio contains an information shortly, just minimize your long bio short into one paragraph. It includes your personal attributes.
Micro bio contains very short information just about two to three lines like on twitter you write.
State your name on top of your Bio:
Just as you are introducing yourself to someone.
Add your business or Accomplishments:
After introducing yourself, describe your occupation and accomplishments so the reader show some interest to read it further but don’t be so loud to show your achievements, be humble while doing this.
Use of plain Language:
While writing a bio keep it in mind that you use plain and simple English because much of your life has been passed in doing work so other people cannot understand your industrial or professional language so avoid this type of mistake and try to use a comprehendible language.
Define your Personality:
Here you can add some humor and attract the reader by showing some fun aspects of your personality. Don’t include the things which creates embarrassment just add simple humor to make the reader smile.
Details to contact You:
Add your contact or link on through which one can reach you like your e mail or twitter account.
Proofread or Rewrite:
Before you publish it, reread and rewrite if it needs to be. Ask for suggestions from friends for any amendment in it.Your bio is your living document .you should check it on monthly basis and edit it if necessary.
By following the tips you can make it more and more popular .male sure to reach out the right people and make sure they read it.
Here is our collection of 45 Biography Templates & Examples (Personal, Professional),