If you have read my blog for a while, you know that I’m a big fan of the visual mode: using things like doodling, drawing, mind mapping to get ideas across quickly and release the creative side of me. My friend Ralph Dopping from The View from Here blog also wrote an outstanding post on the topic.
Through my better half, Bob Dunn (AKA @bobwp), I ran across a fun, visually popping tool not just for writing your bio, but for managing your entire online profile.
It’s called Vizify.
Their message is, “”…looking good online matters.” Vizify is a unified bio that pulls all your stuff together from across the web, summarizes it and puts it into a cool, at-a-glance form that is easy to digest. We writers are fond of the mantra, “Show, don’t tell.” This tool does just that.
To show you what I mean, I’m including some screen shots below from Bob’s Vizify profile. The first one shows an at-a-glance picture of the important stuff: where he works, how many years he’s been in business, an icon for his WordPress services, how much he has talked about WordPress-related topics on the web, number of workshops and conference speaking gigs he has under his belt—things like that: