Monica G

Bloggers, Songwriters and Entrepreneurs: Staff Picks

We at about.me find our Staff Picks page to be an incredibly fun place to browse for new people and stories in our community. This week, we’ve gone through and chosen our top four favorites and present them here so you too can discover their pages. Be sure and have a look at each page here and don’t forget to leave them some compliments!

Up in our header photo we have Monica G. a student from Vancouver now studying in Toronto. In her spare time she enjoys reading history books for fun and writing on her blog which you should have a look at in her WordPress app.

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Ben Bostic

Survivors, Storytellers and Singers: Follow Friday

Happy Friday Everyone! Today we’re excited to be featuring the pages of four awesome users who submitted themselves to our #FFaboutme contest.

If you don’t see your page on this week’s #FFaboutme you can always try for next week by adding your about.me URL to your Twitter bio and tweeting at us @aboutdotme with the hashtag, #FFaboutme. And don’t forget, you have to have a picture of you and your lovely face in your background photo! For tips about what we’re looking for in a page, check out this post!

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Ilaria Mangiardi singing

The Life of a Singer and Music Blogger: Ilaria Mangiardi

First came the makeup artists and hair stylists, then the sparkly costumes, and finally, the cue to step onto the stage. Standing in front of thousands of people, her nerves a mess, Ilaria Mangiardi did what she loves most, she sang. Her nervousness melted away and by the time the song was over, she could have stayed on the Eurovision stage for hours.

Though she wasn’t the main performer at the Swiss finals of the Eurovision song contest (she sang backup vocals for Scilla) the opportunity was still one of the highlights of Ilaria’s life as a singer and music lover and she remembers the experience fondly. “I don’t care if it’s 10 or 10,000 people, I just sing and I feel good,” she says.

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Anna Stillwell

5 Components of A Perfect Background Photo

Last week we gave you 3 tips to make your page look great. This week we’re delving into our first tip there about Background photos.

While all the other components of your page are important, an excellent Background photo is the foundation for a great page.

So we recommend a photo that is:

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about.me iPhone Photographers

The Art of iPhone Photography

We love to celebrate our community and help you discover new and interesting people to connect with. Whether you’re looking to meet an entrepreneur, artist or marine biologist, all you have to do is take a quick trip to the “Discover” page.

Check out five about.me users who have a knack for iPhone photography.

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Alex Finch

Event Planning, Photography & Entrepreneurship: Staff Picks

Our Staff Picks page full of people with fascinating stories and beautiful pages. Here are our top four favorites from this week! We hope you enjoy browsing their pages and don’t forget to leave them some compliments!

In our header photo you’ll find Alex Finch, a British photographer based in Seoul, South Korea. Be sure to check out his Instagram and Facebook apps to see his street photography and snaps from his job as a part-time model.

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Marija Mladenovic

How Music Helps Drive Discovery

Regardless of what language you speak, music is a constant between us all. For these three students, that’s definitely the case.  With varying studies from politics to hotel management, they always make time for their first love: music. Take a look into the lives of these three students to see how music helps them discover and pursue their other passions. 

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