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Discover the new Intro App

First impressions matter. This is why we created Intro

With our new app, released today in the App Store, you can take your about.me page and easily turn it into a sharable digital business card that actually communicates your identity.

Even in this digital age, it’s difficult to exchange contact information. Do you hand someone a business card? Do you type your information into a stranger’s phone? Or, do reach out to them on social media?

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The Most Important Meeting A College Student Can Have

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not who you know, it’s who knows you.

Lucky for you, there’s an easy way to get known. It’s called an informational meeting.

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Cate Misczuk

4 ways to use Backstory

As more people add Backstory to their pages, we want to highlight some of the diverse ways they’re using the tool. Some people are using Backstory to look for jobs or clients, show off their portfolios or simply give a more well rounded view of themselves, inspiring others to connect with them.

Cate Misczuk, in our header photo, is a great example of someone who is open to new opportunities and experiences. A journalist especially interested in the fields of Global Studies and Geography, she’s added a map to her Backstory to indicate that she’s open to jobs in Europe.

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Elisa at the Cube

Today Milan, tomorrow Vietnam: A day in the life of a travel writer

Imagine that one day you wake up in Haifa, the next in Acre and the next in Jerusalem and so on. This sounds like a dream for some, maybe a whirlwind vacation for others, but it’s a very real part of Elisa della Barba’s job as a food and travel writer.

While most weeks aren’t as busy as that, her about.me page does list three cities: New York, Barcelona, and Milan.  And though Milan is the city she currently lives in and where she grew up, she’s lived in all three different places and travels to the other two at least once a year.

With such a fascinating job, we decided to interview Elisa to learn more about her, her favorite foods and travel destinations, and get a glimpse at her beautiful travel photography.

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Students: Build Your Brand With A Free Domain

First impressions are everything, especially for college students. You need to look good online and off.

Here’s the deal: in the midst of your job and internship searches, rushing a fraternity or sorority, or in your efforts to get a date, people are Googling you.

Since other people are Googling you, you should too. Right now, Google your name. What comes up?  Whether it’s the good, the bad, the ugly or the random, at about.me, we got your back.

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Eric Torenberg

Rap, Olympic Weightlifiting and Design in Staff Picks

It’s Saturday! And you know what that means, another round of our favorite pages for the week, Staff Picks. This week we’ve got a lot of young and inspiring folks to check out, including Erik Torenberg in our header photo.

A founding team member of Product Hunt, Erik is also a rap enthusiast who founded rapt.fm and a former associate with Queensbridge Venture Partners. Be sure to have a look at his page, leave him a compliment, and then check out our 3 other picks for the week.

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Julian Schiemann

More Than Just Students

These five students are making waves from Texas all the way to Germany, read on to hear their stories.

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