Bloggers and Digital Marketers: Staff Picks

This week we explore the digital space through the eyes of talented marketers and bloggers.

From speaking to teaching to personal blogging, these community members not only possess the skills they need to be leaders in their field but are also dedicated to helping others. Although Michael, Amanda, Pete and Pam are at different junctures in their careers, they all share a love of communicating online and engaging with people.

Michael Tzortzakis, who heads off this post, is a trilingual (fluent in English, German and Greek) blogger living in Germany. Michael writes a powerful blog about his journey overcoming alcohol addiction that he embeds on his page.

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Innovators in Health and Wellness: Staff Picks

Health and wellness are popular interests in our community. From psychologists to nutritionists, we see more and more wellness professionals joining about.me every week. This week, we feature Tash Jeffries, Dr. Andrew Weil, Hanna L. Conroy and Dave Asprey, four innovators in their fields and masters in optimizing the human condition.

Tash Jeffries, whose photo heads off this post, is a health expert, speaker and instructor who empowers people to live in healthy, connected and vibrant ways. Tash is a top rated Udemy instructor and was named one of Huffington Post’s Top 50 Health Tweeters. Subscribe to Tash’s newsletter for health tips.

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Photographers: Staff Picks

At about.me, we love to get excited about photography.

Each week, our team sees hundreds of new pages pages created with beautiful photos. Your personal page gives you the opportunity to highlight your best photos. If you’re a photographer or artist, we recommend you add a link to your portfolio; if you’re an avid Instagrammer, add your Instagram profile.  Your page is a great place to showcase your best photo, or a photo that captures what you’re passionate about now.

Our Staff Picks this week are talented photographers who use their pages to point people to their photos.

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Tech Enthusiasts and Entrepreneurs: Staff Picks

Every week, our team selects Staff Picks that inspire and intrigue us. This week we’re highlighting tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who use technology as a driving force to change the world for the better. We hope you enjoy their stories and check out their pages.

Delia Suteja (whose photo heads off this post) lives in Sydney Australia and is a Principal, Brand Builder and Product Chief at Bubblefish. Delia is passionate about entrepreneurship and technology.

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Founders and CEOs: Staff Picks

This week, we appreciate founders and CEOs in our community who are improving the lives of those around them in profound ways. Their company goals range from helping survivors of abuse to improving the quality of education around the world.

Om Malik, who heads off this post, is the founder of Gigaom, author of Broadbandits: Inside the $750 Billion Telecom Heist and also founded the charity Heart to Heart for UCSF Cardiology. In 2013, Om wrote a powerful post on our blog on the value of time and and his personal experiences with surviving a near fatal heart attack. Read more →

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Authors and Travelers: Staff Picks

This week’s Staff Picks are united by their love of travel and appreciation for sharing their experiences with other people.

Photography, risk and social media are a few of the many specialties represented in this group. Mukul, Crystal, Milan and Mary are based around the world and share their expertise through public speaking, writing

Mukul Pal whose photo heads off the post is an author and inventor specializing in understanding time. Mukul is fascinated by patterns and analyzing trends, specifically measuring global investment risks.

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Editors and Marketers: Staff Picks

This week’s Staff Picks are marketing professionals and editors. From authors to nutrition experts, these Staff Picks also pursue impressive passions outside of their work.

Margarita Restrepo is the founder and editor-in-chief of Naked Food Magazine. She believes in promoting local-grown, organic, and non-gmo whole foods. Margarita’s passions also include music and design.

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The Athletes: Staff Picks

This week’s Staff Picks include a highly talented group of athletes. From marathon runners to professional beach volleyball players, this week’s Staff Picks excel at a range of sports. Outside of athletics, these Staff Picks write their own blogs, are public speakers, and promote social good.

Greg Keller whose photo heads off this post is a cyclist, father of two, and self-proclaimed software nerd. Greg lives in Boulder, Colorado and writes the blog Mud and Cowbells where he tracks his races and reflects on his experiences.

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Photographers and Designers: Staff Picks

Photographers and designers are some of the most popular professions in our community.

At about.me, we love the opportunity to appreciate the work of new artists and professionals each week. We encourage you to search your own profession (whether it’s what you do currently, or what you dream of doing one day) and get inspired by the exceptional content shared in our community.

This week, we’re highlighting four of our favorite photographers and web designers who hail from around the world. 

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Developers and Creatives: Staff Picks

This week, we recognize our favorite developers and creatives. These Staff Picks tackle new ideas in unconventional and exciting ways. They utilize their Backstories and Collections to give people a look into their career paths and to keep track of people who inspire them.

Heading off our post is Carlos McCants, an ambitious go-getter and a two time first-generation college student. Carlos uses his Backstory to describe his work experience founding his own clothing company and working as a Development Coordinator at Arkansas State University. 

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