Your bio is your first sales pitch to someone you’re connecting with. It’s a very brief summary of why you’re impressive and why you’re worth engaging.
A good bio is short—two to five sentences—and punchy. It conveys only the most bare-bones, important information about who you are, what you’re good at, and what you do. It’s halfway introduction and half sales pitch.
Don’t worry if you find this exercise intimidating—that’s normal! Conveying information about yourself is hard. We’re going to walk you through a few different exercises before you create the final version, so you’ll have plenty of time to finalize your pitch—and it’s always something you can go back and change later.
If you get stuck creating your bio, a few questions to ask yourself:
Once you’ve created your bio, check it against this checklist: