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Why Customize Your Profile & Profile Page?

Why should you customize your profile box?

It's what your visitors see when they go to your guides.

It's on every page of every guide you create (unless you hide it), so it's very helpful for them if they have questions.

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What can you add to your profile box?

How far can your imagination go? :) You can add:

  • a picture,
  • contact information,
  • website link,
  • subject categories,
  • a chat widget,
  • social network/IM connections,
  • and with the "Additional Fields" section, anything you want.
    Use those fields to just enter text (plain or HTML enhanced) or add widgets!
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Why should you customize your profile page?

It allows you to share more information than you can get into the profile box!

By default, your profile box and your published guides appear on that page.

You can also add your office hours, a rich text box with any info you want, a links box with any links you want, and a badges area where you can add bits of widget code from Facebook, Twitter, the Springshare Lounge, etc.

So don't be shy! Tell people about what you do & what you've accomplished; share your tweets or Facebook posts; see where your imagination takes you.

Check out what a customized profile page looks like: Anna's profile

 

Watch: Customizing Your Profile

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