about.me™ is a custom splash page where you can gather multiple online profiles in one page. You can add several services including facebook, Likedin, flickr, tumblr., twitter, WordPress, Blogger, posterous, TypePad, foursquare, or any URL or rss feed you wish to add. Each one will appear as an icon on your about.me page.

Then you can customize your background with 12 pre-loaded background images or you can upload your own photo to use as background, it could be your own portrait photo or anything that reflects your identity.

You can add your first name, last name, headline, and your biography. You avatar can be uploaded on this tab, it will be shown next to your headline.

Background and text colors in each section can be modified to suit your preferences including the opacity of your biography box.

You can adjust the font size in each section and change the type of font you wish to use which will be visible to your visitors as well. They have included quite a variety of font type which your can select over 30 type faces including Apertura Condense, Atrament Web, Aurea Ultra, Corquette, Bello Pro, Masala Script.

about.me also provides analytic dashboard which will give you the overview of your profile statistic; Page views, Clicks, and Links to your page. They also give you weekly updates on the services which you add into your about.me account.

Overall about.me splash page is easy to use and looks quite professional which makes you might want to print it on your business card with simple and lovely URL like about.me/yourname.

About.me is still in private beta, if you want your about.me page, you can reserve your URL today and wait for their invitation. Here are some of about.me profiles which might give you a better idea what it’s like.

about.me/pradt
about.me/peter
about.me/juliaallison
about.me/om
about.me/samadams
about.me/pascal
about.me/tonyconrad

2010.11.23