Author RickBell57
2014
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Adding Trust is a big part of interaction with traffic we do not know. They do not know us, but we would like them to believe what we have to say. We can help them trust us more by showing them who we are and what we are about.

Many new members who promote WA do not have this image or anything about them. So when I see their page, I have to click on the about tab. Which requires more of an action than many are willing to take.

Better to have some information about YOU, available so they can see it right away. Kyle tells us to do this and advises us on how important this small detail really is.

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2Al Premium
Thank you for this helpful video.
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RickBell57 Premium
Your welcome
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AlexEvans Premium Plus
Thanks Rick, very helpful video, it makes sense to make it easier for folks to connect with us.
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RickBell57 Premium
Thanks.
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1nickcc Premium
the video on this really helps .."it kept me around for the entire thing"
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RickBell57 Premium
Thank you.
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1nickcc Premium
Your welcome keep them coming!
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Mark1957 Premium
Hi Rick
A great little info vid and one that gives us all an idea about how to introduce ourselves better.
One question hit me, in the editor where your picture and text is, how do you make the text align under the picture so that it doesn't spread right along the page? Do you just hit the return button when your text gets to the right spot?
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Mark
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RickBell57 Premium
Yes in draft area you can hit the return. But I believe whatever you write underneath your picture, the editor for wordpress will crowd this together in that widget space. I think in video I showed my top sentence was going across the page, and when I copied the text, it did crowd it all together, for me.

Because there is only so much space there in that widget area. Any sentence too long should revert back to next line and just flow downward until its all in.

It is something not to worry about as you can always go back in, delete, and start over.
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Mark1957 Premium
Thanks for taking the time Rick.......good to know!!
Mark
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RaeAnnePond Premium
I love this! So should this be different content than what is in your about me page? I'm really struggling with my first website, but I can see where this would jazz it up quite a bit. My widget area doesn't seem to offer a text widget, maybe I missed it. I'll check again. But the process looks really easy! Thank you!
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RickBell57 Premium
Sure. Let me know if you need any help. This info here would be just a quick snippet of what you do, or what you are about. You will still want to create a lengthy about me page that tells a story,even. But this photo and what you say will get quite a bit of attention within the first few seconds someone is on your website. It's an attention getter that works. I'm quite sure I could link it to my about me page. In fact, I think it was once done that way.
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RaeAnnePond Premium
The only thing that really stumped me is I couldn't get my content under my picture to be single spaced instead of double. I ended up typing it up in Microsoft Word and just copy/pasting it. Is there a way to change the spacing of the lines? Thanks for your help.
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RickBell57 Premium
I believe that might be an auto pre-set in your wordpress theme. Not sure, as I adjusted mine to one space years ago and never have had the issue.

But, if you do this manually you can do one line, then hit SHIFT-ENTER. And it should go back to only one line. If that does not work...

Check to see if there is a way to change the settings for your theme. Or you might have to look up single space lines in under wordpress.

If the shift-enter does not work, maybe ask this question in Q and A. Sorry I cannot be of more help on that.
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RaeAnnePond Premium
It's alright. I'll give the shift-enter a try. Thank you very much!
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