Getting started is the hardest part, isn’t it? You have your traditional resume staring at you with its neatly organized places of work, positions held and dates. But, you’ve decided to go out on your own and you need a professional bio to hand out, post on your Web site or blog or to send to potential clients. Need help transferring the info? offers a FREE guide called “84 Sentence Starters for Writing a Bio” which will help save time when you set out to write your professional bio. There is also a template on the site that you can use as a starting point, it’s for the pharmaceutical industry, but you will get an idea of how the bio should be constructed.

Cost: FREE

For a fee ($49) has over 100 templates for different professions and very helpful tips. It’s a great place to start to move from resume to telling your own professional story. You can then edit and craft your own unique story.