Spotlight on: Cuttings.me
Cuttings.me is a free portfolio resource that allows journalists, bloggers and writers to set up a customised profile page and showcase the best of their work.
Cuttings.me provides a personal URL (e.g.cuttings.me/yourname) and enables users to share their biography and links to other web presences (Facebook, Twitter, blog, website) on a single page.
The service has a PDF and images upload facility and simple customisation options.
Cuttings.me is a creation of British travel journalist and entrepreneur Nicholas Holmes who discovered a gap in the market for such a site. In an interview with Journalism.co.uk, he explained what led him to build the resource:
“What I found is that I was always having to send different URL’s in emails. It all got a bit messy when I was trying to remember the best bits that I had done and found I had the need for a single place to put all of this stuff and wanted the ability to direct people to that single page. There are lots of resources online where you can hook up your Twitter feed, your Facebook URL and your LinkedIn URL but there was nothing specifically designed for journalists and so I thought I’d have a bash at developing it.”
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Published: November 23, 2011
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