I get the opportunity to review lots of bios from people who buy my Bio Review Service. I can honestly say they often leave me very little do to - a tweak here or there, but by following the guidelines in my "How To Write A Great Bio" e-book, they almost always come up with a really good bio on their own.
Having said that, I do often see other easy-to-make mistakes that lessen the ultimate impact of their bio that have nothing to do with the content, but with the 'packaging'.
Here a 5-point checklist of things to avoid, and not just in your bio, but across the board:
Take a few minutes to avoid these easy-to-make mistakes, and you will vastly increase your chances of your bio being found, read, and appreciated.
Jill Townsend is the author of "How to Write a Great Bio", an e-book with tips on writing a good bio fast, and with confidence.