SOURCE: SnapPages

March 03, 2011 10:02 ET

SnapPages Launches LinkedIn Functionality for Professionals Looking to Personalize Their Online Resumes

The New, Free Feature Instantly Transforms LinkedIn Information Into a Personal Website

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - SnapPages (http://snappages.com), a website builder for the average Internet user, today announced the introduction of a new, free feature that will allow professionals to instantly import their LinkedIn® profile and transform it into a personal website. After beta testing the feature for two months, SnapPages has seen a significant increase in the number of registered users creating personal website résumés using the LinkedIn feature.

"The free LinkedIn tool available on SnapPages is designed to allow job-seeking professionals to enhance their résumés online and stand out from the crowd," said Charles Lauller, Chief Marketing Officer for Snap Pages. "In this current job market, every little advantage helps."

It takes three easy steps for individuals to use the LinkedIn feature, which can be found at http://snappages.com/resume. Once LinkedIn members finish the process, they can customize their personal website using SnapPages' content management system. Registered users can choose from many themes, backgrounds, fonts, colors, etc. that are available on the site for free. SnapPages utilizes a simple drag and drop system so there is no need for coding or specialized web design training to use the new LinkedIn feature.

Upgrading to the premium version for $8.00 a month gives professionals more access to web design tools that they can use to jazz up their online résumés. It will also give them the ability to use a personal web address of their choice. Additional fees may apply for web site address registration.

About SnapPages

SnapPages is a website builder designed to allow the average Internet user the ability to create cool websites at the click of a finger using a simple drag and drop method. Founded in 2008, Austin-based SnapPages has more than 100,000 registered users from all parts of the globe. For more information, please visit http://snappages.com. Company updates can be found on http://facebook.com/snappages and http://twitter.com/snappages.

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