I wrote an earlier article on how to do this with Google Docs, but it suffered from one problem. Anyone who clicks your resume has to have a Google account, and not everyone does. Not so good for hyperlinking on the web. Up and coming online document editor Zoho fixes this.
- Upload your resume to Zoho Viewer. Use the most meaningful format you have, not your barebones text resume. Also,use a short title: Myname.resume.doc is good, spaces are bad.
- Make note of the id that Zoho gives it. In this doc, the id is sJaMbi – we will write this down somewhere.
- Now you can write urls for your website or blog.
Zoho uses 4 parameters for their document conversion urls, only one changes for each type of document.
- fname: this is the original file name you uploaded. For our file, it was monsters.doc
- ftype: this is the original file type you uploaded. For our file, or any Word file, it is .doc
- genUrl: this is the id for your doc. For our file, the id is sJaMbi.
- ttype: this is the type to transform your file to. The available types are:
- .doc – Microsoft Word document format.
- .pdf – Adobe’s Portable document format
- .rtf – Rich Text Format
- .txt – Plain Text format
- .odt – OpenOffice.org document format
- .html -Html for webpages.
Then you string these together to make a url for each type of your document, only changing the ttype parameter for different outputs. Like so: