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To create a portfolio online is a requirement in our days, in this article we give you some tips and examples of online portfolios to improve the promotion of your works.
Creating a portfolio online must be one of the most important things to do if you work in web design, photography, videos, if you want to succeed on these fields it’s necessary to have a portfolio online from the beginning so you can make your own brand and start a marketing campaign for your work.
We have identified some special cases that might help you when starting to create a winning portfolio online; we hope the following information could encourage you on this task:
Maybe you’ve seen several portfolios online with amazing works and you wonder; if I’m just starting, how can I create a competitive portfolio? Well you can start creating your own experience by doing some projects for yourself, if you work with website design, doing your own website and improving it constantly will improve your business and your portfolio as well.
You can emphasize on the details such as:
Once you have your own page, and if you don’t have enough jobs to add to your portfolio, create pages for imaginary clients, in order to show your skills. You can also modify website templates available on the internet and post them on your portfolio.
One of the most important steps to the perfect portfolio website is to remember that your portfolio must show your best work, a mediocre work cannot be placed as an example of your work.
Don’t forget that you’re a brand and you must show people what you’re doing and build your online presence, some of the things that you must put careful attention when creating your portfolio online are:
We found a great website with 15 examples of good online portfolios, from which you can get some inspiration and ideas for your own; remember that your success will depend on the improvement you make to other ideas, so we recommend you to not only copy them, but give those ideas an special care to create your own branch.
If you find the process of creating a website for your own portfolio, you can use the several web-tools available on the internet that make it easy for you, they include options for the design and format, your own domain, plenty of space and options to get feedback from visitors; and the only thing you’re going to do is to add your works.
The following video will help you understand how to make grow your own business to the next level.
By Xavier Colomain, Resume Consultant and Blog Contributor. Sharing expertise and providing Career Coaching since 1997. Owner of ResumeBlog.org