The internet has a lot of information and diverse users. It would always be appreciated for a freelancer to have a well-defined portfolio for identification purposes.
Below I explain the steps to creating an engaging online presence profile on the internet.
An online portfolio is very important for individuals with digital skills. It gives one a professional look upon appearance which is more welcoming to most employers. The niche for every portfolio is very important, be it a graphic designer, content developer, copywriter, or web developer. Before this portfolio is created, you need to research to see what existing portfolios look like. You should observe how other users have prepared their portfolio and draw inspiration observing many of them.
The internet is filled with so much information. A simple portfolio would have much power as the viewers would easily engage with it. You can choose to build a personal website for a portfolio or use other custom systems that let you build a portfolio for your niche.
The portfolio should talk about you generally and answer questions such as:
This should be done with quality image representations. First impressions are very important, so all content on the portfolio should be quality and simple for comprehension.
Potential employers are looking for the best in the midst of potential employees. For you to prove your skills and expertise and creativity, the best projects undertaken should be put on display on the portfolio. You would be able to say how good you are without using words. You should be able to answer questions like:
Storytelling is quite important in project showcase. Viewers want to know how you arrived at a solution, they want to know how you investigate problems, they want to know how you think. Your thought flow is important and should be engaged in displaying your work. Your problem identification skill is important, and your ability to provide solutions is needed. So by this, you can tell the story of every executed project with necessary details. This makes it easier for you to inspire users’ confidence in your ability to carry out a project. So for every project on display, the story behind it should be well integrated.
A personal portfolio should include detail of your journey, from learning to projects, collaborations, and the cost for a project you undertake. So a portfolio should hold certifications one has acquired, training undertaken by the individual. Some questions that could be answered here are:
So it is proper to include necessary contact links like social media tags, email, etc., so you can be accessed easily when needed.
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