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In my previous article, I have written about portfolio websites and why you should have one. By this time, I believe you are convinced. If you are a professional model, photographer, fashion designer, …

In my previous article, I have written about portfolio websites and why you should have one. By this time, I believe you are convinced. If you are a professional model, photographer, fashion designer, website designer, or any other professional

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  • 1. Web Design Sydney Tip: How to Design Your Portfolio SiteIn my previous article, I have written about portfolio websites and why you should haveone. By this time, I believe you are convinced. If you are a professional model,photographer, fashion designer, website designer, or any other professionalwww.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 2. whether employed or unemployed, you need to have a web presence as the jobmarkets are now going online. If you can’t outsmart your completion the traditional job-hunt way, outsmart them online with a portfolio site. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 3. You could be asking yourself, “How to make a portfolio website?” It’s easier to have oneif you are a web designer, but if not, it is also easy to hire a good designer and havehim/her create the web presence you need. Here are a few tips to help you create aprofessional portfolio website: www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 4. Come up with a unique logo. If you have browsed a few portfolios, you would noticethat most websites have certain logos on the top left. If you have a logo on yourwebsite, it will identify you as the owner of the website. It will stand as your brandimage. It can either be your name or a certain graphic of your own design. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 5. Think of a clever tagline. A tagline will explain to your viewer what you do. It should sumup what you do. It ought to be short and snappy. If you are a photographer, you couldcleverly go by the tagline “I capture. I shoot. I frame.” www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 6. Use high quality images. Include images of your previous works. They should be clearlyaccessible to your viewers and more importantly, potential employers. Pictures speaklouder than words, right? So display your expertise clearly by using high quality andclear images. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 7. Have content in your portfolio – A portfolio website is utterly useless without content. Youneed content to explain a few details of your life, educational background, expertise, sampleworks and services. Without words, your potential clients won’t know what you do or whatservices do you offer. You need a few words to tell your viewers what tools or themes youused in a previous wed design or what camera you used to capture your award-winningphoto. Remember to make your content clear and simple. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 8. Narrate yourself in your ‘About Me’ page – A portfolio doesn’t look trustworthy without an‘About Me’ page. An ‘About Me’ page is where you share a bit of your background, whereyou originate, how long you have been in the business, what certifications you have, etc. Ifbetter, you should include a picture of your self. The more details you give, the easier foryour users or potential clients to have a piece of mind and to form a bond and build trustwith you. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 9. Don’t mess up with your contact information – Your contact information is the mostimportant element of your portfolio. It will help increase your chances of getting work frompotential employers. Don’t forget to put your contact information on the right top of everypage. Don’t leave out your email address, mobile number, Skype or social media. If you havea contact page, put up a form so users can immediately contact you without them having toaccess their individual email account. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney
  • 10. Make your portfolio site as presentable yet eye-catching. A good portfolio will be able to winyou more job opportunities and build your reputation in your field. If you need professionalhelp on your portfolio, you need to hire the best Web design Sydney expert who canunderstand your goals as a professional. Cooperate with him/her so he/she can create andpresent to you your desired portfolio website. www.smoothcorporate.com.au Web Design Sydney | SEO Marketing Sydney Software Development Sydney

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