Web Site• Try a free on-line editor and host like www.weebly.com.• At minimum the site needs: – Landing page (or Home page) – About You with narrative bio. – Photo Gallery – Contact page (Optional) – Other Options: Testimonials, Services, etc…
Add a resume Link to a pdf file uploaded to your site or a file sharing site.
Blog-folio: free & effective Keep the design simple. It’s the photos and content that matter.
Blog-folio• Collect photos and information about your work & experiences.• Keep it professional.• Free blogs like Google Blogspot allow additional pages, or they can be part of your personal branding like web site, etc.• Blogs are a great networking tool.• Active blogs rank high on Google search.
Talk about people & events This blog post led to holiday work at Taste, plus lots of Billy’s friends saw my work.
Show that you are aware of trends& a participant in the community. People want to know that they are hiring someone that is plugged in and knowledgeable about contemporary business and design trends.
Post about large events When people search for the event, they will see your story too…
Include sketches & drawings The blog gives you a chance to show work that needs context.
Mention your posts on Facebook Let your connections know when you post something new.
Build your Facebook network Keep track of the industry and people you want to work for.
Get recommended on LinkedIn LinkedIn is often the highest ranked link when someone looks for you. Follow companies you are interested in and participate in group discussions.
SlideShare & YouTube These SlideShows, YouTube videos, Flickr streams, etc… can be embedded on your blog or web site.
Thanks! Kim Munson Munson Web & Art Consulting email@example.com://designfloralia.blogspot.com/