As a web designer, your online portfolio is just as important as your Linkedin profile or your CV. It must show your work in a way that makes it look good, with the right amount of context and an interesting backstory. That way clients become interested in your process and creativity as much as the final product. The best way is to use an online portfolio.
In this post, we show you why it’s important to showcase your web design projects on Dribbble and Behance. The two biggest online portfolios. Below, you’ll find a section on how to get started with each platform and best practices to get your work noticed by both your peers and potential clients. It’s important to note that Behance and Dribbble are quite different from each other and each has their own way of doing things.
Both Dribbble and Behance can be used without any cost to you. But both have paid options with many more features at your disposal.
Why Is It Important To Have An Online Portfolio Like Dribbble and Behance?
There are many ways in which your professional career as a web designer or developer can benefit from having an online portfolio. Of course, an online portfolio can be achieved in many ways. Your website, for example, is already a sort of portfolio. But it’s quite common for busy web designers and developers to not have a website of their own. There’s just no time! Most of the work comes through word of mouth or through an agency that already knows your work.
Creating an online portfolio on a platforms like Dribbble and Behance is much faster than building an entire website. It also gets your work seen faster by more potential clients. Not only that, both Dribbble and Behance have job boards to find work that fits your skills. Dribbble and Behance are the Linkedin for creatives. It’s like the difference between writing for a new blog with hardly any domain authority and writing on Medium. Moving on, Let’s take a look at the most influential factors of showcasing your web design projects on Dribbble and Behance.
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