A new way to look at your portfolio


In my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers, we’re at Step #9: Prepare your portfolio. This step can take some time, but if you first figure out the approach you want to take, it will be time well spent.

What’s the best way to approach a portfolio? Of course it depends on your services, your ideal clients and your personal preferences, but I’m personally seeing a clear winner: case studies.

Case studies have become more and more popular in portfolios and for good reason. By incorporating a case study, you’re not just showing your work—you’re showing the thinking behind it. And that’s a huge part of why people are hiring you!

As a creative service provider, you want your online portfolio to:

  1. Show the full scope of the service you provided (not just the finished product).
  2. Show your finished product in the best light.

In my latest blog post on my website, I look at using case studies as a better approach to portfolios—and I share the three methods for showcasing your work. Read my latest post: Is your portfolio selling you short? 

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Hi, I’m Jill, a web designer/developer who partners with talented designers, copywriters, and agencies on their websites, and their client’s sites. I’m passionate about crafting beautiful and innovative WordPress websites focused on clear positioning and positive user experiences. See my work & get my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers.