How to Build an Online Portfolio

If you are freelance writer, photographer or a graphic designer, you should build an online portfolio not only to save your work at one place, but more importantly, in order to share it with your potential employers and clients.

There are many different websites which provide free blogging and designing services. The users can easily build their portfolios by uploading texts or graphic designs on their blog.

WordPress and Blogger are the most widely used platforms where you can create your own portfolio. Besides, you can also avail their premium services but for that you will have to spend some money.

Things Required:

– Computer
– Internet connection


  • 1

    Create a blog

    First of all, you have to create a blog. You can create a blog on any website. The most famous blogging websites include Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr. However, Blogger will be a good choice if you already have a Google account. In this way, you can easily share your blog posts, which can include content, designs etc, on your Google+. You can also share your blog posts on any other social network by integrating your accounts.

  • 2

    Give title to your blog

    After creating your blog, you have to give it a title. The title must match with your portfolio. Furthermore, it will help in showing your blog in top results of search engine. In addition, the title of your blog must match the address of your website.

  • 3

    Select your blog’s template

    If you are using free blogging services, you can select any template from the default list. However, if you want to create your own template, you will have to get a pro account by paying a particular amount of money online.

  • 4

    Starting posting on your blog

    After selecting the right template for your blog, you have to start posting on it. Before sending any post, make sure that everything on your blog has been customised properly. For instance, fonts, colours, layouts and backgrounds of your pages match with your template. Then, post your content and share it on all your social networking accounts. In this way, you can promote your portfolio on the blog.

  • 5

    Keep your blog up-to-date

    In order to run a successful blog and to keep a good online portfolio, you must keep it up-to-date with latest content.

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