Why are portfolios important for anyone who produces digital media? Proof before purchase! In a field where anyone can claim to be a designer and offer up their services via freelance, your examples of previous work will make you standout to potential clients.
LinkedIn recently added the ability to attach media and/or links to each job experience entry on your profile. Use it! Upload screenshots of your websites, e-mail marketing blasts, social media accounts and more.
How to upload files to LinkedIn:
- Login to your LinkedIn account ->
- Hover over Profile and click Edit Profile – >
- Scroll down to the Experience section ->
- Locate and click the box/plus icon next to the Edit link ->
- Select and click Upload File ->
- Choose a file and provide a meaningful name ->
For an example view my LinkedIn profile.