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Getting your portfolio right is important as a freelancer, as you need to market yourself well. And if you work for creative agencies you will probably need both an online and and offline version.
To help you, I’ve gathered this big list of great resources:
Read How to get a free online portfolio – our own definitive article on the free tools available on the web.
Folio Focus A gallery of portfolio websites
DesignM.ag 50 excellent designer portfolio sites
Folio Stars A gallery of portfolio websites
How to build an online portfolio
Spoon Graphics How to build your own single page portfolio website
Net Tuts How to build a website from scratch
Woo themes Themes for WordPress blogs
Smashing Magazine Guide to using WordPress for a portfolio
Think Dave Recommended PSD to WordPress service
Net Tuts Design and code your first website in easy steps
Freelance Switch Build a killer online portfolio in 9 easy steps
Webdesigner Depot Creating the perfect portfolio
Webdesigner Depot 10 characteristics of excellent portfolio sites
Smashing Magazine 10 steps to the perfect portfolio website
Webitect Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Portfolios
Designious Times Top 10 websites to submit your design portfolio
DesignM.ag 9 Ways to Get Your Design Portfolio Seen
Offline (physical) portfolios
PSD Tuts Preparing and talking about your graphic design portfolio
Just Creative Design The Innovative one page resume & portfolio
Flaunt A book about designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.
Do you know of any other good resources or have tips? Please share them in the comments below.
Handy portfolio tip:
Business cards or postcards make great hand-outs or conversation starters offline. With MOO.com
you can print a different image on every card – print your whole portfolio for a tiny cost!