10 tips to create a stunning portfolio website

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A portfolio website offers a way to show off your work, connect with clients and bring in new business. However, many creators don’t have a background in website design or website optimisation.

Using a website builder can help you create a portfolio website that stands out. But even then, it’s important to know which elements will display your work at its best. If you want to use a template, check out our guides to the best portfolio templates and the best alternative portfolio sites. In this guide, we’ll cover 10 tips you can use to build a stunning portfolio website.

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Michael Graw

Michael is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Bellingham, Washington. His interests span a wide range from business technology to finance to creative media, with a focus on new technology and emerging trends. Michael's work has been published in TechRadar, Tom's Guide, Business Insider, Fast Company, Salon, and Harvard Business Review.