3 keys to a killer freelance design portfolio

It's easy to create a portfolio, but difficult to create an awesome portfolio. Most designers will just put up a couple of screenshots of their flashiest works, add a mailto link, and call it a day.

However, putting a little thought into your portfolio can go a long way. Your portfolio's purpose isn't to look great to other designers, it's to get clients to reach out to you. It also helps to remember that clients aren't coming to you for an illustration or logo or landing page. They're coming to you to solve a problem they have, and they're often not designers themselves.

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