As a freelance web designer, you are often seen by your potential client as only as good as your portfolio. They are checking you out for the first time, and if you don’t make that first positive, you might not get their job.
And if you don’t get work, you don’t get paid. And if you don’t get paid, then … aw, you get it. The point is that a great portfolio can dramatically increase your chances of getting more work, building your client list, building your brand, and ultimately earning more money.
A personal portfolio is a place to share your web design story. Some designers prefer to keep things simple and business-like. Others prefer to go off the beaten path and tell a story by showing their personality and sharing their personal passions and design styles.
And if you believe that reading is not enough to understand an inspiring portfolio website, please take a look at these great examples.