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Portfolio Insanity

Portfolio (in)Sanity: part 3

This is the final entry in Neil Binkley’s Portfolio (in)Sanity blog series. Don’t forget to read previous posts on Updating Your Website and Updating Your Portfolio Sites. Today’s post will cover Updating Social Media and Updating Your Print and iPad…

Different Situations, Different Ways to Present a Portfolio

Question: How do creatives prefer to view a portfolio? What will be the future trends in showing portfolios? When I was a photo editor, time was sometimes limited, decisions often needed to be made and meetings with photographers were not…

Portfolio image | © Jill Calder

Print or iPad? The portfolio debate continues

Q: I’m setting up meetings, how should I present my book? I struggle with keeping up a printed book so I have an iPad, but I can’t help but feel print is the way to go. If I do print…

Preparing Portfolios: Guidelines and Gut Checks

July 23, 2012 @ 9 a.m. in The Marketing Lab by Michael Thibeault | Art Rep NYC View Comments Question: How many portfolios is too many? How many prints, in how many categories, should be in my portfolio? There are…

Monte Isom’s portfolio flash drive

Affordable ways to share print and web portfolios

Q: What are some less-expensive options for getting my portfolio out there? Good news! Nowadays, it really has become much more affordable to get your portfolio out there, both online and as coffee table books, which can be self-published. Here…

© Calvin Lockwood

A strong foundation for successful cold calls

Q: Does cold calling really work? This is a topic that has and will continue to have a lot of discussion. In my opinion, yes, it does work – but first and foremost you need to have a strong foundation:

The Do’s and Don’ts of the Portfolio Review

March 27, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m. in The Marketing Lab by Brian Taylor | BTillustration.com View Comments Question: What are potential clients’ expectations when reviewing a portfolio in a meeting? Be Relevant A potential client’s biggest expectation during a portfolio…

photojack’s Marketing Makeover: Can Photographers Trust Designers?

March 5, 2012 @ 2 p.m. in The Marketing Lab by Jack Hollingsworth | Jack Hollingsworth View Comments Learning to trust designers with your marketing promotions, in and out I’m a design snob. I came out of the womb appreciating…

5 Photography Trends to Differentiate Yourself from Competitors

January 18, 2012 @ 1 p.m. in The Business Lab by John Berthot | FOCUS View Comments Question: Are there long-term trends that we should be looking at for our branding? What are those trends? Let’s examine the definition of…

Having a stand-out portfolio can really help you land the job at your next meeting.

11 Components of a Successful Portfolio

Q: What makes a portfolio work for creatives? Is it the sequence of images? Length? Design elements? Based on my experience, here are 11 components of a successful portfolio: