Portfolios are important in many different professions. Whether you’re a photographer, designer, stylist, make up artist, or model, at some point you’re going to want to display your work so others can decide if you’re the right fit for their project. A couple times a year, I spend time at Paul Mitchell the School Portland talking to students about how Evernote can help them build their portfolios, and I thought the information might help others get started with their own work. This is just a basic outline—use it as a starting point, and make it work for you.
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed two things:
1. I haven't been posting regularly
1. I've moved the blog off of WordPress
The decision to move from WordPress originally stemmed from general slowness. This isn't necessarily WordPress' fault--it was most likely due, in part, to the shared hosting I was using. I switched to Koken, which is an awesome new CMS, but there was no way to import my old blog posts. Finally, I made the decision to move to Squarespace. Page load speeds seem faster, and the interface is pretty slick. Also, I was able to import my old WordPress posts, and create a URL redirect so old links will still work. Unfortunately, the shortcodes I used in the WordPress blog don't translate, so until I have a chance to go through the old posts, you will occasionally notice a naked shortcode or two. I appreciate your patience.
If you haven't heard yet, Posterous is shutting down on April 30th. I loved Posterous. Almost as much as I love Evernote. It was the best service available for sharing content just about anywhere. You could send one email, and Posterous would create a blog post, do whatever was necessary to make any attachments look … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Migrating from Posterous