Desall Toolbox – Portfolio platforms for creatives

Every designer should have an online portfolio to showcase his works, but often it’s not enough. If you want to improve the number of visitors and transform them in potential clients or employers you must be in the right place. Among several online tools to build and update your own portfolio, we have selected the top platforms that offer portfolio hosting service for free and that give you more chances to get noticed  even if you don’t have HTML/CSS skills.

 

Behance.net

Images: unlimited uploads, maximum file size 3Mb – 600px wide;

Other files: video and audio files accepted;

Customization: yes, there are different templates and you can customize the look too if you can tinker with simple CSS/HTML;

Personal URL: no, you can choose your own URL only with paid subscription;

Best features: Create your own online gallery, gain exposure (projects on Behance have received over 1 billion views), track your traffic and get noticed from talent recruiters.

http://www.behance.net

 

Carbonmade

Images: 35 images and 5 projects (50 projects, 500 images, 10 HD videos with paid subscription);

Video and audio files: videos and SWFs are accepted;

Customization: yes, you can customize the layout;

Personal URL: no, you can choose your own URL only with paid subscription;

Best features: Easy to use, you can create in few steps a simple and effective showcase of your works. They are working on a matchmaking service and they claim to be aphrodisiac :)

http://carbonmade.com

 

Cargo 

Images: 3 project pages with maximum 12 files per page;

Video and audio files: videos and SWFs are accepted;

Customization: yes, there are different templates and you can customize the look too if you can tinker with simple CSS/HTML;

Personal URL: no, you can choose your own URL only with paid subscription;

Best features: Cargo is best suited for those designers with more development experience, though many templates are available as well and it is extremely easy to update once designed;

http://cargocollective.com

 

Coroflot

Images: unlimited uploads, maximum file size 700 x 1000 px;

Video and audio files: videos and SWFs are accepted;

Customization: no;

Personal URL: no;

Best features: Create your own profile, join one of the best network on the internet specifically targeted at hiring creative professionals, track your traffic and receive detailed stats about the views.

http://www.coroflot.com

 

 

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