A personal website is an extension of who you are. It provides a space beyond social media and your LinkedIn profile to highlight the best of what you do in your career or in your personal life. This can mean creating a blog about a passion project (say, your favorite fandom or your cookbook collection) or, if you’re using it to showcase your professional achievements, a portfolio of your work.
“One of the best things about personal websites is that they’re your own platform—you control the information and the story,” says Alex Sanfilippo, founder of Creating a Brand, a social media platform that provides a community for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Having a personal site is also bait for potential employers, who may land…
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