LIVE BLOG: Get feedback on your online portfolio!

5:40 p.m. - Reuben Stern from RJI says if you have different interests, make sure it's clear you're passionate about each one. Don't make it seem like you're only "willing" to do something. Stern also says it's important to put more emphasis on your work than the places you worked.

5:30 p.m. - MU photojournalism student Colleen DeAnna shows her portfolio website on WordPress. She has photos she's taken for the Missourian, Vox and portrait photography. She also includes her resume as a downloadable PDF. Weir says having a downloadable resume is a good idea because, when hiring, he prefers to print out resumes as a reminder to review them. You should also condense a web portfolio for your best work. Employers want to see what you are capable of.

5:25 p.m. - MU Convergence grad student Charles Minshew shows his portfolio website. He says professionals have told him web developers should work on coding their own sites. He also links to a WordPress blog on his site.

5:15 p.m. - Nathan Byrne from says your website should be simple so no one viewing it "gets lost." You don't want to oversell yourself. Byrne also says you should show off daily work on your portfolio site. You want potential employers to know you do good work on a regular basis.

5:10 p.m. - Weir shows websites from MU grads like Juana Summers and Kristin Kellog as examples. You should also buy a domain name and host space. Developers like Weebly and WordPress allow you to purchase domain names through them. also lets you create sites by "dragging and dropping" elements.

5:05 p.m. - MU Multimedia Planning and Design Professor Rob Weir says WordPress is clean, fine easy to read for people who don't want to be online developers.

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