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Pressfolios is the easiest way to backup your articles and build a better online portfolio - no coding required.

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Journalism May Be Collapsing, But With Pressfolios, At Least You Can Build A Nice Portfolio

If you're a working journalist (or even an aspiring one), you're probably getting tired of hearing that it's important to build your personal brand. Now, leaving aside the obnoxiousness of the phrase "personal brand," I suspect we hear it so much because it's kind..
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Pressfolios gives journalists an easy way to show off

It’s easy to use, easy to share and easy to fall in love with: It’s called Pressfolios and it’s the new, online digital portfolio maker. Based out of Washington, D.C., creators Marc Samson and Dan Kaufman have given journalists the newest platform for displaying and dispersing their work. Samson grew up in Annapolis, Md., and graduated with a degree in business from the University of Maryland in 2007.
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Free Portfolio Service for Affected Patch Staffers

Journalists are good people. Remember the pizzas the Chicago Tribune sent to the Globe newsroom? In the same vein, I received an email this morning from Marc Samson , founder of Pressfolios . (I have written so much about the digital portfolio site, I’m afraid you are going to start thinking I have stock in the company.
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Pressfolios takes its journalism portfolio site out of beta, launches Pro tier with RSS auto-uploads

Every journalist needs an online portfolio to store their cuttings and show off to potential employees when looking for some new work. Few reporters are also trained Web designers though ...
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Pressfolios: a new option for freelance portfolios

A potential client recently asked me for some writing samples. “No problem,” I thought, and went to my website to gather some links. But when I clicked – horrors — several of my choicest samples opened to a “404-page not found” message. Fortunately, in an uncharacteristic fit of foresight and organization, I’d saved most of the links as web archive files.
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Update: Pressfolios Now in Public Beta

When I last wrote about Pressfolios, the platform was still private and my inbox was full of requests from you, dear readers, for invites to join. I’m happy to report that the online portfolio service is now officially in public beta and they’ve launched their Pro version this week. So now you can all sign up without me.
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Journalist portfolio site Pressfolios gets updates for public launch

Copyright: Image be n0tice on Flickr. Some rights reserved Pressfolios, a three-in-one portfolio service for journalists, has launched into public beta today with both free and pro account options. The launch includes new features for all users and offers pro account option, including unlimited storage space, a custom domain name, RSS integration and the option to make their site private.
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Digital portfolios for journalists: What are your options?

Until recently, many journalists built their own sites to highlight and promote their work. Now platforms like Pressfolios, Muck Rack, Clippings.me and Contently offer turnkey solutions. But do they offer a substantial enough advantage to justify the time required to compile, archive, digitize, organize, optimize, connect, upload and then maintain an anthology of brand-consistent clips, feature stories and — in some cases — multimedia work on yet another social platform?
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No layoffs at Patch today

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong told Patch editors Friday there would be no “impacts,” or layoffs announced today. The “impacts” will arrive on a rolling basis over the next week, he said.
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Pressfolio Relaunches With New Look, Added Features

We’ve written about building beautiful online portfolios and Pressfolios before. But today they are launching a completely re-hauled and re-imagined site. And I’m already pretty obsessed with it. Pressfolios is relaunching as a single page portfolio site which means it’s going to look just as good on your tablet as on your desktop.
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5 ways journalists can make the most of portfolio platforms

With so many online portfolio tools available it's easier than ever to share your work online. The problem is knowing where to start and how best to market yourself. Online portfolios allow journalists to show their work to prospective employers, commissioning editors and share it with different audiences, so it is important to pick a site that suits your needs, and make the most of the features on offer.
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5 reasons to encourage your student journalists to use Pressfolios for their online portfolios

I have students turn in portfolios each semester for their final grade. Students have the option of turning in a portfolio that is in a 3-ring binder or one that is web-based. I wrote a post a couple years ago about this here. For their….
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Pressfolios HQ

Pressfolios helps journalists build, manage and backup their online portfolio of news stories. You can think of our application as a personal repository, a cloud backup service and a website builder all built into one. The best part? There's no coding required.

The Repository :: We’ve invested considerable thought and energy into building an intelligent and intuitive content management system designed specifically for journalists. With Pressfolios, you can easily keep track of hundreds of clips - all from one central location where you have complete control.

Cloud Backup :: Every time you add a story to your account, we automatically clip a full PDF version for you. This way, every last clip is safely stored on our servers and always close at hand.

Your Pressfolio :: With Pressfolios, any journalist can quickly and easily publish a beautiful online portfolio to showcase their work and their personal brand. Updating a Pressfolio takes almost no time at all and requires zero coding know-how.

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Skills

  • Cloud Backup
  • Personal Branding
  • Portfolio Design
  • Clip Repositories
  • Story Backup
  • Digital Portfolios
  • Story Management