Pixpa is a tool that artists, photographers, and designers can use to showcase their work online. Portfolios that are published using Pixpa look simple, elegant, and stylish, and they’re easy to share thanks to the application’s embeddable gallery widget. Pixpa even takes it one step further by offering all the tools necessary to sell prints and images online through Fotomoto.
Each portfolio that’s created with Pixpa gets its own subdomain URL, making it easy for fans and potential clients to find a designer’s portfolio online. The application also makes it easy for you to connect your portfolio to a custom URL, assuming you’ve already got one in place. Start getting your portfolio ready for the public to see by heading to the Pixpa control panel and selecting one of the 100 portfolio designs available. Each design is customizable, and you can structure your own portfolio however you’d like. In addition to adding images and artwork, you can also add video to your Pixpa portfolio. Manage the site settings to add a logo, change the site title, or include music that’s playing in the background of your portfolio. You can also add metadata tags for SEO purposes, to make sure your portfolio is the first thing that pops up when people Google your name.
One of the great things about using Pixpa – as opposed to a traditional paper-based portfolio – is that the application makes it easy for people to publish their work on multiple platforms. In a few simple clicks, artists can begin sharing their latest pieces on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Portfolios can be optimized for viewing on iPhones and iPads, and users can always tell who’s been checking out their work by using the integrated Google Analytics tools.
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