In this first episode of Built By Hand, Ben’s mission is to figure out the purpose of his website and come up with a plan of attack. Does his work even matter anymore? How do you decide what content belongs here and what content belongs on The Futur’s website? What tactics can you use to make the process of planning your personal portfolio website easier?
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Ben is in a unique position. He’s a designer by trade with a long list of projects at his back… but does that work have a place in his career today? That’s the question he struggles with as he begins to plan the structure of his personal portfolio website. Join him along the way!
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