Though it may seem like the majority of articles on building your own website focus on the benefits to entrepreneurial types, there’s nothing to say that you have to be a business owner to reap the rewards that a website can bring. Indeed, there’s lots of ways that developing your own online presence can play a huge role in giving you that all important boost up the career ladder, or even just increasing your income beyond what you make in your usual 9-5. From bring your talents to the attention of those making those big decisions about a potential promotion to using those talents to generate a second income, here’s just three ways that having a website of your own can improve your career. Showcase your skills to employers By now, we’re sure you’ve heard of LinkedIn, the ever-popular social networking website used specifically for connecting to work colleagues, making new contacts and showcasing our skills and experiences in an online resume. Whilst that’s all well and good, and certainly a worthwhile investment of your time, an even greater one is to show potential new employers that, beyond your existing skills, you’re also capable of designing and building an attractive looking website.
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