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Creative Professional Portfolio Manager

Published 11/27/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

EspressoWork is a portfolio application that helps creative individuals manage their work online. The application focuses on designers, architects, artists, photographers and any other artistic user who maintains an ongoing portfolio of their work. Users can compile all of their past creations into one convenient account. Users can store drafts and sketches as well as polished finished pieces. The service doesn’t limit the number of projects a user can have on their account. EspressoWork portfolios can be synchronized with the user’s website to streamline the process. Users are given access to ready-to-publish designs that require no programming skill to use. Blogs can also be imported and the application includes SEO and Google Analytics support.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

EspressoWork offers a number of attractive portfolio designs that are sure to catch the eye of creative individuals. So far the application has earned some attention, with users applauding the features but some looking for a no-cost alternative. For the most part the application offers an enticing number of benefits for its very low subscription fee. The two week free trial makes the application even more appealing to newcomers.

What are the differences to other apps?

EspressoWork is more than a simple image gallery. The application gives the user more control over their portfolios and supplies a number of eye-catching ways to organize their contents. No programming experience is needed to build a professional looking collection of works that can be conveniently shared online with clients. Users can also include a company profile or resume so their portfolio has everything a potential client needs to get in touch and request services.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

EspressoWork is intended for professionals who work in visual media. Naturally the application would have to offer an interface that is beautiful to look at. Users are not disappointed because the application is easy to use yet still retains its “sweet” personality. The portfolio designs are stunning, with a diverse selection that covers many styles and patterns so the user can find something that complements their work and business approach.

How does the registration process work?

New users can create an EspressoWork account by clicking the dark brown “Compare Plans and Pricing” button near the lower, right side of the homepage. This takes the user to the plans page. Each plan ends with a matching brown button that lets the user begin their free 14 day trial. A form will pop up and ask for a login name, email address, password, profession and preferred plan. The user is advised that a verification email has been sent. This must be accessed to confirm the account and access EspressoWork.

What does it cost to use the application?

EspressoWork comes in two affordable flavors. The first is an Espresso account which costs $4 per month and includes unlimited projects and galleries, 500 MBs of storage space, pre-installed portfolio sites, customization options and a short URL for sharing. The Cappuccino plan costs $9 per month and includes 2,000 MBs of storage space, full customization options, custom domain capability, extended menu, SEO, Google Analytics and the ability to import a blog.

Who would you recommend the application to?

EspressoWork is a great tool for anyone in a creative profession. Users who work with visual products can share their skills and talents with potential clients on the web. The application helps the user build a sleek, modern looking portfolio that comes with all the trimmings so the viewer gets a better look at who the professional is and what they have to offer. The service is also extremely affordable no matter which plan is chosen, making it an appealing solution for freelancers.

  • Keep all professional work in one convenient location
  • Easily share portfolio pieces with potential clients online
  • Synchronize profiles with the user's website with a single click
  • Manage limitless projects with one account
  • Share files while keeping them secure

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Cheapest plan (per month) : $4.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $9.00




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