Building a Professional Presence

There are a number of things you can do to create / maintain a professional presence, much of it consisting of ways to make you and the things you do available to interested others.

Establish Yourself

Build a website.

There’s a lot of different ways to build a website, and every single one of them begins with the question of where your site is going to live. That is, any site lives on the internet, and internet is short for “network of computers,” which means that a computer somewhere hosts your site and makes it available for others to “browse” by downloading some set of files (e.g., an html file, a stylesheet, perhaps some javascript, and some images). If you are reading this, then your browser has pulled files to where this file is hosted (on GitHub) and