Now a days people really dont have enough time to find you or your work on the streets of city,they have got new ways to find skilled people like you on social networks, google , yahoo, bing search. To make them find yourself on google , yahoo , bing searches you need to maintain a Portfolio website in parllel to your social accounts.
There is a simple chanakya's business principle. Displaying your product doubles your sales and profits. From street sellers to international ecommerce platforms strictly following this principle. its migt be some physical product or creative product, you should showcase your product or work. so that people can understand how professional you are, how good you are at your working area.
Its better to visualize your work rather then telling them. you will get more flexibility and freedom to showcase your work. You can include photos, videos, links to your work , sample of work and what not. a portfolio website of yours makes you more professional and represents your skills globally.
Do you really look professional? What makes you really professional? a portfolio website with your name makes you professional.Including a link of your portfolio website on resumes, cover letters, business or visiting cards, social media profiles, e-mail signature, advertisement banners, and presentations makes you 100% Professional.