Do students really need a website? Well it’s the internet age. Most things are done on the internet now. Having a website of your own as a student has so much benefits you didn’t know. Read on to discover;
1 FACE OF YOUR CAREER
Recruiters now go online to search for online activities of candidates. Your website gives you an edge and lets you stand out. It’s a perfect opportunity to showcase your achievements better than your CV. It gives you a chance to tell your story your own way. Another advantage is that its more discoverable than your printed CV sitting in a folder. Any recruiter can come across your website at any time without you doing anything. Your website speaks for you even when you are asleep.
2 MAKE MONEY ONLINE
You can advertise on your website or review products on your website. It’s a cool way to make extra cash on the side.
3 AIR OF PROFESSIONALISM
Whatever you are doing, whether applying for a job, run a business of your own, a customised email that comes with your website, added with good website content always gives a professional air and let people take you seriously.
4 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Have something you want to share with the world, or thoughts in your mind you want to write down, you can create a blog on your website. You can raise money for an awareness, online journal to help people, how to on any topic you are good at.
5 ADDED EXPRESSION
Creating content for your website is an opportunity to get hands on experience. Researching for content is an opportunity to practice problem solving and research skills. It also allows you network with influencers and bloggers and luckily, these are skills that will be useful anywhere.
6 EASY PEASY
Having a website is easy. You can register a domain, get hosting and publish your first post within minutes. The good thing about owning a website is you don’t have to be technically savvy Putting in bite sized effort can bring big time reward.