Working as a freelance artist or musician can be a trying experience, at best. It’s still a field where, in general, the work speaks volumes and can more than make up for a relatively shallow C.V. But how best to show off your work, and make sure that you’re getting as much exposure as possible? You could always set up your own self-hosted personal site, but that won’t necessarily reach all that many people, even if it does ensure your work is accessible.
MyFolio may be a good resource to help supplement your own site. While you give up a certain amount of control in terms of overall design, you do get the benefit of belonging to a social network, thus increasing your chances of making connections, or at least taking some of the work out of the process. It’s a free ad-supported service, though there is an option to upgrade and remove the ads from your profile, at a cost of $2 per month.