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Can I use Google sites as a portfolio on my cover letter? As from google sites, no one can contact anyone. As a GIF animator on the cover letter, there is no way except to add a Google site link because on a PDF the GIFs will not move or work. So without this, no Client will respond. Am I on a right track?


I am new on Upwork and  I am really eager to work here with a good experience. And I am giving my maximum to maximum time on Upwork. So please let me know.


Best Regards,



Hi Nabisur, 


Yes, you can use Google site as external portfolios. Portfolios are an important part of a freelancer’s bidding process to show off their past work and their potential to complete a future project. That is why we are not prohibiting the sharing of external links to personal portfolios or other websites that provide examples of past work. We recognize that some of these links might include contact information and ways to identify and contact you outside of the Upwork platform.


When you share these outside links, please remind potential clients to only communicate with you through Upwork until a contract is in place.


Thank you,

~ Nikola
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