Networking and Social Media in Product Design

Social Media / Networking

Many work opportunities (including freelance work) within the creative sector are not advertised. It is, therefore, essential that you are pro-active in your search for work. In the 21st century the most efficient way of networking with others in the creative industry is through social network sites. They are invaluable as a means of seeking out professional opportunities, keeping abreast of local / national exhibitions and events, as well as showcasing your work. Some very useful tips on managing your online professional profile (mistakes to avoid) can be found at your online presence.

In addition to the more mainstream social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, there are many more that are creative industry focussed including:

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:31