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HOW’s 2011 Self-Promotion Issue packs all the information and inspiration you need to create eye-catching promotional materials for your design business and your clients. Plus, view the winners from our Promotion Design Awards.  Get the issue now at

Sample content from this issue and view Web Exclusives, including:

3 Soft-Sell Strategies to Define Your Social Media Presence
When passion is your guide and the web is your sketchbook, you can find more than creative inspiration (clients, too?). Read More.

The Rhythm of Design
When music and design intersect, the results can be mesmerizing. Tune in to these music-inspired design projects and find more in the September issue of HOW. Read More.

Sidelines: Blue Carrot
Designer Alexandra Charitan parlayed her love of vintage printed ephemera and accessories from the 1940s through the ’60s into an online store, the Blue Carrot Shop. Explore this designer’s side business. Read More.

Time is Money: Balancing Passion Projects with Profits
Online side projects may cost next to nothing in terms of cash, but they certainly take time. Designers, known for their standout side gigs, dish tips for how they juggle “just for fun” projects with billable work. Read More.

More Resources to Promote Like a Pro

  • If you like this issue, you’ll love this month’s Ultimate Collection: Promote Like a Pro and you will gain insights and ideas for the best ways to promote your skills, your website, and your design business. Learn More!