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Promote Thyself

There is no magic formula to "nailing it" when it comes to self-promotion. Be you. Designer Chad Michael knows exactly who he is and has created what might possibly be the most stunning business card.

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7 Self-Promotion Resources for Designers

When establishing yourself as a powerful player in the design arena, it’s crucial to hone your  self-promotion and branding expertise. While it might seem like common sense, self-promotion may be more of a challenge than you think. After all, it entails more than organizing your work into a carefully orchestrated portfolio. Thorough self-promotion also requires...

How to Bring Movie Magic to Your Self-Promotion Strategy

How to Bring Movie Magic to Your Self-Promotion Strategy

Video is all the rage right now, and rightfully so: More and more designers are using it as an effective self-promotional tool to advance their careers, whether they’re freelancing, looking for a job or running their own design firms. It’s one of the many mediums that falls under the “content marketing” trend, and...

You Need More Than a Logo: Perfect Your Pitch

“Who are you?” It’s the question every employer wants answered in a perfect pitch that informs, entertains, and doesn’t last too long (around 30 seconds according to Rob Wallace, managing partner of brand identity and package design firm Wallace Church, Inc.) These employers want to hear your story. They want you to provide a...

4 Steps to a Better Twitter Bio and Personal Brand

In a world where personal branding is king, no component of your image should go neglected. This truth applies to everything from resumes and cover letters to  business cards and letterhead.  It also applies to Facebook and Twitter accounts – social media platforms that offer opportunities to strengthen your brand and remind others what...

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Using Pinterest as a Self-Promo Tool

As Pinterest continues to gain followers (it currently has more than 25.3 million unique visitors), it’s become an increasingly valuable marketing tool for designers. The visual nature of the social media site also makes it an ideal platform for showcasing one’s creative capabilities. Interactive professionals, for instance, can post high-quality screenshots of their web,...

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Go the Distance and Inspire Us

Admit it. You know it's good. In fact, it's more than good. Don't leave it quietly tucked away. Go the distance! Enter your work in the HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards.