Tag Archives: self-promotion

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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Clever Designer Self-Promotion Celebrates The Year Of The Snake

Three talented design firms teamed up to create one clever interactive self-promotion celebrating the Year of the Snake and promising good fortune to all. Treat and Company was responsible for product development and surfaced design. KNOCK, INC. took on strategy, digital experience and design. And Neighbor tackled content, animation and motionography. Visit the site to...

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Valentine’s Day Self-Promotion Design From Little & Company

Minneapolis-based design firm Little & Company does a gorgeous Valentine’s Day self-promotion every year. For 2013, they mailed adorable bottles of hot sauce with spicy recipe cards. The vibrant pink and orange color palette is certainly a modern take on traditional Valentine’s Day hues. The hot promo also celebrates the firm’s pro-bono work for Way...

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Going Up?

How many of you have your elevator pitch ready? No? Shame on you! Over the years, the elevator pitch has become increasingly important as an key component of the in-house designer’s toolbox, especially considering all the areas within a corporate environment that employees intersect—coffee rooms, cafeteria, hallways and, of course, elevators. Essentially it’s a...