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  • Professional practice MA Book Art 2010
  • role What is your job? What do you do?
  • goals know what you want
  • The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get.
  • The 30 second CV Just as you can develop a minimalist CV highlighting your key points to whet an employer's appetite or attract a funder, it is also useful to have a verbal version of this type of CV to communicate key points.
  • Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know?
  • Connections Keep notes of meetings Personal database and mailing lists Use and build
  • Visibility Let people know that you exist Illustrate activity Advertise your activities past – present – future Share – give to get
  • digital tools Blog Databases – appropriate? Online portfolios Social networks – appropriate? Website Forums – appropriate?
  • www.blogger.com
  • www.wordpress.com
  • www.jotta.com
  • http://www.artsthread.com/
  • http://www.artindustri.com/
  • www.artshole.co.uk
  • www.dedsignscouch.org
  • www.prospects.ac.uk
  • http://www.bookartsforum.com/forum/
  • http://artistbooks.ning.com
  • www.axisweb.org
  • www.a-n.co.uk
  • http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/92660
  • http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/345238
  • http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/168331
  • http://www.ning.com/
  • www.shop.ebay.co.uk
  • physical tools CV Business card Portfolio Images/statements
  • expectations of people Personal artistic skills Experience Creative expertise Enthusiasm Flexibility Initiative Commitment Communication skills Reliability
  • How to make yourself visible Know your audience Make contact Have clear marketing tools and be honest Project a positive image Provide strong references Show your initiative/independence Be aware of the competition
  • http://www.bookartsforum.com/forum/
  • http://www.bookartsforum.com/forum/