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Professional practice becoming visible
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 at...
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 – g...
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.textilearts.net
www.prospects.ac.uk
www.dedsignscouch.org
www.ucreative.ac.uk
www.shop.ebay.co.uk
http://www.ning.com/
http://www.facebook.com/
http://www.linkedin.com/
http://twitter.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
tools business card CV portfolio images/statements
http://uk.moo.com/en/ business card
CV http://www.monoprints.com/info/resources/resume.html
CV http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/cv/creativeCVs.htm
portfolio appropriate – research
images /statement appropriate – research  quantity size resolution format
 
 
expectations of people Personal artistic skills  Experience Creative expertise  Enthusiasm Flexibility  Initiative  Commit...
How to make yourself visible Know your audience  Make contact Have clear marketing tools and be honest Project a positive ...
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BA Textile level 2 and 3 presentation about the importance of becoming visible in today’s creative landscape conceptual and practical information.

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  1. 1. Professional practice becoming visible
  2. 2. role What is your job? What do you do?
  3. 3. goals know what you want
  4. 4. The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know?
  7. 7. Connections Keep notes of meetings Personal database and mailing lists Use and build
  8. 8. Visibility Let people know that you exist Illustrate activity Advertise your activities past – present – future Share – give to get
  9. 9. digital tools Blog Databases – appropriate? Online portfolios Social networks – appropriate? Website Forums – appropriate?
  10. 10. www.blogger.com
  11. 11. www.wordpress.com
  12. 12. www.jotta.com
  13. 13. http://www.artsthread.com/
  14. 14. http://www.artindustri.com/
  15. 15. www.artshole.co.uk
  16. 16. www.textilearts.net
  17. 17. www.prospects.ac.uk
  18. 18. www.dedsignscouch.org
  19. 19. www.ucreative.ac.uk
  20. 20. www.shop.ebay.co.uk
  21. 21. http://www.ning.com/
  22. 22. http://www.facebook.com/
  23. 23. http://www.linkedin.com/
  24. 24. http://twitter.com
  25. 25. www.axisweb.org
  26. 26. www.a-n.co.uk
  27. 27. http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/92660
  28. 28. http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/345238
  29. 29. http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/168331
  30. 30. tools business card CV portfolio images/statements
  31. 31. http://uk.moo.com/en/ business card
  32. 32. CV http://www.monoprints.com/info/resources/resume.html
  33. 33. CV http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/cv/creativeCVs.htm
  34. 34. portfolio appropriate – research
  35. 35. images /statement appropriate – research quantity size resolution format
  36. 38. expectations of people Personal artistic skills Experience Creative expertise Enthusiasm Flexibility Initiative Commitment Communication skills Reliability
  37. 39. 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

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