The Self-Taught Designer Podcast Ep. 3: Net-Working Your Design Magic: The Self-Taught Designer’s GuideOct 16, 2023
Net-Working Your Design Magic
Step into the vibrant realm of design networking, without the need for a traditional design school backdrop!
We'll guide you through the maze of connections, conversations, and collaborations uniquely tailored for the self-taught designer. Whether you're an aspiring pixel wizard, a flourishing design enthusiast, or simply someone curious about forging genuine connections in the digital age, this guide is your compass.
With a sprinkle of humor, a dash of wisdom, and an abundance of creativity, we're here to transform networking from a daunting task into a delightful journey. Tune in, and let's weave some Design Magic together!
LISTEN TO THE EPISODE:
Networking is an essential skill for all designers, but it can be especially challenging for self-taught designers. In this episode of The Self-Taught Designer’s Guide, I share five key strategies to help you build meaningful connections, grow your network, and land your dream job. I mean, who doesn’t want that right? Yay!
Want to know how to network like a pro as a self-taught designer? Listen to this episode and we'll guide you through the maze of connections, conversations, and collaborations uniquely tailored for a self-taught designer like you!
Here's a sneak peek at what you'll learn:
- How to be genuinely curious and connect with other designers on a personal level
- How to use the power of social media to build a strong network of design peers
- How to get the most out of local design events and meetups
- Where to find and join active online design communities
- How to offer value before seeking value, and build relationships that last
- Whether you're an aspiring pixel wizard, a flourishing design enthusiast, or simply someone curious about forging genuine connections in the digital age, this episode is for you.
Remember, your network is your net worth. So start weaving those design connections today!
Tune in next week for more tips on networking as a self-taught designer, plus other helpful advice for advancing your career.
Here are some useful links mentioned in this podcast:
🔗 National Association of Women Busines Owners (NAWBO)
🔗 Creative Women in Web Design (FB Group)
🔗 Designer Boss - Ladies (FB Group)
🔗 Brand Design Masters (FB Group)
🔗 Learn Design and Go Freelance (FB Group)
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