How designers can make the most of social media

As a designer it's important to be on top of your social media. It's often the best way to promote yourself and your work, as well as a good way to collect stalkers, if you're into that sort of thing.

Although it's tempting to join every platform out there to make sure people see you, I've found it's best to concentrate on a few so you don't spread your efforts too thinly. I use four very different platforms, so here are some of my tips for using each one.

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