How to promote your work in design publications

Get it right, and exposure in the industry press will boost your reputation and bring your services to the attention of a wide-reaching new audience. So how can you increase your chances of a top design magazine or creative inspiration blog featuring your work? Here are six ways to get your design work in front of the people who count...

1. Make the news
A cleverly crafted press release, knowledge of who to send it to and a bit of good timing is all you need to get on the pages of your favourite industry publication. Identify your angle – is it new work? An unusual client? Charity work? Once you know, flesh out the story and focus on a snappy headline.

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