New professional networking site for creatives launched

Right from the start you can tell that this isn't LinkedIn. Hooray!

Right from the start you can tell that this isn't LinkedIn. Hooray!

We all know the importance of maintaining a social media presence, right? You'll have your Twitter and Facebook, of course, and maybe a presence on Dribble or Behance, but sooner or later you'll end up having to make a LinkedIn account. And while being part of a grown-up professional network has its benefits, you can't help feeling that LinkedIn would rather you put on a nice suit and got yourself a proper job. Man, it's boring; all that 'Congratulate so-and-so on their work anniversary!', and the awful design.

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