Top Social Networks That Every Web Designer Must Have a Presence OnDecember 20, 2018 0 By matteid78
Apart from email and websites, social media, in particular, has dramatically reshaped our world impacting us in myriad forms; business networks, blogs, forums, social gaming, photo-sharing platforms, chat apps, and especially, social networks. Projections reveal that by 2021, the number of monthly active social media users will exceed 3 billion, around one-third of the total population of Planet Earth. While biggies like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, etc. dominate the social media landscape, web design companies are also carving out their presences on social media platforms that are more popular with those interested in design. Some of the leading social networks being preferred by web designers in this niche:
Dribbble allows designers to share small screenshots of the web design projects that they are currently working on to get a feedback from the design community so that they remain on top of the latest trends and avoid mistakes. Dribbble has typically, two types of members; “players”, as they are known as are invited by the actual members to post shots and make comments, and ‘spectators” who can follow designer accounts of Dribbble members but are not allowed to either post or comment on their own.
CargoCollective is a social media publishing platform that helps web designers to create simple websites to display their design abilities. Members can create independent personal websites with their own URLs using a large variety of design templates available on the site. By linking your Instagram account, you can get a lot of Free Instagram likes. Members can create their own personal networks that allow participants to follow and post comments of the creative designs posted by others. To become a member of CargoCollective, you have to get an invitation from an existing member.
Image Spark allows its users to create their own library of images that they find inspiring and which, assist them to establish a visual direction for the web development projects. The platform allows members to upload and organize images in collections called moodboards. The images in a particular moodboard can be scaled, layered, and positioned as desired. There is no compulsion to share the images or the moodboards, if you want, they can be kept private. If shared, image libraries and moodboards can be browsed by all users. Enrolment in Image Spark is free; all accounts get two moodboards and 1GB of space complimentary.
Behance is one of the most popular and established portfolio platforms online for creative professionals to display their work and also discover what is happening in the various creative industries. According to figures put out by Behance, the creative design platform gets 15 times the combined traffic of all other online portfolio sites. Since July 2010, collaboration with LinkedIn allows designer portfolios to be displayed on LinkedInprofiles; this move has added considerable punch to its already awesome capabilities.
The creative community thrives by interacting with others in the same field. By becoming members of industry-specific social networks, the web design community gets a wonderful chance to stay on top of the curve and showcase their design capabilities.
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