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There’s an advantage of you being involved in Degrees unedited’s social networking sphere that looks beyond the a-n site in to how the readership for your content can be expanded.
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- The #degreeshows hash tag on Twitter is being used to highlight micro-reviews of student's work and provide direct links to their web presence (blog, website etc).
- If you're an artist scouting for recommendations of your work, get your exposure widened through social networks now and get those business cards ready for your degree show!
- Dont't just sit and wait: Gaining review of your work and getting the right sort of press is about building and maintaining relationships with the right sort of people. Negotiate a review »
Alongside your blogging with us why not tweet and get involved with our Facebook group? By quoting @degreesunedited and posting relevant links to the Facebook wall you're enriching your chances for exposure as artists, whilst broadening the capacity of Degrees unedited as a platform for your creative endeavours!
Facebook connects your self-promotion with a readily available tool that most people are now fully engaged with as artists, curators and artist-groups. Join our Facebook group and get involved with the dissemination of your content on Degrees unedited: the wall's there for regular page updates, links to blogs and students' websites, and highlights on shows or artist led initiatives from around the UK.
Twitter is a wonderful professional tool that keeps you in touch with happenings in the creative realm and its less hassle than you might think. You don't even have to Tweet if you don't want, just register then follow people and organisations you're interested in, use it simply as a news feed.
Sink your teeth in to artists and writers who contribute to Interface reviews and the Artists talking blogs in your area, get building valid relationships:
Comment on Projects unedited »
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Research and find the same people on Facebook and Twitter, 'friend' them and include them in you mailing list.
First published: a-n.co.uk September 2010
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