The Internet is all about social networking nowadays. Everyone is working on it and it is not just noted for personal use. Healthy online presence is basic for any of the web designer, willing to stay relevant and visible in the constantly variable world. Membership galleries and creative networks are some of the best ways to expose work and even get some feedback from colleagues and contacting with potential and current clients. It is also a great way to get inspired and learn from others’ works to improve the said skills. There are some useful social networks, best suited for web designers.
Dribble is more like a show and tells for designers. Here, they get the chance to share some of their small screenshots of projects they are dealing with and further get an opinion from others. There are mainly two forms of members at Dribble. One is the player, who will be posting shots and comments and invited by current members. And another one is the spectator, who will be the one following and discovering shots and people on Dribble. Well, the second group won’t have the power to post shots or comments. Anyone can easily sign up as a spectator.
It is another online portfolio platform, which will help members to create some free standing personal websites with own URL with wide template variations. A personal network of the own creation will allow members to follow and then comment on work of others, associated with this portfolio section. This cargo service will take place by invite only and nothing else.
LoveDsgn is going to be a social website for typographers, designers and all forms of creative people. It is a platform, designed for sharing, discussing and improving the current creative output. To be a part of this network, you have to get an invitation from a current user or even ask for an invitation request from the main channel, LoveDsgn. If you want to gain some other free instagram likes, you might have to create a promising web design for your brand first.
This platform will help users to upload and then create the library of images, which will inspire them and help set a visual direction of projects. Image Spark will help members to organize images in mood boards and then end up tagging the same. Now, what is the mood board? It is a proficient collection of images as well arranged on the canvas. Here, the pictures will be positioned, scaled and layered. Sharing the mood bards and images is an optional platform and can be made private, if needed. On the other hand, users have the right to browse through other user’s mod boards and libraries. This platform is free of cost. Each account is assigned to get 1 GB of storage space, associated with two mood boards.
These are few of the major social network based designed, planned for the web designers right now. Just go through all the available options, check out the features, and then take a call.