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AVC: Where To Find Strong Talent
2012-05-29 23:47:00
Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson includes as an ideal resource for locating new talent to join your team. In a recent blog post, Wilson discusses how entrepreneurs can find and recruit strong talent for their companies. Check out the full article here.
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A roundup of recent Behance Press
2012-05-24 20:19:00
Creative Discovery Company Behance Raises $6.5 Million From Jeff Bezos, Union Square Ventures And Others - Business Insider After 5 Years Of Bootstrapping, Behance Nabs $6.5M From USV, Jeff Bezos, Dave Morin & More - TechCrunch Behance Goes from Bootstrapped to VC-Backed with $6.5 Million Funding - Pando Daily Behance Lands $6.5M From USV and Others, Gets Ready to Scale - BetaBeat After 5 Years Of Bootstrapping, Behance Nabs $6.5M From USV, Jeff Bezos, Dave Morin & More - The Chronicle Amazon’s Jeff Bezos backs Behance, a place for artists to showcase their talents - GeekWire Behance shows off your creative talent, attracts its first investor - Venture Beat
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Behance Helps Web Designers Increase Visibility
2012-05-22 21:18:00
Joomlavision walks readers through setting up their Behance profiles, portfolios & ProSites to gain optimal exposure, highlighting the network as an ideal tool for web designers. In addition to praising the site, they included some great visuals from ProSite: and profiles too: Read the full article here.
Web Designers are Using the Behance Network to Increase Visibility
2012-05-14 20:17:00
Designmodo reports that; "Behance gives web designers the opportunity to display their work, network with peers, and find an easier path to exposure than they would with traditional marketing practices. With millions of users worldwide and a high amount of traffic, the Behance network has exploded in growth and is attracting not only great web designers, but also the people who hire them." Read the full article here.
Behance teams up with Pinterest to improve attribution
2012-05-10 19:52:00
On May 1, Behance partnered with Pinterest, along with Flickr, YouTube and Vimeo, to drastically improve attributions on pins. In an interview with Wired, Behance CEO Scott Belsky  explained some of the issues the creative community faced that lead to this new feature: “The greatest design work, illustration, photography — and any other creation — has the tendency to be shared on other websites, often times without a link back or even a proper credit,” says Scott Belsky, cofounder of Behance, a community of creative professionals. “As a result, creative careers often fail to benefit from the exposure that their work receives.” Read the full article here For more insights from Scott on the Pinterest collaboration, read his blog post on the launch
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12 Essential Tools to Build Your Online Portfolio
2012-04-26 15:59:00
Vandelay Design created a round-up and review of every online portfolio tool currently available to creative professionals. Here's what they had to say about Behance: Read the full article here.
More About: Tools , Portfolio , Online
Graphic design students learn to use social-networking tools
2012-04-25 17:51:00
A recent article on My Central Jersey a graphic design instructor at Anthem Institute in North Brunswick explains why it's important for students to take advantage of tools like Behance. She states: "We use two tools specifically, LinkedIn and Behance.net. Using the sites together has greatly increased the number of interviews that our students have gotten.” Check out the full article here.
More About: Social , Design , Tools , Social Networking , Networking
5 Stellar Strategies to Land Your First #SocialMedia Job
2012-04-23 20:36:00
In a recent roundup of career advice for social media enthusiasts, Behance Community Manager, Sarah Rapp, advises candidates to highlight their outgoing personality traits. Read the full article here.
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Behance Portfolio Review Week on GraphicDesign.com
2012-04-23 20:28:00
Behance Community Manager, Sarah Rapp, chats with GraphicDesign.com about Behance's upcoming Portfolio Review Week . Read the full article here and learn more about Behance Portfolio Reviews here.
Riccardo Capuzzo (the Design Blog) Gives Behance a Shout Out in Italian Vog
2012-04-19 00:36:00
In a recent interview for Italian Vogue, Art Director and Editor-in-Chief Riccardo Capuzzo, lists Behance as "a must-visit design blog." Capuzzo says "[Behance] is a social network for designers where you can publish your own portfolio. I use it as a blog and visit it every day to see if there is any new interesting work." Read the full article here.
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Graphic Designer Lands Gap Contract via Behance
2012-04-19 00:35:00
"Dominic Le-Hair, a graphic designer from Dogsthorpe, has been catapulted from crafting free type-faces in snatched moments, to seeing his work used in a major advertising campaign for GAP. ... Creative directors working on the GAP campaign tracked Dominic down to his family home in Dogsthorpe after coming across his eye-catching alphabets at the online portfolio site Behance.net." Peterborough Graphic Designer , Dominic Le-Hair, was recently featured on the evening Telegraph and his recent career-changing campaign with the Gap is traced back to his Behance portfolio. We love hearing success stories like this one! Read the full article here.
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Behance Named as Top Portfolio-Building Tool on Mashable
2012-04-19 00:28:00
A recent Mashable post named Behance.net as one of the top 5 user-friendly tools for building your online portfolio. Here's what they had to say: Summary: Behance is a platform for creative professionals to gain exposure and manage their careers. Users can create multimedia portfolios that showcase their work to millions of visitors. Best Feature: Behance turns your work into an online gallery; It claims to get 15 times the traffic of all other leading portfolio sites combined (including Carbonmade, the next site on our list). Recruiters can find and track talent and post jobs for the creative professionals on the site. What Needs Work: In order to have your own personal portfolio website, rather than just a profile on Behance, you need to join ProSite. This costs $11 a month, but it allows you to create a full website without coding, and it syncs with your Behance portfolio. Ideal User: Any creative professional wishing to showcase multimedia projects — images, text, ...
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Weighing Your Options: Designer Portfolio Sites
2012-04-04 20:02:00
Designer Ben Whitesell researched and evaluated the best online portfolio tools for creatives in a recent blog post, and we're thrilled that ProSite came out on top. ProSite is Behance's completely customizable personal portfolio builder. Here's some of what Ben had to say: "I have had a great experience dealing with [Behance] through my free profile and did quite a bit of research into other hosted portfolio sites like Cargo Collective and the like. But, because the people behind Behance have been readily accessible via twitter, their blog, and forums, I felt comfortable going with them. The big selling point being how easy it was to set up a site, attach my own personal domain, and even drop in Google Analytics for tracking. ... I really like the level of customization that Prosite offers for webpages. Everything is easy adjusted from an administration panel and you can upload custom images for your header or for the gallery buttons. Columns for page layout can be adjusted to...
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Weighing Your Options: Designer Portfolio Sites
2012-04-04 20:02:00
Designer Ben Whitesell researched and evaluated the best online portfolio tools for creatives in a recent blog post, and we're thrilled that ProSite came out on top. ProSite is Behance's completely customizable personal portfolio builder. Here's some of what Ben had to say: "I have had a great experience dealing with [Behance] through my free profile and did quite a bit of research into other hosted portfolio sites like Cargo Collective and the like. But, because the people behind Behance have been readily accessible via twitter, their blog, and forums, I felt comfortable going with them. The big selling point being how easy it was to set up a site, attach my own personal domain, and even drop in Google Analytics for tracking. ... I really like the level of customization that Prosite offers for webpages. Everything is easy adjusted from an administration panel and you can upload custom images for your header or for the gallery buttons. Columns for page layout can be adjusted...
More About: Portfolio , Sites , Options , Designer
Action Method named as one of Lifehacker's Five Best Productivity Methods
2012-04-03 16:12:00
Action Method, Behance's task management system for creative thinkers, was recently named one of the top 5 productivity methods on Lifehacker. Read the full article here.
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Action Method named as one of Lifehacker’s Five Best Productivity Methods
2012-04-03 16:12:00
Action Method, Behance's task management system for creative thinkers, was recently named one of the top 5 productivity methods on Lifehacker. Read the full article here.
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14 Community-Driven Tips for Better Customer Relationships on Mashable
2012-04-02 15:29:00
Behance Community Manager, Sarah Rapp, helps Mashable roundup 14 helpful tips for driving better customer relationships online. Read the full article here.
More About: Relationships , Tips , Customer
Swiss Miss: An All New Behance
2012-04-01 15:16:00
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Behance Update Takes Design Trend Research to a Higher Level
2012-03-30 15:08:00
PSFK reviews our recent upgrade. Read the full article here.
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Inc. - How Behance Brings Order to Creatives
2012-03-22 19:48:00
Inc. recently sat down with Behance cofounders Scott Belsky and Matias Corea. Hear about Behance's journey toward their mission of empowering creative professionals. [Read article/view video here]
The Next Web: Behance Redesign 'Makes Discovering Talent So Much Easier"
2012-03-22 19:44:00
The Next Web covered Behance's redesign. [Read the full article here]
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BetaBeat: Behance Gets an Upgrade
2012-03-21 22:31:00
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Fast Company: Behance Gets an Upgrade
2012-03-20 18:15:00
Fast Company details some of the features you'll find in Behance's re-launched site - including The Explore Tab, The Activity Feed,  and Detailed Analytics - as well as outlining how Behance is delivering more than ever on its mission to organize and empower the creative world. [Read Full Article Here]
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TechCrunch Praises Behance's Redesign
2012-03-20 18:01:00
Today, TechCrunch published a detailed article covering the new redesign that was released today on The Behance Network. Read the full article to hear news about how Behance's powerful new tools for creative professional are reducing the friction in how creative work is discovered by others. [Click to read the full article]
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Compelling Portraits of Circus Performers
2012-02-27 19:11:00
Flavorwire discovered Andrew Shaylor's Behance portfolio and featured his compelling portraits of circus performers in their photography roundup. Check out the full article here.
Behance featured on Made in New York
2012-02-23 20:25:00
Hear from Behance co-founders Scott Belsky & Matias Corea on life at Behance, working towards a shift in the creative landscape and helping the best ideas see the light of day. Watch the video here.
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Top 10 ideas festivals on the Guardian
2012-02-23 00:31:00
The Guardian names Behance's annual conference, the 99%, as one of best "idea events" of the year. Read the full article here.
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Behance iPhone app is the ultimate pocket portfolio for creatives
2012-02-13 19:13:00
TNW reviews the Behance iPhone app, check out the full article here.
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4 Tips for Landing a Job in Social Media
2012-02-10 00:02:00
Behance Community Manager Sarah Rapp is quoted in Mashable's roundup of tips for landing a job in social media. Read the full article here.
More About: Social , Media , Tips
Wired Magazine mentions Scott Belsky as Tastemaker on Quarterly.co
2012-01-27 16:27:00
As mentioned in Wired Magazine , you can now follow our CEO and co-founder Scott Belsky on Quarterly! Quarterly is a new way to connect with the people you  find interesting by subscribing to contributors of your choice to receive physical gifts from them in the mail. Subscribers should expect a blend of original and exclusive items that are at once timeless and practical. Learn more about Quarterly and how it works here.
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