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Becoming a full time graphic designer [Thoughts and discussion]

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by hubbeman, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. hubbeman

    hubbeman Registered Member

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    Hi there BHW, my name is Hugo!

    I've been doing graphic design since 3 years back and there have been it's ups and downs.
    Starting off selling my banners to small businesses via forums, to having some good gigs at Fiverr, to now being member of a marketing team in based in NYC. I just graduated school and want to settle down with this as a full-time job.

    The plan is to sell my graphic to different companies social media pages, with "social media post design" as my niche.
    Example: look at "8Facts" posts.
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    They all have the same design profile and therefore people know their branding when they see their posts. That's what my task is; to create a nice looking graphical profile for each and every client to me.

    Seems confusing? Might be, but I think this will be great!
    Now I will share my complete story here in this thread, and I will appreciate your help.

    To get my clients I will need to reach out somehow, and I've been thinking about DM'ing every 10k+ followers page I can find without any pattern or some sort of design in their posts. Introducing myself, my services and what I can give them to grow their page.

    Now, I've got a question. Is there any tool I can use to find pages with a specific amount of followers so I won't have to find them manually with the app?

    Looking forward to hear your thoughts and I'll be happy about your feedback.
     
  2. cloaking

    cloaking Registered Member

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    This question has gone unanswered too many times, so I finally put together a solution.

    Perform a search on Google for the following:
    You would need to replace "10.1k" with various amounts; ie. "10.2k", "10.3k". This can be easily automated as well, but since I don't have a need for this, it doesn't make sense to build it. ;)

    Here's a screenshot to confirm the proof of concept:

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  3. shimi

    shimi Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Good luck!! update us
     
  4. hubbeman

    hubbeman Registered Member

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    Wow, this is amazing, this will help my business alot. Thank you so much!!
    I will, thank you!!
     
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    carry on bro
     
  6. Gallag97

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    good luck
     
  7. cloaking

    cloaking Registered Member

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    No problem! ;)

    You can use something like iMacros to automatically perform the searches - "10.1K", "10.2K", etc. - and scrape the results. You can even have it automatically send the scraped usernames messages then.

    The possibilities are endless!