How to get started:
- Explain what you want. “Looking for a job as an (illustrator) in the (Boston) are. Do you know of of any openings? Do you know of anyone who works in the (website/publishing?) business that I can send my resume to?”
- Spread the word. Ask your friends is they’ll re-post your message or forward your email to their friends. If your 30 friends talked to their 30 friends, you could have 900 people sending you tips, referrals, and introductions.
- Kick it up a notch: Follow your favorite companies on Twitter. Follow the people who follow those companies too. Join the conversation, makes friends and ask for their help.