Consider taking on a website to help brand yourself. You can use it as a way to showcase testimonials of your work and provide a portfolio of work. Make it into something that helps a hiring manager see who you are and all that you can do at a quick glance.
Does your work involve a visual aspect? Try looking into Instagram and Pinterest as ways to connect with like-minded individuals and show off some of your work. Facebook and Twitter also good sources to connect with industry professionals.
It's time to embrace social networking. It's been a rough year, but with the challenges faced, we are all needing to embrace the latest technology to continue our careers. Start with finding the best social platform for your career needs. If you haven't tried LinkedIn yet, now is the to time to give it a try.