How do you get Dribbble invite?

almost 7 years ago from , Freelancer


Just wondering how do other people get invites to Dribbble. I've replying to invite contests for several months in a row, but no luck at all.

My portfolio for reference: https://antongudkov.com/portfolio/

Any ideas?


  • Jake wetton, almost 7 years ago

    Normally people save them for swaps or favours! I know I had one and swapped for a producthunt invite.

    I wouldn't go round advertising this but it certainly helps!

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  • Account deleted almost 7 years ago

    Maybe people are put off by the large pop up on your website?

    Seriously though, just ask around on design boards and on dribbble.

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  • Bob Orchard, almost 7 years ago (edited almost 7 years ago )

    Hey Anton!

    I, too, was in the same boat as you. I found that if I signed up as a business and paid that fee I would get a personal account by extension. I used that to get my account and post a few things (when I am able to).

    I know it isn't cheap, but it is a way in if you want to take that step.

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  • Andreas Ubbe Dall, almost 7 years ago

    Dribbble started hiding away the amount of invites you have, so I honestly just kinda forgot about it. I just found out I have 6 invites available, so if anybody wants to tweet me their portfolio or something, I'll gladly take a look.

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  • Roman DavydkoRoman Davydko, almost 7 years ago

    Nice animations! Hope to see some nicely crafted shots from you soon. Enjoy your Dribbble play (:

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  • Igor Leygerman, almost 7 years ago

    When I have invites, and dribbble usually gives out 2 at a time.. I actually ask designers to email me their work... and yes I actually review all 70-80 portfolios that come in and pick 2. It isn't easy work but hey I know people really want to be on dribbble. I do find it mind blowing how people will send 1 attachment of a portfolio item. I also find it mind blowing how rude some people are in the way they ask for an invite and / or beg for it.

    Keep sending out your portfolio and hopefully you will get picked. I've seriously looked through about 80 portfolios last time and had to pick 2... it is super hard to pick just 2.

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    • Parvez SParvez S, over 5 years ago

      This seems like a lot of unnecessary hard work for something like Dribbble. Why review 70-80 portfolios and waste your time? It's not like you're hiring them. Few months ago I asked someone for an invite and he gave it to me without even looking at my work. He didn't even ask.

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  • Jamie Dickinson, almost 7 years ago

    I signed up to Dribbble to follow some designers and a few hours later a complete stranger just sent me an invite. I'm not sure if this happens often, but I've never heard of anyone else getting an invite this way.

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  • Yohul CYohul C, almost 7 years ago

    I'm just as flummoxed as you are, my friend. Replying to contests doesnt seem to help at all, so sending my work/portfolio to designers all over seems to be a lesson in futility.

    No idea how one gets to post on there.

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