Tag: clients

28
Jul

What is an asshole client – an illustrated guide

We all have them: the asshole client. There’s no getting around it; you’re going to encounter them from time to time working in design. And as much as we’d all like to believe that what goes around comes around, the reality is they don’t get what’s coming. In fact, a recent study surmised that CEOs are four times more likely than the average person to be a psychopath.Continue Reading..

25
Nov

10 reasons why designers and clients will never understand each other

From the most seasoned Creative Director to a Graphic Design graduate all know that creatives and clients don’t always see eye-to-eye. Besides having contrasting roles, their perceptions on colours differences, typeface and image source also vary. While designers might value creative ideas, they’re worth nothing to a client if they don’t make money.Continue Reading..

09
Sep

Ad agency immortalizes funny quotes from a client

Have you had a client that said funny things or asked stupid questions over the course of a project? For example, there are things clients say when wanting cheaper work and their ridiculous demands. A project team at ad agency Strategy Creative in New Zealand has definitely heard some humorous things. While working on a year long project, they were able to collect a series of funny quotes from that client.Continue Reading..

29
Jul
29
Jun

Psychological tricks to get clients to buy your idea

As creatives who have to deal with clients, we all face one difficult and uncomfortable situation in our careers. You already have the project, so this isn’t about convincing them to pick you for the job. This is about guiding the client to accept that your design is perfect and contains everything they want.Continue Reading..

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May
13
Apr

How to charge more for your work

In nearly 10 years in advertising I’ve found pricing jobs for clients can be challenging and sometimes complex. If you’ve finally come to a point in your career where you have more than enough work and a steady stream of clients, you’re probably doing something right. You’re keeping up with client demands and maintaining good quality work, so how do you grow your business? Continue Reading..

29
Feb

This quiz lets you see if you're a match for your client

Good business relationships rarely just happen. The match between Designers and their clients doesn’t always go smoothly once the honeymoon phase is over. The once-anticipated phone calls requesting new creative are now dreaded, and the previously infrequent and brief revision requests are now harsh critiques and redesigns.Continue Reading..

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25
Nov

What to do when a client rejects your designs

You and your team have invested hours into research, insight and come up with a presentation that will blow the client away. When it comes to present the designs, you’re excited to share what you’ve all been working to show. When you’re through, you gauge your audience but don’t see the enthusiasm you were hoping for. The client rejects your designs.Continue Reading..

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