Tag: clients

23
Feb

5 tips to attract clients with your LinkedIn profile

When a company is looking to hire you to their team, they often vet you online first. During this cyber investigation, your LinkedIn profile will typically show up in the first three to five results. You now have the opportunity to control what they find about you. And if that person is a potential client, you need an eye-catching profile to draw their attention.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Jul

Illustrated charts visualize what an asshole client is

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

29
Jul

People react to ridiculous client demands

We’ve all had them at one time or another. No, not the clap; I’m talking about the ridiculous client demands. Terrible clients come in all shapes, but in the following video, it comes in form of suit-wearing businessman called ‘Matt’.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
May

5 things clients want to see on your portfolio

A full thought out and cleanly designed portfolio is not only vital to showcase your artistic talents, but it also creates the first impression that a potential client will have of you.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

10
Feb

Things that designers do to annoy their clients

The relationship between designers and clients is a delicate one, which sometimes results in frustrating situations for both parties. I’ve posted a lot on the side of the designer, like things clients say when wanting cheaper work or the funny little lies that designers tell their clients.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

22
Dec

Agency turns bad ideas into gifts for clients

Everyone has bad ideas from time to time, but advertising agency Wax has brilliantly turned garbage into creative gold this Christmas. They’re recycling their bad ideas into cool little tree ornaments to give as presents to their clients.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

11
Dec

Humorous charts explain the life of a designer

Some things only a designer can relate to, such as the funny little lies they tell their clients or the ridiculous demands made by unbelievable clients in the industry. Due dates, specs, clients, and all sorts of little issues make every single day a challenge — yet other people somehow believe that we just colour for a living.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.