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…

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…

10 differences between designers and clients

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…

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…

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’.

Psychological tips and 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…

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.

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…

Are you and your client a perfect match? Take the quiz to find out

What do you look for on a date that makes you want to continue seeing that person? Do you want to feel a connection, a hint of shared interests, an ability to clearly communicate? The principle is the same when looking for a client: will…

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…

Ad agency takes bad ideas, turns them into gifts to clients

When it comes to defining a problem, creating as many solutions as possible often leads to a few bad ideas. And while creativity is a trial-and-error process, sometimes good ideas come from the bad. At least, that’s what advertising agency Wax has discovered by brilliantly…

Humorous charts explain the life of a designer

Creative Market has come up with a series of 10 funny charts. Reflecting the life of a designer, these charts show what really happening.
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