Ever had a client say they don't have a design budget (but they know when the fee is too high)? Here's how to ask about it in a way that gets you real answers.
Pricing design work can be a challenge when clients approach you with a "small job." Here's how to respond.
Every designer, rather in-house or entrepreneur, benefits from establishing positive client relationships – this is a no-brainer. Actually initiating that rapport is where it gets tricky. Design entrepreneur Shari Schwartz has lived through the process of building and sustaining a client base, and she shares her learning lessons in the course, How to Develop...
"Word of mouth" isn't a marketing strategy. Leverage your talents and your expertise instead.
Here’s a roundup of the “best of the worst” client responses and some tips on how to deal with difficult clients while preserving your sanity.
A successful design project relies on a strong partnership between consultant and client—and that doesn’t come by happenstance. Stephanie Simpson of argodesign shares tips for how to build strong client relationships.
Pitching new clients is an intimidating—but crucial—part of the design game. That’s why you need a play-by-play game plan for making your next design pitch the clincher.
Design professionals get all sorts of feedback from clients—helpful and otherwise. Here's why you should give creative feedback to clients too.
So your client hasn't paid. Don't panic! Ted Leonhardt offers essential tips for dealing with unpaid invoices from design clients.
Erin Sanchez explores the benefits and drawbacks of working with startup clients.