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Learn how to communicate with design clients, set clear expectations, negotiate fees and deadlines, and handle feedback.

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Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill?

Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill?

We talk about the most common reasons why web design projects come to a halt, and get tips to avoid delays and maintain momentum.

Clients Are Demanding More Web Design Freedom

Clients Are Demanding More Web Design Freedom

Strategies for giving clients more control and flexibility in web design projects, ensuring satisfaction and creativity.

Waking Up the Taste Buds of Your Design Clients

Waking Up the Taste Buds of Your Design Clients

One of the hallmarks of a top chef is his or her ability to do interesting takes on food combinations that, at first glance, seem like they wouldn’t go together…

How to Educate Clients About the True Value of Your Services as a Designer

How to Educate Clients About the True Value of Your Services as a Designer

Understand how to communicate the true value of your design services to clients, enhancing appreciation and compensation.

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Design Clients

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Design Clients

As a creative professional, you need to know what you are capable of by creating new opportunities, and not be afraid of eliminating what’s not working.

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

Tips for effectively meeting client needs without compromising your standards or creativity in the design process.

Dealing with Terrible Business Ideas from Your Clients

Dealing with Terrible Business Ideas from Your Clients

Knowing how to spot a bad business idea or tell when a particular business relationship looks rickety is an important skill every designer should learn.

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

We offer advice on what all you young designers out there can do to get in on the more exciting and high-paying projects in the design industry.

How to Work With Both Good & Bad Design Clients

How to Work With Both Good & Bad Design Clients

We offer advice on how to determine which freelance design clients are good and which ones aren’t before you begin to work with them.

The Types of Freelance Design Clients You Should Avoid

The Types of Freelance Design Clients You Should Avoid

Learn how the right clients will respect your time and expertise, and will be realistic and professional in their expectations.

How to Calm Down a Panicky Design Client

How to Calm Down a Panicky Design Client

We discuss panicky clients and cover methods that will not only de-escalate their panic but also bring them around to your point of view.

How to Deal With Overly Opinionated Design Clients

How to Deal With Overly Opinionated Design Clients