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Design Clients

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

Why You Should Simplify Your Designs for the Smartest User

Why You Should Simplify Your Designs for the Smartest User

We talk about simplifying your designs using the Pareto Principle to ensure that you make the best possible decisions for your clients.

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

Clients have big ideas for their websites, but we may not share the same enthusiasm. We discuss how to handle clients with those outsized expectations.

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.

What Your Clients Need to Know About a Website Redesign

What Your Clients Need to Know About a Website Redesign

What should your clients know about redesigning their website? We take a look at some of the most important concepts.

How to Stop Getting Burned by Your Design Clients

How to Stop Getting Burned by Your Design Clients

It seems like every designer has a horror story or two (or seventeen) about getting ripped off by a client who refuses to pay. Once it happens, there’s not too…

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients

Learn effective strategies to boost your revenue from existing web design clients, including upselling, cross-selling, and offering additional services.

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

Okay, freelance designers. Stop me if you’ve heard this one: you’re working on a project for a client, and all of a sudden there’s a discrepancy with your payment. Perhaps…

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

If you’ve ever purchased organic food from a grocery store or farmer’s market, you know that it can be, well, pricey. Some people report as much as a 300% increase…

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 Stop Design Clients Making Too Many UX Decisions

How to Stop Design Clients Making Too Many UX Decisions