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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 It Takes Commitment to Work with Clients

Why It Takes Commitment to Work with Clients

It’s crucial that we as web designers not only focus on a project’s outcome, but on our relationships with clients as well.

Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client

Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client

There has been a lot of change in client attitudes and expectations over the years. We take a closer look at some of the common themes.

How to Find Out What a Web Design Client Really Needs

How to Find Out What a Web Design Client Really Needs

Do you have a client that doesn’t know the process of developing a website? There are some things you can do to help them.

The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

Creating an effective pricing structure for your freelance web design business can be challenging. Ideally, you’ll want to strike a balance between making a decent living and providing value. This…

What to Look For in Maintenance-Only Clients

What to Look For in Maintenance-Only Clients

Are you looking for maintenance-only web design clients? Here are some things to consider, along with how to determine your business goals.

How to Find Your Comfort Zone with Design Clients

How to Find Your Comfort Zone with Design Clients

I’ve learned some valuable lessons about gaining confidence with clients. Read this for some tips you can use in your day-to-day interactions.

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers

So many problems can be prevented by avoiding lazy practices. By weighing the potential consequences of a web project could save us from many issues.

Web Design When a Logo Is Your Only Brand Asset

Web Design When a Logo Is Your Only Brand Asset

Smaller organizations and clients may only have a basic logo and no other brand assets. But is that enough to build a web design around?

At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

Focussing too much on the design of a project can be done to death – or at least to the detriment of a project. We outline a few situations where the process can get in the way.

How ‘Lazy’ Price Estimates Can Cost Freelancers

How ‘Lazy’ Price Estimates Can Cost Freelancers

In an effort to help freelance designers, we explore how you can more accurately estimate costs and fill clients in on the details.

Avoiding Design by Committee

Avoiding Design by Committee

Most people have an idea of the perfect solution to their design problem. The downside is that so does everyone else with the same problem.

The Importance of Diversifying Your Client Roster

The Importance of Diversifying Your Client Roster