Top Questions To Help Make Designs That Your Clients Will Love

When dealing with different types of clients you can in the worst case scenario sometimes end up with something that is “wrong”. As clients are very different you should make yourself a list of questions that you make sure to ask them, in order to get the best possible end result.

Client Tactics: Freelance Contract Basics Part 3

As said in part one of this article, contracts are one of the most vital and misunderstood tools of the freelancers arsenal.  In part two of this article we looked at schedules, and I asked if the awesome readers of 1WD would like to see a downloadable sample contract and you all responded.So here in … Continue Reading

Client Tactics: Freelance Contract Basics Part 2

As said in part one of this article, contracts are one of the most vital and misunderstood tools of the freelancers arsenal. Here in the fifth installment of the Client Tactics Series, we will look at schedules in contracts between a freelancer and his clients.

Client Handling:Finding your Client’s Pain Points

In my years of dealing with a variety of different clients, I have noticed one curious trend. It is amazing how many other Web designers have left a bad taste in people’s mouths from previous experiences they’ve had. I think this boils down to two things: lack of experience and lack of awareness. I want … Continue Reading

Client Tactics: Freelance Contract Basics Part 1

In the discussion for one of my other articles here on 1WD, someone asked about contracts and I thought this would be a good time to discuss them. So What’s the easiest way to get burned by a client? Not having a contract. Contracts are one of the most vital and misunderstood tools of the … Continue Reading

Client Tactics: How to Spot a Deadbeat Client

Imagine if  freelancers have x-ray vision or suppose Apple approves a gadget that makes x-ray vision possible, (iVision). If this is possible then freelancers will not have any problem in discerning a potentially great client from a deadbeat one. Sadly freelancers don’t have x-ray vision but, learning how to identify a deadbeat client the old-fashioned … Continue Reading

Client Tactics: Making an Impression on a Client

As designers we have our skills honed; a gorgeous portfolio, well designed business cards, and a vicious social media presence. So what’s missing? Here we will be discussing the preparation for impressing a client. Impressing a client is crucial not only for initial business, but also for repeat business. Impressed clients will brag about their … Continue Reading