A good Design proposal is always a way to show our customers that we are, as freelancers, professionals. It is also a tool to explain our customers; processes, design development and finally that professional design has a cost. It is our responsibility as designers to help the client understand the
When I studied graphic design, teachers always repeated us that we should justify our designs. Every time we presented a project we had a list of justifications; we were selling the design to the teacher. Why we used certain typography, the colors, the size of the pictures and so on.
Keeping clients happy is a job in itself; happy clients are repeat clients and the key to a successful business and the best way to do it is involving the client in the design process. Let’s face it, nobody likes to be alone in the dark, we want to be
[tweetmeme]One of the most important challenges of being your own boss is to focus long enough on a task until completion. Do not distract and finish your commitments in time, but there are too many distractions; email, banks, projects, etc. For 10 years I have tried different methods, taken courses
[tweetmeme]Keeping clients happy is a job in itself; happy clients are repeat clients and the key to a successful business. You can be the greatest designer in town, but without a little knowledge on keeping your clients smiling, you can fail. Put the client’s needs first, focus on your client’s success.
[tweetmeme]Getting paid is the single most important aspect of being a freelancer, the money we receive for our services is what enables us to keep doing what we do, so make sure that you take your time to do things right. Sooner or later, many of us are faced with
How much should I charge for design? One of the most common questions asked by graphic designers. It is also one of the most difficult to answer. There are so many factors involved that no answer or formula can be applied to all cases. The ideal is to have a