11 ways graphic designers can avoid client problems
July 30, 2020
Today we talk about our top 11 tips to make sure your clients feel safe and secure in your process while allowing you to feel in control and empowered.
Working with a client on their vision is the ultimate creative collaboration—and if you are lucky enough and if your systems are strong enough—you’ll have client relationships that will last decades.
The perfect client relationship is a combination of mutual like, respect and trust. The key ingredient pulling it all together is healthy boundaries! Love them or hate them, boundaries are a necessity. Boundaries eliminate angst, anxiety and chaos—keeping you sane and allowing you to get on with the juicy creative process and ultimately making money.
Whenever there’s a problem in a graphic design business—whether it’s directly to do with clients or not—like money flowing in consistently, getting paid on time, or clients not liking what you’ve created—there’s usually a system flaw somewhere in your business.
We take a close look at the key 11 areas to look at if you have ongoing client issues.