4 TYPES OF CLIENTS TO AVOID | CLIENT RED FLAGS!
4 TYPES OF CLIENTS TO AVOID! | CLIENT RED FLAGS
What’s good guys, welcome back to the 86VZNS Design Co-blog, today we’re going to talk about 4 types of clients you should avoid! (RedFlags)!
The indecisive clients, They don’t know what they want, and they don’t have an end date or end goal. YOU SHOULD RUNNNNN AWAYYY as fast as you can, these clients will have you making changes to projects that could’ve been finished months ago. They don’t usually mean to be rude, but they don’t see how time-consuming it is to make THE SAME changes to a project constantly! These clients usually can be reasonable when you explain what’s happening, but I typically try to avoid them at all costs.
Inconsiderate clients, don’t appreciate or respect your time. They definitely don’t respect your creativity, don’t settle for these clients. These clients usually sound too good to be true. They are willing to pay in full and start off amazing with communication. But then you get one of those late-night text emails or texts that turns the entire project around. They’ve started overthinking the project and now want to start from scratch. Meanwhile, you’ve already been working on this thing for weeks!
Mr & Mrs. Inconsistent, They pop in and out of projects ruining your workflow, don’t explain why or apologize. These are hard to work with because as an artist you have to get into a rhythm to create, with these guys it’s impossible because of the inconsistency and lack of awareness on their part. Also, These clients are the hardest to get paid from, they will take their sweet time paying you. Meanwhile, your bills are calling your name lol You can’t really avoid them, because you can’t see them until after they’ve paid and you’ve spent months on the project. Just make sure to limit the number of projects you work on with them.
THE NITPICKERS (THE WORST) You can usually weed these types of clients out in the very beginning during the discovery call or after you present the contract & invoice. They will start off asking for minor changes, or constantly questioning everything that you’ve presented to them. As soon as they present this side of themselves, you should politely let them know that you don’t think you two would be a good fit for this project and keep it moving. It’s not worth the headache!
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