Tag: business

65 How to handle client requests to violate copyrights? 2014-01-31T16:08:25.057

51 Selling a logo to a business who did not ask for one 2016-03-16T02:59:23.943

48 What should I do if a potential client claims my pricing is too high? 2013-12-20T08:18:59.263

43 Is it frowned upon as a designer if you don't use "top" software? 2014-10-08T11:16:15.030

43 Is the use of a QR code worth the space it requires? 2015-07-29T11:34:41.197

42 What price should I charge for design services? 2011-02-16T18:04:03.780

37 How do you explain the value of native files to an uneducated client? 2013-09-18T19:13:16.810

36 Should web designers make a free mockup? 2011-04-15T12:00:32.777

33 How do you deal with clients who bash your designs? 2014-12-23T10:43:18.040

32 How long are designers expected to keep client files? 2018-03-04T23:12:52.277

30 First client's partner demands free website redesign, wants deposit returned - moral dilemma 2016-02-09T09:58:06.627

28 What do I do when I quote a price for a design but the client keeps asking for revisions and redesigns? 2012-02-03T14:14:32.860

25 Are there any tangible benefits to becoming an Adobe Certified Expert? 2013-07-31T04:26:30.577

24 How do you charge for extra non-design related services? 2015-07-13T13:52:00.730

24 How do I treat requests for work for causes that go against my personal principles? 2015-09-14T16:10:50.680

24 How can I protect my job from a client publishing it elsewhere? 2015-10-23T03:07:52.597

22 Repeat client is suddenly demanding intellectual property rights! 2013-01-11T21:59:46.433

21 Who is responsible for text mistakes in a print project? 2015-05-10T23:46:38.490

21 Client asking for design suggestions 2015-07-23T23:54:12.030

20 Charging an Intellectual Property transfer fee for design work 2012-07-18T03:58:03.960

20 What do I do if I don't own the client's brand font? 2015-09-08T23:24:20.360

20 How do you convince a client that work is 100 percent original? 2016-04-26T14:07:55.310

18 How can I legally design something which looks like US currency notes? 2014-09-25T08:06:41.807

17 How do you manage samples of physical design projects? 2013-10-07T21:33:25.443

16 Why are there no animated album covers? 2017-05-02T13:14:34.887

15 Clients always think they are a better designer than I am. 2011-04-04T14:06:16.627

15 Offline billing software for freelancers 2014-02-19T15:15:19.827

15 How should I handle a client when they ask for my opinion about another designer's work? 2014-05-23T10:37:21.623

15 Should I ask for payment for my logo and website design when I delivered them late? 2014-06-03T05:45:51.337

14 Should I mention rush fees in my quote? 2014-07-16T21:17:57.163

13 As a graphic designer, should I use my personal name or create a business name/branding? 2015-08-27T04:02:08.660

12 What’s the difference between an art director and a creative director? 2013-04-04T13:30:45.000

12 How can I work with a client that doesn't know what they want? 2014-08-04T22:29:08.987

11 Are logo design contests considered "spec" work and what are the pros and cons of participating as a designer? 2011-05-13T21:04:32.600

11 What should be in a job contract? 2012-02-03T18:09:36.467

11 Which is a better design pricing model? 2013-05-21T17:52:01.820

11 How should a designer communicate price is negotiable to a client? 2014-03-13T20:04:21.223

10 How do I know when I'm ready to start doing professional work? 2013-12-21T16:27:56.267

10 Should graphic artists be scared at all about anyone stealing their artworks? 2015-04-14T13:18:49.733

10 Best practices for client presentation when not face to face 2015-05-07T18:32:34.397

10 How do I earn more as remote freelance Graphic Designer? 2015-07-13T12:19:32.687

10 What to do when a client is not managing the project and costing you time / money 2015-07-17T13:21:29.297

10 Billing clients for resource expenses 2016-03-09T21:44:22.520

9 What is "standard markup" for purchases which need to be passed on to the client? 2012-02-15T19:24:16.687

9 How to handle a client who only wants to purchase stock images from my design mockup, instead of my design? 2012-03-05T19:16:38.347

9 Is QuarkXpress still relevant? 2013-01-13T23:16:24.933

9 Flat Rate vs. Hourly: Fast work = lower pay? 2013-09-13T14:46:49.173

9 How to give back as a designer? 2013-12-20T02:11:59.990

9 How to manage working for friends or family 2015-10-26T16:21:08.613

9 Graphic/Web Designers - Offering a monthly retainer? 2016-01-30T13:34:47.410

9 How to work out a publication working file release fee? 2016-04-05T05:43:45.967

9 What kind of goals would come out of a rebrand? 2017-05-08T11:52:21.700

9 What is the rationale and market value for designing a new font face? 2017-05-30T14:47:40.593

8 What are some good ways to gain practical experience to add to my portfolio? 2012-04-29T22:58:27.897

8 What can a designer do if a client claims that the work delivered is unacceptable and refuses to pay? 2014-07-01T23:15:20.893

8 How to request vector source files after a job is complete? 2015-04-20T19:37:10.043

8 Who owns authorship when an employee makes a design for their employer? 2015-06-18T15:23:21.160

8 Are portfolios overrated? 2015-08-28T22:34:30.630

8 Buying a logo from a graphic designer: who owns the copyright? 2016-02-08T22:20:44.557

8 The graphic design theory behind the landing page 2016-11-28T01:31:48.700

7 Who owns the design? 2011-04-17T17:58:27.973

7 How should a designer handle the request to repurpose a design? 2013-08-30T22:54:43.803

7 'This page is under construction' message or no page at all? 2014-09-29T02:51:10.513

7 If/When to stop asking a client for clarification and just design 2015-05-12T17:00:47.460

7 How to appropriately charge a client for past resources? 2015-07-29T22:22:24.553

7 Should design briefs and mood boards be used with every client or just larger ones? 2017-04-20T13:13:55.177

6 What is a portfolio, and what should it consist of? 2011-02-10T18:44:59.580

6 Advice on re-quoting a client for a freelance project 2011-02-11T22:49:48.983

6 Concept Design and Card Art freelancing prices 2013-12-18T07:08:25.733

6 How to use value-based pricing for design projects? 2014-04-10T10:18:13.417

6 How can I hire a manga artist, and what are the general cost factors associated with producing a comic? 2014-07-09T18:25:05.563

6 How do graphic designers backup all tools? 2014-12-18T17:27:28.323

6 How to tell my boss his webdesign attempts are bad/hopeless? 2015-02-27T19:18:12.480

6 Is it ethical to make derivations (adaptations) of an external agency's work as an in-house designer? 2016-04-04T12:03:20.407

6 I have a client who keeps asking for quotations but never follows through 2016-07-01T09:36:45.503

6 Reaching out to previous agency's former client 2017-02-03T16:44:28.047

6 How can I use data to drive my decisions as a commercial artist working for a client? 2018-02-23T15:21:02.080

5 Is NDA necessary for this? 2013-02-11T17:16:13.983

5 What are the essential must-read magazines for the design industry? (UK) 2013-08-22T15:36:47.533

5 Would moving away from urban areas affect client acquisition for a freelance designer? 2014-05-26T11:59:31.880

5 Critique: Military Veteran Themed Business Card Design 2014-06-17T13:49:28.887

5 What Adobe License do I need as an Individual that sells designs? 2014-06-19T15:28:34.443

5 Usage fees / royalties for re-purposing an existing illustration 2015-04-21T18:17:18.157

5 Is it legal for a company to request the rights (and much more) to the artworks I created in order to apply to a job/internship? 2015-05-12T23:44:28.510

5 How do you create product mock-ups? 2017-05-09T19:13:13.097

5 Should I increase the price for a recurring client? 2018-01-30T18:26:03.753

5 How can I use data to drive my design decisions as an artistic designer? 2018-02-23T15:18:13.993

4 What does "Great typography skills" mean in the context of a job requirement for a web developer position? 2011-03-27T16:42:06.460

4 Is it legal to make a vector of another companies product? 2012-12-01T18:20:38.107

4 How to sell a design to a company? 2013-08-09T18:45:28.530

4 What is the right way to ensure design you really want? 2014-09-04T08:51:16.657

4 How to handle freelance designers that fail to meet expectations? 2014-12-19T16:38:00.133

4 Is it permissible to hire another freelancer to take over my client's work? 2015-01-19T20:19:51.147

4 Pros and cons of running a freelance design business from home 2016-05-15T06:12:10.123

4 How can one ensure that the style guide is maintained and used? 2016-06-24T16:34:16.087

4 Is it important for a catalog cover to be left with little copy? 2016-09-21T15:24:35.400

3 Is a resumé/CV required for a freelancer? 2013-12-28T04:43:09.530

3 Is there benefit to old-world, analog, customer appreciation? 2014-05-13T16:32:19.137

3 Is a poorly designed website better than no website for a commercial enterprise? 2015-01-21T22:58:02.160