The following is exerted from the MB Web Design Blog:
#2 – “Just one more small change…”
Though it seems trivial to “change everything from red to orange,” you might have to change a PSD or PNG file, export all the slices, modify the stylesheet, modify some other details to complement the new colour… the list goes on. Only for the client to say “nah, I don’t like the orange. Make it red again.”
In his blog entry, Nightmare Web Design Clients, the author, Mathew Browne, describes many of the most common mistakes made by web design clients and how these mistakes impact their designer.
I have only been working in freelance design for about a year-and-a-half, but I’ve been working in the design industry for nearly thirteen years. While some of the specifics do change the ultimate facts are the same:
- One can never charge enough for the amount of work that ultimately goes into any creative endeavor and truly feel financially rewarded.
- In the end, your client is your customer and customers are always right–even when they’re wrong.