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A behind-the-scenes look at how I work with design clients

A behind-the-scenes look at how I work with design clients

Can you identify with any of these scenarios? Projects get delayed months because clients are slow to provide content. Clients don’t thoroughly read your communication or are confused about what’s coming next. The only progress you make is by reacting to drama rather than following a plan. The key to happier clients and smoother projects… Read More »

What do feedback objections really mean?

What do feedback objections really mean?

Have you ever stopped to consider how a website project feels from the client’s perspective? As I write this, I’m currently in the process of revising my own site to reflect the growth in my business. Interesting how this kind of process can make even established business owners feel. My website is more than an… Read More »

Why one primary marketing method is all you need

Why one primary marketing method is all you need

Recently, I talked to a client about marketing tactics. She told me about using a few quiet moments on the weekend to schedule social media posts and expressed her frustration because she had not written a blog post in weeks. She talked about spending hours driving to and from an in-person networking meeting and about… Read More »

How to get clients when you are just starting out

How to get clients when you are just starting out

Starting a new business is a huge accomplishment. The beginning can also a hard place to be when the clients don’t come as easy as you’d hoped. I’ve been in this “new” place quite a few times. Over the years, I’ve owned a few different businesses and rebranded my own design studio biz twice since… Read More »

How to structure an effective initial consult call

How to structure an effective initial consult call

Initial consult calls are an opportunity to talk candidly with a potential client. These are not be confused with already-committed-to-the-project strategy calls. In my scheduler I actually call them a “Let’s Talk” call. This tends to remove the pressure to perform or land the job (you still want to put your best foot forward). My… Read More »

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