ARTICLE SUMMARY: Whether you’re a freelance or company designer one of your biggest challenges is to figure out what your client really wants. It’s no easy task.
What’s even worse is when your client doesn’t even know what he wants. They may have an inkling or some vague idea of what they want, but that’s it. It’s very frustrating, and if that doesn’t make you pull your hair out nothing will.
“Determining the Real Wants of Your Client” by Andra Postolache will help you keep your hair a little longer by moving the discovery process along using these suggestions
- Create a List
- Supply Examples
- Keep Clients Updated
There are times we need to take our clients by the hand and guide them along in a professional manner to determine what the real problem is that we are trying to solve for them.
For designers time is money, especially if you bill by the job and not the hour, talk about a major potential time waster, this is high up there on the list.
As designers it is our job to solve our clients problems as quickly as possible, this article will help you do that.
This is well worth the read, especially if your just starting out in the business.
Let us know what you think in the comments.
by Andra Postolache will help you keep your hair a little longer by moving the discovery process along using these suggestions