1. Patrons of the creative work of a person or company for a specific project or need. 2. A source of funding, feedback, and (often) frustration.
When a new visitor lands on your website, what's their first impression? Do they know you mean business?
By Mark McGuinness
Designer Scott Wilson raised almost $1 million on Kickstarter - and that was just a side project. We talk clients, confidence, connecting the dots, and finding opportunities.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
Great advisors can make or break your business. We chat with a handful of thought leaders about how to find (and manage) your advisory dream team.
By Scott Belsky
We're constantly telling ourselves, or being told, that we must be better listeners. But how do we DO it? Six steps for better listening and less miscommunication.
By Scott McDowell
Is it possible to over-communicate with your clients? Not according to Frog Design's Doreen Lorenzo. Read on for essential insights on client management…
These days the “office” is anywhere you can plug in. It’s empowering, but it also means we must cultivate a new set of self-management skills to succeed.
“Ignore the design brief. Treat your clients like friends. Go bike riding.” Playful Dutch designers Lernert & Sander offer us some unorthodox wisdom.
By Elizabeth McDonald
Love your limitations, remind your clients why they hired you, and take your damn headphones off. Tips from the COO of Richard Meier architects.
Negotiations set the tone for every relationship. When embarking on a new creative partnership, consider the “fairness” strategy.