Posts Tagged ‘clients’

How to get clients (and make your dreams come true)

This guest article was written by Adam Clark of Bottlerocket and our interactive developer at Brian Hoff Design. Give him a warm “hello” on Twitter while you’re at it. Ok, so I don’t really know how to make all your dreams come true. Neither do I know much about getting clients. However, I have had some success [...]

Learning to say No to bad ideas

Recently I found myself out with a less experienced (in terms of running their own small business) designer asking questions over a few drinks the other night of which included “how do you keep your sanity with clients dictating your work?” Fortunately lately I have not had much of a problem since passion, understanding, knowledge, [...]

Warning signs of a troublesome client

Every so often I receive an email from other independent designers asking advice on how to solve a problem they are experiencing with a troublesome client. Questions typically range from “the client will not pay; what should I do?” to “the client keeps asking for more and more revisions; how should I handle this?” While [...]

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About Brian Hoff: Designer, Writer and Speaker

I’m a graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York who loves creating compelling and useful websites and memorable interactions across the web. When I’m not designing I can be found writing, speaking and occasionally part-time teaching at colleges — all on the subject of design. I started this blog to share my passion and experiences with designers and clients. I'm most active on Twitter; say hello: