For those who are starting to work as a freelance designer, almost always this question pops up: How much should I charge for a logo design? If there is one thing that is quite hard to put a price to – it is creative outputs. There is really no set value, and the prices vary […]
The career of the graphics designer is an endless adventure through the would of creativity. The designer’s job is not only related to creating compelling products but to also create a connection between the brand and the customers through visual elements. Standing out in an industry overflown with competition is a difficult challenge lots of talented […]
I always love to find personal sites that reference a photo of the person. It gives visitors a better look into who they are. Some creatives may be uncomfortable with this, while others simply adore the spotlight. Either way it is a wonderful design idea for Internet-based portfolios. If you also like this idea then […]
Freelance job boards were not so common looking back 5 or 6 years. But nowadays modern businesses are more willing to work with each other and hire freelancers from anywhere in the world. This is great news for people who work online because the options are practically endless. But what about new webmasters who are […]
Over the past week we have launched a new job board for SpyreStudios. This is the perfect bulletin board for marketing any freelance work or full-time job opportunities. Since Spyre attracts such a broad audience we can incorporate many different topics including layout design, graphics/icons, web development, and Internet Marketing. If you check out the […]
You’ve probably heard about them. Clients who won’t pay. Clients who treat freelancers poorly. Clients who pile on more work than the freelancer agreed to.
You may have even had the misfortune of working for one yourself. It’s not uncommon for freelance designers to wind up working for a scammer or a bad client.
Some freelance designers view this as an inevitable part of freelancing, but I say that you can keep many scammers and bad clients out of your freelancing business if you take the proper precautions.
In this post, I’ll share a checklist to help you identify scammers and bad clients. If you enjoyed this post, you may also like Is That Client Legit or Just a Tire Kicker?