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Infographic: 10 Effective Ways To Drive Your Client Mad

Posted on September 6, 2017

Category: Client's psychology, Clients and Designers, Communication, Infographics

Here are 10 effective ways to drive your client mad. Try not to follow them if you don’t want to scare all your clients away. Share this creative infographic so that your friends will never make such mistakes in their communication with a client. Stay with DesignContest: we’ve got a lot of useful things to share with you.

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Clients & Designers: How To Fall In Love With Each Other

Clients & Designers: How To Fall In Love With Each Other

Posted on August 7, 2017

Category: Chatting with designer, Client's psychology, Clients and Designers, Communication

What is the main difference between design and art? At the time when art asks questions, design offers solutions. Thus, a communication is crucial when it comes to designs. You cannot solve a task if you don’t clearly understand what it is about.

For freelance designers, this point is far more important than for in-house designers. If you are a freelance designer, you should combine both the features of a project manager and an executor. At first, when you’re not quite good at communicating with clients, you may think that people who surround you are complete idiots who don’t appreciate your divine gift. With some time passing by, you begin to realize that there are not so many inadequate clients; the existing ones could be easily detected with a help of a single conversation. Communication skills turn out to be vital for freelance designers because they help them to earn a sufficient income and get better projects.

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10 Tips For A Successful Visual Communication

Posted on June 13, 2017

Category: Clients and Designers, Communication, Creativity, Infographics, Tips, Web Design

Even the best design practices cannot do without an effective visual communication that persuades clients to go for the designs you offer. Which is why you need to make sure that the design you offer is visualized and clear for your clients’ understanding. A creative infographic by DesignContest will help you to make your design successful in terms of its presentation to your clients. Follow these 10 easy steps and the effect won’t make you wait.

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A Practical Tool Of Applied Imagination SQVID And How It Helps Design

A Practical Tool Of Applied Imagination SQVID And How It Helps Design

Posted on May 25, 2017

Category: Clients and Designers, Communication, Tips, Tools

Sometimes, the best solutions are the simplest and the most obvious ones. In terms of web design, “obvious” refers to the phenomenon of visualization. The best way to communicate with your client and to explain your ideas is hidden in The Back Of The Napkin. Except for being a stunning metaphor, The Back Of The Napkin is also a book written by Dan Roam. It is devoted to the problem of visualization and selling ideas with pictures and gives a reasonable solution in the form of SQVID – a practical tool of applied imagination.

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Interview With Designers: Creating Logos For Kids

Interview With Designers: Creating Logos For Kids

Posted on May 19, 2017

Category: Chatting with designer, Clients and Designers, Communication, Creativity, Designing, Inspiration, Interview with designer

A logo creation is an extremely difficult process that takes lots of your efforts. Different logos are connected by a common feature: their audience. Thus, there are some logos that turn to be really special not because of their content but because of their audience. These are logos aimed at kids. (more…)

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