by Sacha Greif
I was pretty proud when I netted my first clients as a freelancer. Wow! Someone is actually willing to give me their money and have me design their site? I was ecstatic that someone had picked me out of all the talented designers out there.
But my joy didn’t last very long.
The projects were underfunded and the clients always asked for more, so I ended up designing and coding entire sites for about half the cost of what I currently make.
The logos were a mess, but I couldn’t change them because my clients liked them or already built an (unremarkable) brand around them.
And the products themselves were fairly boring and not innovative in any way. But it paid the bills (barely) at the time, and I didn’t have much experience in these things.
Don’t get me wrong, being flexible, open-minded, and being a “team player” is great.
But in retrospect, I wish I had taken a stand at some of the things I decided to tolerate. Here are 6 things I pledge not to accept anymore. Seguir leyendo “Drawing the Line: 6 Things You Shouldn’t Tolerate in Projects”