When clients stipulate "I want to change it myself"... what do you tell them?

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by leroy30, Mar 2, 2011.

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  1. Mug

    Mug New Member

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    Hey Leroy,

    I know what you are going through. My business partner sent me this link: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000356.html

    I put the advice into practice and it really does work. The client agreed to the website design and is currently sorting out the smaller things.

    I hope that helps.

    Tom
     
  2. computerGeek

    computerGeek Banned

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    well, in my imho.. .i guess this can be settled before the anything being done has already been put into an agreement.. .its not an easy task for a custom web designer to just whip out the magic wand and do what the client wants.. .
     
  3. DeatosLabs

    DeatosLabs New Member

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    If the budget fits, then a cms/custom solution should definitely be considered for these types of clients.

    Hiring someone to make you a website that you want to be able to change requires you to put that in the initial assessment.

    You dont hire an electrician to install a light without a lightswitch. And you dont expect the electrician to install the lightswitch without being paid for it because you didnt realize you needed it beforehand.

     

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