After designing and maintaining his website for a year, a client fired me from the gig, then asked me to teach his secretary — who he said was “learning HTML from her boyfriend” — what to do. Obviously the client mucked up the transition/exit step sequence; told him I’d send her all the server’s access [...]
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This exchange happened fairly recently. CLIENT: I need a website. I have a thriving network marketing business and obviously the World Wide Web should help me grow even more! MY BRAIN: MLM? Oh crap. MY MOUTH: OK. Want me to write your content too, or would you prefer to provide all that? CLIENT: Why does [...]
I specialize in building websites and blogs for the Christian community (churches, non-profits, etc.). After sending a bunch of emails back and forth, probably an hour on a proposal and maybe 30 minutes or so chatting on the phone, this client was ready to sign. We had just scheduled a face-to-face at their office and [...]
I was doing some consulting for a mid-sized company. I mapped out and spec’d an ecommerce site and squared the graphics and design elements away, and the client asked me to refer Web developers/programmers to implement the specs. I had a casual friend who had an unrelated day job, but looked like had some skills [...]