A prospective client
called recently after being referred by another client. She was starting a new
business as a certified etiquette coach; you know, politeness,
consideration, and the like.
Client: I know
better than to use a crowdsourcing site. What’s your fee?
Me: Here is what
I normally charge small businesses for logos; additional work to the creation
of the logo would require additional fees.
She was silent for a
Client: I wasn’t
expecting to pay that much. Let me talk to my husband first and I’ll get back
Predictably, she never
got back to me. How’s that for etiquette?