My client has been sending content to add to their new website in bulk, all unlabelled and mostly of low resolution. He hadn’t even sent me everything when I got this message:
Client: Oh, by the way, I’ll need the full website with all my products on the online store up in two days.
Me: Unfortunately that’s not possible. Can we just stick to the original timeline?
Client: Oh, Okay. Also, I sent you an email with the photos I want on the front page recently – did you see them?
He sent me dozens of emails with hundreds of photos. They are all unlabelled, and none of them said anything about the front page.
Me: Uh… Let’s deal with that later. For now, do you have your logo and the copy for the site? That’s what I need right away.
Client: No, I haven’t even talked to my logo guy yet. Can you just do it? Also, can you remove someone from these photos? Also, I noticed some creases in pants in one of the photos – can you get rid of those, and also….
Me: (halfway between fight and flight)