Client: Could you
please update my website’s design? I also need an easier way to add content.
Me: No problem, I
just need access to your old site’s FTP server and high res pictures for use on
Two weeks pass without
Me: Hey, I still
need that info. In the meantime, should I design a mock-up for your approval?
I present a design for
the website. It is turned down. I redesign it according to their criticisms and
even design a backend CMS.
Client: The CMS
is good, but the design has no “POP.” Look at my old site – the pictures really
draw you in.
Me: Well, I didn’t
add any pictures because you didn’t send me any. Also, I wanted an okay on the
basic design before incorporating any of your content.
the other thing! There’s no content in your design! I really don’t see why
yours would be any better than what I have now.
For the record, his
website was a Joomla template from 2006.
I am no longer working
with this client.