I was working on a large website for a client in April, 2013. At the end of the month, he moved the launch date up two weeks.
I told him that I will do my best to accommodate the change, but that I’ll need the content as soon as possible to do so. A week goes by with no response. I reach out again, asking for the content. Again, no reply.
I regularly reach out to no response, until, two weeks after the proposed launch date, he explains that they’re “busy” and they don’t have the time to develop the content.
After six months, I stop pestering him.
In May, 2014, this client (with no warning) starts sending the content, with the last of it arriving on a Friday. On Saturday, he sent the following:
Client: Just touching base to make sure we can launch by early Monday morning. Maybe a trial run Sunday night? As always, thanks for your help. Don’t know what we’d do without you.