I’m trying to set up a phone conference with a client whose website I’m designing. I had sent him an email with my availability the day before. Note: I have a part time day job that I do my freelance work around.
Client: I need you to call me tomorrow at noon so we can go over more website details.
Me: Unfortunately, as I mentioned, I’m unavailable at that time tomorrow. How about 5pm? Or I’ll be available all day Thursday.
Client: No. None of that will do. Tomorrow at noon.
Me: Unfortunately, that is outside of my posted office hours, which I sent to you on Monday. You could always email me your requests, and I can contact you about them on Thursday?
Client: I don’t want to contact you on Thursday!
Me: Can I ask why Thursday won’t work for you?
Client: Because I don’t want to have to call you outside of my normal office hours!