Should You Ever Offer Discounts?
- By: Wes McDowell
- May 6th, 2013
One thing designers constantly hear is to charge what you’re worth, and don’t discount yourself. However, there are times in every designer’s career when it seems like a perfectly reasonable idea to offer a discount. Whether its for a friend or family member, or in an effort to win over a new client, we talk about all the different scenarios you might encounter, and when it is appropriate to offer a discount.
We also answer a few listener questions about convincing potential clients that they shouldn’t hire an amateur, and how to make a seamless transition from a smaller design market to a big one.
Since the subject of designer discounts can be controversial to say the least, if you disagree with us, feel free to comment below. Just keep it respectful please! No eye-gouging or fish-hooking will be tolerated.
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