Editor’s Note: This post was written by Egle Karalyte, strategist and designpreneur. Together with her team, Egle is creating a design briefing tool for designers – My Visual Brief, with a mission to help designers communicate more effectively with their clients. She has also founded a strategic design agency InfinVision in Paris, France and has been […]
That’s because they don’t understand how building healthy long-term business relationships fits into their marketing plan. In the eyes of some freelance designers, a contact is either an immediate prospect or they are not worth pursuing. Often, this means they miss a lot of business opportunities.
In this post, I’ll discuss the importance of building relationships and what it can mean for a freelance designer. I’ll explain why long-term relationships are important and also provide you with five tips for meeting and building business relationships. If you like this post, you may also enjoy reading Why Online Friends are Important to Freelancers.