To succeed in your work as freelancer you should be a cosmopolitan person and to know how to communicate well with people, often from all around the world. Even if you are a communicational guru will always encounter on client with who is difficult to work with. They are not bad people. They are just bad customers.
Over time when you accumulate experience and a longer list of clients will begin to understand how to approach with each one of them. Will have clients that will greatly appeal to you as people with whom to work. These customers will always use your services and will became a good foundation for the development of your personal business. Even they have their drawbacks. Maybe they will bargain for the price, will slow down their answers to important questions or will want more than you can give them. If you can find in your list of clients, one that has no negatives then you has found your perfect client.
Here are some of the key attributes that will help you recognize this person:
1.The price. You should be happy if the customer does not bargain for the price. It is very annoying when you give your offer, and the client begins to bargain. You can always add a additional price to your original offer, but there is always a risk of overestimation.
2.Clarity. When customer knows what he wants it is perfect. For a professionals it is easy to work when there is a precise and clear instructions from the very beginning of the project, that do not change every day and hour.
3. Stay in touch. Good communication is very important. If you do not have to wait days for response of a important question you must be satisfied.
4.One design. As a designer you’ll feel great when your work has been approved from the first time. Multiple updates are necessary sometimes, but not the favorite activities of graphic designers.
5.Continuous work. You can’t call a client perfect before you work with him on several different projects. Having regular work from same client over and over again will give you the best clue. This client likes you and if he has all of the previous attributes you can safely you call him the perfect client