Avoid Common Agency Pitfalls

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What should I look for in an agency?

Avoid Common Agency Pitfalls

Whether you're a freelance designer looking for work or a client seeking help with your design needs, the right agency can be a lifesaver. The wrong agency, though, might be more trouble than it's worth. Here are some common trouble signals:

  • The design agency is really a staffing agency, with far more secretaries and accountants in its files than designers.
  • The agency is vague about how much you'll be paid and when.
  • The agency isn't willing to supply the names of customers and/or freelancers to serve as references.
  • The agency is aggressively peddling full-service advertising solutions rather than listening to the needs of a client who just wants a designer.

   

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