11 Signs Your Client is a Bit of a Tosspot


Not all clients are great clients. If your clients do any of these things, there’s a strong chance they fall into the tosspot category:

  1. Bring agreed-upon deadlines forward
    It’s as if signing a contract means NOTHING to them.

  2. Quietly add extra work to the project without expecting you to charge more
    Commonly known as ‘scope creep’. Those rat-bastards!

  3. Take an ice age to answer your emails
    So approximately 10,000 years.

  4. Or just ignore them altogether
    Because if you were any good, you’d already know the answer.

  5. But are still pissed off when you don’t deliver on time
    Who needs feedback anyway?

  6. Expect you to change your schedule because they haven’t finished THEIR end of the work
    ASS. HOLE.

  7. Expect you to start on their project RIGHT NOW
    Only a crazy person would think of scheduling projects, right?

  8. Subtly drop ‘I don’t have a big budget’ into the conversation
    At this point you should give them the deadpan ‘are you serious right now?’ glare.

  9. Constantly change their mind about what they want
    Evidently they haven’t put much thought into this.

  10. You’re pretty sure they don’t know WHAT they want
    So you can just decide for them, okay? But don’t put too much effort in, because you’ll probably be wrong.

  11. Tell what you’ve done ‘isn’t right’ but can’t tell you why
    It’s desk flippin’ time.
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