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Clients: Friends You Never Had by Smashing Magazine

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Why Account Managers Shouldn’t Prevent Designers From Speaking To Clients

By Paul Boag

Working as a Web designer can suck sometimes. This is especially true when you don’t get to work alongside the client. Unfortunately this scenario is more common than you would think. Many organizations have been carefully structured to keep the Web designer and the client apart. But is that really sensible? Would projects run much smoother without your account manager or boss acting as the middleman?

Why Account Managers Shouldn't Prevent Designers From Speaking To ClientsImage credits go to Brett Jordan1.

This issue came to my attention following the release of my latest book “Client Centric Web Design2.” In this book I provide advice ...

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