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Old 08-18-2017, 11:20 PM   #1
Ronald
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Default Questions about Pitching to New Client

I have a freelance pitch question: This is short notice, but in about 9 hours, I meet with a potential new client about refreshing his branding (business card and possibly logo and ad poster). I spent around five hours developing logo variations and a business card concept that I think he'll really go for, but I started questioning whether or not it's a good idea to make all this to show him in the first meeting before we've agreed to any work being developed.

He admitted to not being creative or graphically capable, he's eager to see what I can do, and I'm certain he'll appreciate having some visuals. But does it give off the wrong signal to have developed multiple graphics before the first meeting? I originally planned on sketching some ideas to show him, but since it's rather simplistic design work, it seemed sensible to flesh it out digitally, and it's not as though I would demand to be paid for this if he backed out, which I doubt would happen. And quite honestly, I was having too much fun designing and just kept playing around with my ideas. Thoughts?
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