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Your Business Cards Would’ve Turned Out Fine … If You Could Spell Your Own Name




Things you wanted to say to frustrating clients, but didn’t.

To the customer who had us design business cards for him. After he picked up the cards, I got an email later, saying that his name was spelled wrong. I looked back at the email trails, and he was the one who sent me the wrong spelling of his name. I also proofed out the design, which he missed as well.

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