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The Secret to Receiving Great Website Design Proposals
A recent prospect responded to my inquiry about the project budget with this:
We can't release budget information as we need all vendors to bid their best price. If they know the budget they just bid right up to it.
Why We Can't Include Mock Ups In Our Proposal
Occasionally we are asked to provide “initial designs” as part of a proposal for a website design project. I can understand how that seems like a useful request.
The problem with 'perfect'...which pixels on which devices?
It's important to remember that responsive design was a response to evolution in phone and tablet technology. It's not a static request.