A Field Guide to Challenging Clients

Your clients may be the reason your business thrives, but they’ve also probably caused you a number of headaches along the way.  

In the wonderful world of working with clients, you never know what kind of challenge you’re going to come across next. While we always keep our fingers crossed for signing on easy-going and trusting clients, sometimes we aren’t so lucky. Unfortunately, this means dealing with a whole slew of clients who can generally be categorized as ‘bad’ — whether it’s the client who is always frantically handling what only they consider to be an emergency or the client whose deadlines change by the hour.

The folks at Ciplex, a digital marketing and creative agency, have compiled this infographic to act as a field guide for better identifying the kind of clients you may come across or perhaps are already working with. utilise this guide to learn how to work more efficiently with your clients — or to determine when it’s time to cut the cord.


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