Thanks, But We Prefer Other Design(er)s →
Want to do a logo contest? Open it up to K-12 and/or college students and give a small prize. … Otherwise, don’t kid yourself and call it what it is: spec work.
Are You A Gopher? →
You have no longer kept your role as a professional in the field. You are at the client’s beck and call, salivating for them as they ring their bell. They give a request—any crazy request—and you just “go for” it. You have now become a “gopher.”