Make A Decision Already!
You finally landed a client that wants you to design a new logo for their company and incorporate it into their entire business system. You met with the client, asked all the right questions, and got the word that they're ready to commit. You prepare the contract and send it out to them. You even added a clause that states how long this offer will be held - so they'll be prompted to sign it and send it back with your deposit. You end up waiting - and waiting. What do you do? How do you communicate with them the importance of confirming this deal? What if the offer date passes? What if you forgot to include the valid offer date?
It is something that we've come up against time and time again. Please post what you'd do and let's have some dialog on this important aspect of our design business procedure.