But how long should your paragraph be? That depends on the context, but it should be more than two sentences long at the very least. If your paragraph is over 200 words, it’s almost certainly too long. At that point, it becomes difficult for most readers to understand and you’re probably better off breaking it up into different subparagraphs.
Beware of the Nightmare Client!
Usually, however, you can at least predict what the customer has in mind. Brian McCracken had a client who didn’t quite understand the concept of a website: Client: “I want the website to look like a movie. » Designer: “You mean, tell a story and guide you through a narrative? » Client: “No. I mean, like a movie. Here, like this YouTube video. Designer: “So it’s a video of guys sitting around a desk, talking. Do you want me to develop this imagery? » Client: “No. Just the movie. Designer: “So do you want this specific video on the page?” Customer: “Yes, but like a website. » Designer: WHAT EXACTLY DO YOU WANT THE ^%$? ? ! ? It’s a %$# YouTube video, which you want on the “But as a website?” » …So I literally made South Korea Phone Number a header, a footer, put a video background in the center as a GIF that I created from the YouTube video they gave me. Their feedback: “But, can you make it look more like the video? » Customer Nightmare #3: The Abominable Font Shrinker Share on Facebook Share this customer story Following the line of strange customer requests, this scammer of a customer decided to use a font so small it wouldn’t be visible to the naked eye. Nigel Hancock shared a client with devious intentions: Customer: “Can you reduce the size of this text? » Me: “Yes, of course, would you like it small?” Customer: “How small can it be?” » Me: “Well, theoretically 1 pixel, about 1/72 of an inch” Client:
The Four-headed Monster
“It will be fine” Me: “But no one will be able to read it” Client: “That’s the whole idea” Nightmare Clients #4: Invasion of Body Exponents Share on Facebook Share this customer story Meeting a client for the first time is awkward enough, but this client took it to a whole new level by removing a key calming feature : clothing. Joshua Slot shared an extremely embarrassing meeting with a client: “I once had a request to create a website for a nudist campsite that I only found out about after they invited me to their location. They had no website or promotional materials available. Once we arrived on the scene, things started to get very awkward very quickly. After the tour (which I underwent, given that the average age of the residents was around 80) I kindly thanked them for the visit and told them that this kind of establishment was not my expertise and left” Nightmare Clients #5: The Four-Headed Monster Share on Facebook Share this customer story