Every project is different and you need to take the time to sit down and go over all the details so you can ensure the project runs smooth and everyone has the same expectations.
This is usually the hardest thing for a client to complete. Sometimes, when needed, I think it’s a good thing to complete it with them. Either over the phone, in person or online with a virtual meeting.
This way you can clarify any details they are unsure how to convey or you can explain a question more in depth so they understand what you are asking them for.
Just remember the Website Client Intake Form can help you understand your clients needs but don’t forget to prepare for what they might ask you.
This article helps you to see what questions your clients should ask you as their potential web designer.
The ultimate goal is to always be prepared for anything they could throw at you. It is always better to say that you don’t know something and will need sometime to research it before saying yes you can do something.