We're back again with part two of Deciphering the Client Code where we'll continue to discuss the different aspects of client instructions and some of the best ways to respond to those instructions. In part one, we tackled using the correct voice and tone as requested by the client, so now let's focus on some of the other varied requests and types of instruction you may receive as an author.
Many of our managed clients provide very detailed instructions, and when editing, I’ve often had to send articles back for revision when the instructions were not followed closely. We never like to send articles back for revision because it delays the client receiving the article as well as you, the author, being paid for it. The principle holds true for any client, not just the managed clients, and making sure the instructions are followed is the first requirement to having an article accepted on the initial submission.
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