Collaborating with people is risky. You don’t know if they’ll come through with their end of the deal. They could oversell themselves, get lazy halfway through the project, or just be looking for a quick payout.

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As a client, you need to have a really good idea about who you’re working with before you send your first request. You can get a lot of this information from social media profiles, project histories on Artisfy, or from messaging artists directly.

However, there are a few basic things every project needs in order to be successful: time and money.

We provide a few stats about artists upfront, based on information assembled from past projects they've completed on Artisfy, including how long it takes them (on average) to complete a project and how much it costs (on average) to arrive at the final version of an illustration.

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When you’re shopping around, these things might not matter that much. You might be looking primarily for someone with the right style or skill level for the job. However, there are certain projects that have strict budgets and deadlines. In these critical cases, Artisfy makes it easy to filter through artist profiles and quickly find someone who is likely to work out.

In the next post: Reason #3!

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