---- Client Wants Me To Refuse Services To Competitors
buckworks - 5:29 pm on Jul 7, 2007 (gmt 0)
smaller-scale web clean-up operations which certainly didn't give the impression that they were working in this kind of area
The original poster needs to decide what kind of web design firm she wants to be. If she's willing to sell services to anyone who comes along, regardless of how it might affect existing clients, then she'll be forever limited to smaller scale operations.
Turning down a job because it would conflict with an existing client will not hurt her reputation in the least, and she is unlikely to lose recommendations because of it.