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Gaining experience and confidence whilst developing coding abilities

So I have recently been teaching myself to code in various languages in order to create some responsive and attractive websites. I am growing in my abilities and could happily build some smaller ...
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How to scale yourself with the client being comfortable?

I've been freelancing for a few years and can manage 2-3 clients at any time. I do have a S-Corp and plan on building a business. I have a few people who can help me out when there's overflow of work. ...
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Can I work offshore or onshore as a freelance politics consultant/advisor for any elections in US UK CANADA AUSTRALIA [on hold]

Expertise in politics and electronic voting machines. Already advised two large parties in most largest democracy India and gave them victories in elections 1999 and 2009 by freelance consulting. ...
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What is the freelancer's responsibility regarding software bugs?

I just started my career as an online freelancer and even though I try to do my best I have this constant stress & anxiety about what will happen if there is a huge unwanted issue/bug in my code? ...
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How can I find out who the principal investors are of a recently formed corporation in Delaware

This corporation had a press release touting a $7.5b project that will break ground later this year. I would like to offer my expertise through a cover letter and résumé, but sending any ...
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Does the clients have the rights to sue if I took too long (breach of contract)?

I was working on a project over the last 6 months - originally i estimated 40 hours however due to client changes it spiralled out to about 100 hours. This was in Australia. The client originally ...
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How to learn writing REST API's? [closed]

I am 31 years old and graduated university in math with a PhD in 2016. Since then I started a startup with my parents (my parents do networking, I do the website with Laravel/React for a 5k community, ...
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What options are available in the UK to someone who is looking to work on the road?

Consider a half day meeting at another site away from home. In order to make the most of the other half day, it would be helpful to have a local place to set up a laptop, with a wifi connection, and ...
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Client suggesting to cap off a project

So I have been working with a US based funded startup (atleast that is what I was told initially they had USD 1 million in funding). I started off the project on T&M approach because the app ...
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How to avoid 'Pretending' to work?

I have been self-employed semi-successfully for a little under a year now. My partner works in education and now has most of the summer off. I normally work in the living room, but as I feel it would ...
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How to run several projects simultaneously?

Many times through my career I bumped into the situation when I had to run several projects simultaneously. Is there any techniques available to keep track on them both? My main concern that when ...
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What should I charge for a custom shirt builder web application?

After doing some graphic work for custom shirts for a local business, the owner asked me if I would be able to design a website that would allow customers to visit and design their shirts. The web app ...
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Client is blaming me for missing deadline when he didn't provided credentials timely

So I was hired for a roughly one day long project on 1st of Jul with 10 days deadline. He started asking me for daily update from next day which was bit annoying since I have not started yet. On 4th,...
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Should I work for free if client's requirement changed

I have a client. There was one specific limitation of the solution we were implementing. I made sure to tell him about it, and he said it's fine. Now later when it's implemented that way, he feels, ...
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As a solo, freelance, web developer/designer, should I bill for project management?

In most of my freelance/contract work, I've been hired to work on a team of other contractors or temporarily as part of an in-house team. The company hiring me has always taken care of the project ...
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How do I reply back to my freelancer if he is not maintaining deadlines and delaying the project?

I am working freelance for a client, and I have around 30 articles to write for him. I decided to outsource 10 of those articles to another freelancer (from Freelancer.com). I have informed my client ...
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Clients with 1-2 days long project asking for daily updates since I was offered the project

It seem to be happening to me often. I have just started freelancing remotely. For now, I am targeting small project (1-7 days long). Usually I try to keep a small backlog of projects so I am not ...
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How to deal with a client who won't tell description about the site he wants?

I have got this client from freelancer.com where he gave an email to contact him. I contacted through the mail, he said he wants a restaurant site built for him, provided an example and said he wants ...
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Doing contract work for a foreign client

I'm a US contractor that typically does software development work for companies here in the United States. I was recently contacted by a foreign client who wants some software written. Typically I ...
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How to estimate project costs - Mail (Postal) survey?

A brief background on myself: I am a database developer that does freelance work for multiple companies. I generally manage data for these companies for large projects -- primarily surveys in mining ...
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Will be my money transfered to my bank account through Paypal if my VISA card is debit? [closed]

I have a VISA card. It is a debit card only. I linked it to my Paypal account. I want to make some home based activities such as going to Paid To Click sites. But I doubt if my gains will not be ...
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How can I be paid as founder of a LLC?

A group of friends are going to create a non-resident LLC in the USA. My question is how can we be paid as company founders? Would be possible to be registered as self-employed in our respective ...
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Can client demand a refund for software that fails specifications?

I delivered software which failed to meet the client's specifications. I followed 90% of the specs, but not 100%. Client is asking for a partial refund, for the features which were not delivered. He ...
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UK self-employed, not VAT payee, EU client wants EU VAT number

I am a UK-based self-employed consultant, not registed for VAT An EU-based client wants EU VAT number otherwise they won't pay If I register for the number, is it just a paperwork hassle, or do I have ...
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EU freelancer, UK client non-paying and full of it

I started freelancing for a UK client, myself being based in the Czech Republic, about a year ago. I stopped working for them in April, after not having been paid for five months. This is specialized ...
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How to give client a bill for service performend half a year ago?

Around half a year ago, I performed a freelancing service for a client worth just a few hundred dollars. I did it as an individual and he paid me as a company, but I planned(and told him about it) on ...
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VATMOSS Do I have to collect it if I sell my design services for a monthly subscription?

I'm completely failing to understand whether or not VATMOSS affects me. As I understand it, I would need to pay VATMOSS if I supplied digital services. If customers supply assets to me (as digital ...
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How to price speculative enquiries

Hello I have a small business that makes bespoke products for a very niche market. My expertise is broadly in making/coding. I get a lot of inquiries from people who want me to realise a particular ...
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How to guard against being held responsible for loss/damages whilst helping someone with basic computing?

I'm looking into helping people with the basics of computing: basic excel, word , powerpoint, email, searching the web (Move onto more intermediate things as I grow in confidence and gain teaching ...
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Some guidance on how to start as a freelance Web Designer

I am pretty proficient with WordPress, I can make very good looking sites using heavily modified Themes, my camera and Photoshop. I never thought my skills in website making could be worth a dime ...
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How are images, icons, videos, logos, etc. budgeted, and who chooses them, the developer or the client?

Are images, icons, videos, logos, etc. included in the final budget or are they charged later when the developer has to buy them? And also, who chooses them? Are they chosen by the developer, taking ...
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Is there any service to outsource reading job offers I get and negotiating with potential employers?

I have been looking for something like that but I couldn't find anything. Below are details of what I am looking for and what I have tried so far. This question is not a duplicate of Finding talent ...
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How would a contract look like for allowing developers to reuse source code in other projects?

Say you get hired to build a company some software. The company wants the source code, but it is OK with you reusing the source code in your other projects. What kind of terms should be included in ...
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How do I establish a network becoming more a community not an “exclusive club”?

I want to establish a so-called joint practice/society/network, in which several freelancers and self-employed people, who are working in one field of interest, are presented together and potentially ...
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Any ways to earn by getting clicks and views?

I can get a minimum of 5000 views/clicks per day. Is there any that I could use this skill?
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Setting up an “exit strategy” without upsetting or causing troubles to clients

I am a web designer / developer (front end and back end). I do that proficiently since more than 10 years, and I am appreciated and good skilled in designing and programming. I work alone in a home ...
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Any sites for collaborating on for-profit, closed source projects [closed]

Does anyone know of any sites for collaborating on closed source, for-profit software development?
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Social Media Portfolios

I'm just starting to come round to the idea of using social media, and as I'm not a big fan, I want to use as few profiles as possible, on my prefered platform which is Twitter. My main area of work ...
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Upwork - How much to charge for an hourly rate if I'm new?

I'm looking to try freelancing to do technical writing so I can pay for college classes over the summer. I'm a Biomedical Engineering student and have experience writing and explaining technical ...
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How can I begin with either volunteering or freelancing or online work? [duplicate]

I am ready to do either unpaid online volunteer work or freelance online with some payment or do an online job getting paid regularly. The problem is I don't know where and how to start. I was in the ...
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Graphic designer tapped to work on multiple projects. Best way to charge? Retainer? Hourly? Per project?

I’m a graphic designer and I’ve been tapped by a previous client to work on multiple projects. The projects are mostly packaging design and product label — my role is to think of the concepts, make ...
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How to set a project completion deadline for a project that already got extended out?

I was hired to update a website for a client, based on a designated list of tasks. The client paid fully upfront, and we set a rough "loose" project completion estimate at 3 months. It was a fixed-fee ...
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Client wants more features near project end

I established a fixed price with a client for a website design project. I got underpaid because I couldn't show any experience in the area of the project since I didn't had permission from my other ...
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How to make sure I will get paid

I am a web developer and SEO for my brother. He has an insurance company and specialises on a certain type of customers that I address with special websites and SEO for him. I'm doing this for ...
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How can a student be a freelancer?

I am a student of Computer Science. It would be great if i could do some jobs in the internet and make some money. So is there any tips for me to do so ?
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How do I start freelancing in IT? [duplicate]

I'm looking to start freelancing as a C# programmer. I have worked in the field of IT for a while and have a BSc in computer science. But I am new to this and don't know where to start. Is there an ...
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Very difficult client now seems to have lost interest

I've been doing a small identity design job for a new client who has been very difficult to work with and he has recently stopped replying to my emails altogether. The main problem is that trying to ...
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If I worked for clients at a marketing agency, am I allowed to say I worked for them now that I'm freelance?

I’m making a website and would like to add their logos to a “happy clients” section. I won't be including any of the work I did for them, just their logos.
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Client hasn't answered nor read my emails

So I've been doing freelance design for this company and I work through email and my website with this one client. I have a Chrome extension that let's me track activity on an email after it has been ...
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Tips For Freelancing & Wordpress Workflow

Im looking to start freelancing using Wordpress. However I would love some advice on my workflow. It's my first time doing this, so Im sure its lacking. What my plan is so far: 1) Send email to ...

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