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Questions tagged [budget]

In freelancing, this often refers to the money a client is willing to pay for a project. An estimation of the revenue and expenses over a specified future period of time.

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Project which has potential and is important to me but going to fail because of budget

TL;DR I'm working on a software project. The whole thing took a while because both parties were somehow unexperienced but now some milestones are finished. The customer is statisfied and wants to go ...
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How to ask for increase the budget for a freelancing project

I have agreed to work complete the mobile App project. The client had spoken to me expressing the idea of the App. to give some Technical structure for their idea had designed supporting Database ...
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What does it mean when a client stops communicating after receiving a proposal?

A possible customer from NY contacted me with a request-for-quotation. I replied back with an estimate in hours and money, defining several elements of the project. Before that, we exchanged some ...
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Cost estimation for an e-commerce Web and App development

I want to start an e-commerce, but I don’t have web/app developing background. I took several courses to get me started so I can communicate with developers. I need the web to be done by end of Dec, ...
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How do I balance the risk of pricing myself out of a job vs. not getting any work at all?

I'd like to get some experienced freelancers' thoughts on this... Recently I've found the amount of work coming in running very low, to the point where I've been having to consider taking at least a ...
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What if I feel client is over-charged

This is a hypothetical question. Generally bids on platform like Upwork revolves around the client budget. Suppose I got the job offer and during the job, I realized client is roughly paying me twice ...
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Should I charge money for troubleshooting?

From a programmers point of a view many times you end up with problems that are related to the domain of the programmer's knowledge. Nobody knows everything and sometimes errors happen because of that ...
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The client is asking for too much work for the money

I have a client. I need to create a Wordpress template for him (as he told in the listing). He shared two HTML pages in the initial meeting. He said mistakenly he sent that file then he shared a ...
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At what stage in negotiations do you ask for the budget? If at all?

Many clients want to build 1-million app for 1 thousand. So at some stage in the process you have to ask him about the budget he had in mind (if he does not mention it immediately). Now, how soon do ...