Questions tagged [freelance-websites]

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How to get my payment from international client?

I am a freelancer. I was contacted from a client on FB Hannah Taylor from Germany company Deutsche telecommunications. She said me to contact her on telegram. She offered me 2000$ for doing 36 pages ...
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Does a writing website promoting commissions count as commercial/do I need an impressum? (Freelancer according to Germany's laws)

According to Germany's (and other countries varying) Telemedia Act(s), commercial websites must include an Impressum. I am freelancing in the writing industry, so I am a freelancer and not a ...
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Including completed projects in my website (portfolio)

Background I am an AI consultant and I work developing custom algorithms to solve problems for clients. I would to put, on my website, the list of clients I had and a summary page for the past ...
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Strategies for Building a Strong Client Base on Upwork: Insights Needed!

I am a C++ developer, and I'm seeking advice on building a client base on Upwork. Could you share your experiences and provide tips on effectively attracting clients? I'm interested in strategies for ...
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How do I effectivly an profitably, make a career out of independent freelancing?

I've been researching a lot about freelancing, an to my surprise, I'm a little interested in becoming an independent freelancer! In accordance I am inquiring on how to become a successful freelancer ...
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Seeking Guidance and Assistance to Secure Clients on Upwork

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to express my current struggles on Upwork and to seek guidance or assistance from experienced freelancers within this community. For over two months, I ...
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Are there any individual full stack freelancers on Upwork who have earned $500k+ till now?

As well as they earned more than $20K in a single project. I wonder if achieving this level of income requires working as part of a team or if a single freelancer like myself can accomplish it alone. ...
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How do I handle a freelancing project thats budgets low to my standard

I have this freelancing project but the budget given doesn't meets the requirements to get the job done on time, how do I handle such situations?
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How do I write a killer proposal on Upwork as a newbie?

I am a freelancer by profession. I have worked for a long time in the field. Recently I have shifted to Upwork. As the platform is very good for freelancers, more and more people are joining here. I ...
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Freelance as your own Business

How difficult is to freelance not use a website like Upwork or Fiverr and do it on your own would you have to setup your own website? I plan to be IOS software Developer with no clients.
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Seeking freelance (academic) publication platforms

Briefly speaking, I'm looking for a freelancing opportunity to write academic papers (topics related to Artificial intelligence, digital transformation, political philosophy, sociology, and literature....
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Can I work as an online freelance developer, even if I don't speak English, but I can read, write, and understand it perfectly?

I can write and understand English perfectly, but unfortunately I'm weak at speaking it due to a lack of practice. I have a couple of years of experience in both full-stack web and desktop dev. I'm ...
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Is there any website/software that secures your payment when working with remote clients?

Apart from job marketplaces, Is there any software or website that secures your payment when working with remote clients and manages the payment between you and your client?
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Where to find IT freelancers, willing to relocate to join security cleared projects at EU agencies? [closed]

Hello I'm a sourcer looking for adventurous freelancers, who like travelling to differnet European cities and would like to obtain security clearance and join short-term and long-term EU projects. Can ...
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What technologies should I use as a web freelancer?

I would like to be a web freelancer but I'm in doubt because I'm not sure if the services I'm going to offer are even relevant in 2022. I know a lot about building websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript ...
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How can I write a good proposal on Upwork.com?

I am new to upwork.com. So far, I have submitted 20 proposals, but I did not see any reaction to them. I have about 11 years of programming experience, and it's not good that I can't communicate how ...
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Client continuously wanting me to justify my work

In 2019 I created an online store for a friend of the family that knew I was in the business. From the get-go, I knew how this project would turn out as the very first thing I was asked was a discount....
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How to handle payments when working outside of a freelance platform safely?

I am individual freelancer. Throughout my career, I have been working via freelance platforms and their payment protections have been extremely convenient. Recently I was able to find a client ...
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Safest way to send Credit Card information when communication is through email

I'm a freelancing web developer and want to offer clients a complete setup of all services, including account creation and service subscription so I can give them the end product without them having ...
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Freelancer charging for debugging

I hired a WordPress developer to help with some customizations. We agreed on a fixed contract amount with fixed hours. When the developer delivered the product, there were several major problems with ...
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Refer to a Freelance option in upwork could improve my score? [closed]

I am relatively new at upwork.com and since my first invitation to interview and work done, I have to received more invitations to interviews, So I have to ignore some but I think that if I ignore the ...
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How do I accept international payments using Stripe as an Individual?

I have recently started doing freelance work and received my first commission, I have completed my artwork and send a payment link using Stripe, but stripe seems to not accept international payments ...
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How to work with a micro-manage client

I have work with a client for nearly a week and I am really stress to cooperate with him. I apply for a blog writer for this job through a freelance platform. I have a feeling of being controlled, he ...
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Which one brings more benefits to community? Blockchain or Traditional bank?

The blockchain is becoming more and more popular. It has become a double-edged sword to the bank. On the side, its power is the ability to save billions of dollars in cash by reducing transaction ...
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How should present to my clients how much I'll be charging them as a beginner web developer?

So I just started to freelance as a web developer and I have my first client contacting me and they are asking me how much I'll be charging for the website. What I'm struggling with is that I don't ...
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Ex-employer wants to hire me after I send him a design

An employee from a very old employer contacted me to design a dashboard for them as a freelance when asked for payment he said: "If I can send them the design then we can talk about price". ...
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Is it really possible to start as a freelance translator?

Is it really possible to become a freelance translator? At the moment I have no experience and I want eventually to build that up progressively (anyway we have to start from somewhere, don't we?). ...
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Better option for bid on projects, Hourly, Milestone or Fixed Price

Hello I am new to freelancing. I have accounts on freelancing sites (Upwork, Freelancer). My skills are in the field of Machine Learning and Data Analysis. My question is while bidding for projects, I ...
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How much Python does a Python freelancer actually need?

I am a 21 year old recent graduate with some Python knowledge. My goal is to become a freelancer, to support and help myself financially, as I don't want to rely on my parents for everything. Is there ...
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Looking for simple contract template for making website. Stuck on termination clause?

I am making a simple website for a friend of a friend. We have agreed on an hourly rate. I'm just wondering, how does a contract normally end? It could have a term like "either party can ...
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should I submit a proposal to a job just to catch the job then look for solutions?

I'm a developer and I feel like an imposter whenever I read a job description. I know that I can solve the problems, but I take time to search for the terms in the job description before submitting it,...
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Freelance Contract to prevent exploitation?

Any Freelance Contract do you use to prevent exploitation from your clients? Any good examples online that I can download? I found this template, but it does not have any clauses that can prevent the ...
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Risk assessment of remote assistance project with high expectations

This question is about fixed priced projects where one or more of the following characteristics are part of the project description: The entire project needs to take place over a form of remote ...
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How can I find clients and communicate with them directly

I've set up a company and I'm paying an accountant monthly to help me with taxes, then I have to also pay taxes, recently I had to pay a lawyer to help me with drafting a contract template for future ...
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How to get clients outside of sites like Upwork and Fiverr?

I have been freelancing as a front-end developer since 4 years but the problem is I get clients only through Upwork and Fiverr. I want clients outside these platforms and only from the USA or European ...
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How can some freelancers work for very cheap rates?

I have seen many freelancers work for cheap rates. I understand if a novice or new freelancer works for cheaper rates. But many of them who are well experienced are doing work for a cheap rate. That ...
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Who Owns the Source Code & IP - Developer or Employer?

Imagine you hire someone on a freelancing site to code a (highly) custom website or app with very specific functionality. After they complete the job, you pay them for their work and they hand over ...
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How to start a freelance career (during retirement) in programming with a background in data warehousing

I just retired with over 30 years of software development experience in the business intelligence and data warehousing area of IT. I would like to keep my skills up to date and work part-time in the ...
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Freelancing on Blue Card through YouTube vlogs

I am working on blue card in Germany and have recently started a YouTube channel .Can I earn small amount from channel Monetization through Google addsence.Do I need to take any permission for such ...
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Client is threatening to sue for loss of their client

A client hired our firm to maintain a collection of websites, 12 in total. Our maintenance services include a couple of items particular to security: namely scanning the website for malware and ...
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Is managing U.S. projects for foreign freelancers a legitimate business?

I have been contacted by multiple Software Developers on LinkedIn offering to partner up on contracts on Freelance websites. The proposal is straightforward: As a U.S. Citizen, I get contracts for ...
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Freelancer theft of client's property and non-shipment (US client, India freelancer)

I posted a basic hacking investigation job on Upwork and one of the people who applied seemed to be an excellent candidate. His cover letter informed me that he was USA licensed and certified, had ...
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Is piecex good site to sell my web template?

I want to sell web template.Wondering is piecex a good site to sell my template or not?Can I sell my template through it?
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U.S. Army Veteran Seeking Freelance Service Provider for Equity Shares for Start-Up Corporation

I am a U.S. Armed Forces Veteran searching for avenues and sites that offer Freelance workers the opertunity to provide services for equity in order to further my business. The company Loom out of ...
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upwork.com customer disappeared, I would like to do the same to the project

I am new on upwork.com. I had a micro-project on it. The project was written out as a 4.5 hour-long project. In the proposal description it was clear that it can be done in that time. So I applied for ...
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I was robbed by Upwork, what do I do?

I've been happily using Upwork three years ago as a freelancer. Recently I've logged in again and tried as a client. I had one contract performed successfully and had money in escrow for the second ...
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Client started a web development contract, and then disappeared

I'll briefly state the situation. One of my clients just started a contract on a freelancing site regarding the development of a web app. She provided a website link and asked to develop a similar ...
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International Employer Initiated PayPal Buyer Claim Without Any Reason

I worked for this employer for a month, and he only paid me for half-month then suddenly replaced me after I delivered the MVP. And he was okay with the result. Then he immediately cut me off without ...
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Is it safe to provide a government identification card to sites like Lionbridge or Appen?

Gig websites like ClearVoice, UpWork and Fiverr ask for an email ID and sometimes a phone number. Payments happen via PayPal, so they don't even need to ask for a bank account number, no matter where ...
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Is it Safe to give someone your Public IP

One of my Client wants and API Integration so he is asking me my Public Ip so he can whitelist my address is it safe to give him?
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