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Questions about freelancing that are specific to a small partnership/group

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Working in a Team of Freelancers

Taking on projects from time to time, I often wonder whether the scope of these projects would be better suited for two freelancers or even a team. Would you team up with other freelancer to increase ...
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Working for uk client from abroad

I am thinking of freelancing from a non-EU country for UK clients. I'll be using my tax ID from that foreign country to invoice UK clients. I'd like to move to a EU country and freelance from there ...
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How can I start Mechanical Design Freelancing? [duplicate]

Being a design engineer, how can I start freelancing. Some friends suggested upwork and fiverr, I tried there, but I didn't succeed. I use SOLIDWORKS for 3D Modeling and Keyshot for rendering. I use ...
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Why to contribute to open-source versus working in close-source code as a freelancer, full-time employed?

The question is rather. How to choose open-source in favor of a paid job, overtime work, or any other paid alternatives. I do open-source and have no doubts it is useful for other people as well as ...
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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 to find a suitable blockchain talent? [closed]

A new project I am working on needs a blockchain full stack developer and designer.They must understand solidity (Ethereum), sidechains (Bitcoin), etc. Anyone interested? In addition, I feel that it's ...
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Client not amenable to invoicing of third party client onboarding

They prefer to have me bill at the end of the project, and are claiming that it makes it harder to bill their third party clients for their project if I'm sending multiple invoices. Thoughts? I need ...
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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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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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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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What is fair compensation for handing my freelance contracts to my new employer?

I am changing from freelance software development to working in a small new consulting group. As part of the transition I may be moving my freelance work (for one client) under the umbrella of this ...
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Do non-USA residents have to pay tax or tax return for US based earning residing and working from own country?

I am resident in, and a citizen of India. My primary source of income is freelance work. My major earnings are for US based Patreon and Fiver companies. I use Payoneer to receive and transfer to the ...
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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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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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How to attract customers in the special field?

I am a freelancer in the design field for a while and now I want to go deeper with this profession but in the field of the blockchain. I feel this is a special and potential job so I want to invest ...
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What can I do to earn money, with the fleet of Virtual Private Servers I own?

I own a lot of servers, Virtual Private Servers in specific. Those resources are being wasted. How do I put them to good use to earn a substantial amount of money? Please give me detailed ideas and ...
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Client has cancelled the project and asking for refund of payment

I have agreed for a mobile Application project where everything has to be managed by me only as development and programming designing concern. The only Designing part has been given to another ...
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Two sole traders tending for jobs together who don't want to be partners

Perhaps this is a numpty question: I am sold trader in a specialist field and have a colleague with whom I would like to work with regularly who is also a sole trader. For various reasons we would ...
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Which website is best for freelancing?

I'm currently working as a freelancer at fiverr from the last few months. Now I've listen about many others sites for freelancers like freelancer,guru,upwork etc. I don't know which website is best ...
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Who is responsible for documenting a freelance business website?

I have designed a website for one of my client's and this is my first freelance work in which I have designed the complete front-end look of the website, he is just asking for some documentation, I ...
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Protecting code from other freelancers

Soon I will be hiring some freelancers to continue a project with me. The project has been created with - Client: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP - Server: C#.NET - Database: MySQL Just as a security ...
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How To Find Quality Freelancers?

EDIT- Edited as requested to be less of an open-ended question. That said I did receive some very useful advice. I contacted our local PHP meet up who passed me onto a local developer. Also, since ...
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How to write technical offer?

I'm a freelancer, recently I got a client for a mobile app, the matter is I don't know how to write a technical offer for the app, can someone help me please ?
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How to find clients for IT freelancing

I have been looking for clients for quite some time. I'm an IT freelancer. Besides the usual Google search and freelance web sites I ask to know about other sources. After reading initial answers ...
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What tools do i need to freelance in IT?

I'm thinking about IT freelancing. What kinds of tools should I think about? So far I have Google calendar, a couple of IDEs for dev work and a bunch of communication options like Skype. What I need ...
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How do you refer out projects that aren't in your area of competency?

Most of our software work comes from referrals. As developers, how do you go about referring out projects that aren't in your area of competency?
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6yrs of experience in Portfolio Management

I have six of experience in portfolio management n currently working for one of best Bank on the same project. I'm ready to train people on portfolio management n quants. But I m not getting any leads....
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UK Freelancer employing freelancers - does it lower my tax return?

I've recently started freelancing full time, and sometimes I need to employ other people on a freelance basis to help, either when the workload is too high or when I can't do something. Those ...
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Freelancer.com took my money [closed]

How can I sue freelancer.com and get my money out of there? I did a project and sent the files to the other user, paid my upfront fees and everything. The guy released the milestone but I cant ...
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Hiring freelancers who are a couple?

I’m in a situation where I wanted to hire 2 freelancers, and they’re a couple. After a few interviews and investigations, I realized the husband totally lied on his resume and experience; all he did ...
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Legal procedure for freelancers partnership

I'm currently working on a mobile game as an independent freelancer and I recently got in touch with a talented designer for eventual partnership. I'm willing to pay the designer for his ...
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Building a team of Freelancers

This is my first post here. I would like to know from experts on building a team of freelancers. I have started my freelancing jobs and I would like to have my own team.I would like to have persons ...
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what to keep in mind before starring a free lancing work? [duplicate]

I am a open source developer , and i want to start free lancing work in my field. i want to know that what things to keep in mind when you are going to start your free lancing work?
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Finding partners for development startup (preferable Germany)

I am in a difficult situation currently. I am an experienced C++/Qt plus Embedded C/C++ developer. Together with a good friend I planned to open some development service business here in Germany. We ...
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Hiring another freelancer for help

I'm starting to run into a small situation. I am a freelance web developer to build websites, build web applications and fix mistakes of past projects. I make pretty good money now doing this, but I ...
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How to get work on freelancer.com as an existing contractor but new to freelancer.com?

I have been on freelancer for the past 4 months, and I have been continuously applying for jobs. I did not hear back from any client. We have done couple of work, and I listed my portfolio on my ...
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How do companies sustain by working on freelancing sites?

We were asked to do a few jobs via oDesk, elance and guru freelance websites. While working via these services, I noticed that there are many "companies" there who basically use these services to find ...
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Is it required to register under any authorities to work as a freelancer?

I am working for an friend in India and do spare time freelancing software development. I had worked for less then 10 clients and got the payment transferred to my personal account. So my question is ...
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Where can a new freelancer find people to work with?

Offline and online, how can I determine what places someone new to freelancing should frequent to get a solid start; Specifically, someone looking to partner with other freelancers? How can I ...
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Finding a freelancing partner for small business

I'm currently freelancing doing mostly front-end development and design; things are going very well, sometimes a little too well... Lately I'm finding myself overbooked, if they are and hold ups along ...
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Apply and bid for an Android Development freelancing project online

I am an Android Developer, and I'm new to freelancing. I recently created an account on sites like freelancer.com, and I want to take on some projects. As someone new to freelancing, how can I land ...
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To work with a team of reliable software development freelancers, which platforms can I use and how do I get started?

Normally, freelance platforms like UpWork, Guru, Fiverr etc. allow freelancers to offer solo services. Are there platforms that allow freelancers to join a group of software developers to deliver ...
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