Questions tagged [information-technology]

Information Technology is the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information.

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some advice to start as a freelancer [closed]

I am fluent with vulnerability research, and penetration testing, and red team tactics, and I only hold OSCP . I was thinking about on creating a website similar to company services , and giving ...
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Do I need to be a company to run my start-up like web entertainment portal?

Let's assume I have created quite a successful online service for entertainment, which does not sell anything and the only potential income would come from advertisement. Let's assume it is big enough ...
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Is a hosting party a 'third-party'?

I'm creating a new privacy document based on the GDPR. I have a site which collects some personal data (first name, last name, location, etc). My site (including database) is hosted by a hosting ...
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How do I advertise my freelance services effectively?

I've attempted a couple advertising campaigns on Facebook and Yelp, but after $250 on Yelp and $20 on Facebook I have nothing to show for it. What can I do to get more clients? I specifically do IT ...
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How should I calculate rates for computer maintenance services?

I'm looking to start offering maintenance to my clients whom I have setup sites of computers for. I'm currently thinking of a business with four computers in three different sites. How much should I ...
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How to deal with non-respect of payment-terms?

I'm working as a Freelance for 2 months (4 months remaining). The contract between my headhunter and me mentions 3 entities: My own company Headhunter's company End client's company I just learnt ...
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How can the online freelance IT market be segregated?

So you find an ideal IT project that requires your exact skill set, except it's being offered for pennies on the dollar. Freelancers from countries with the lowest salaries are more likely to make a ...
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Am I supposed to be paid even though my work isn't used?

There is a person I know that needed a logo for a game server, we talked and he found out that I have experience and have skills in Photoshop to make a decent logo, so he asked me to make a logo that ...
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Next level of freelancing and growth

I have been doing freelancing as a developer for last 6 years. Initially I started while I was on job but now I am doing full time freelancing. There was a time when I was getting more work than I ...
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Legality of providing freelance support for a product which my current employer previously supported

I currently provide technical support for a very niche product sold by a relatively big-name company (at least within this particular industry). However, they are planning on ending support in a ...
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Convincing a non-technical client that a product/service is a bad idea

I have a client that wants me to post a competition for a large group of student freelancers to build an iOS app for an alumni group. The problem is that I have looked at the basic spec and it really ...
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Is there a freelance / contracting website that mostly focuses on the United Kingdom market and caters mostly for UK remote-based IT workers?

As an experienced Software Developer in the United Kingdom, I am looking for a mature Freelance or Contracting website that caters mostly for United Kingdom based companies and remote-based IT workers ...
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Is there a freelancers' website only for Windows Server troubleshooting jobs?

I am an Infrastructure engineer on the Windows Platform and I live in India. Is there a website dedicated for remote freelance troubleshooting and remote administrator jobs for the Windows Server ...
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Licensing or selling a mobile application to another company

I have made an application for android devices which basically predicts football games results depending on certain variables, this was a prototype, available free. The method and principle are ...
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Is there any benefit of taking skills test on freelancing sites?

There are several skills tests on freelancing sites.They are usually very long and very tough.I was wondering if getting good scores on these tests are helpful to the freelancer or is it just a waste ...
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Language requirements for IT-contractor working in Denmark?

What languages are required (typically) for IT-Contractor who wants to work in Denmark? Usually in bigger European countries (such as Germany, France) you are required to know its native language, ...