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Questions tagged [long-term]

A project, job or client with whom you work with for a longer period of time. In terms of freelancing, this is usually a project in which you ensure your income remains steady by building a long-term relationship with a client.

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Can a software development contract have a minimum term stipulation?

Can a software development contract have a minimum term stipulation? Say, can a 'minimum' one year term after, say, one month of acceptable work be included in the contract? I'm interested to hear ...
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Leaving my best longterm freelance client for a Job offer, what's the best way to end this?

I'm a full stack software engineer who have been freelancing for a client for 2 years, it turned to a remote job but we never agreed on any contract she just keep sending tasks and I do them and bill ...
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Decision and negotiation of long term time-consuming job

About 6 years ago I worked as a freelance web designer, developer and products photographer for a local company (15 minutes of car distance from my office) that works in the fashion industry. At some ...
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Must the customer mention the existence of my own company to the final customer?

I'm working as a freelance for 5 months. I signed a contract between my own company and a headhunter; this contract dealing with my mission to the final customer. So there's also a contract ...
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How should I get paid

I'm about to develop an app for Android and IOS to a company of lawyers, the process, meeting, etc will be online since I don't live on their country. The app only will be available on their country (...
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long-term freelancing, pay rate calculation

I was asked for a quote for a two years long full-time freelancing. Are there any reasonable ways to calculate the amount to ask for? My idea would be to multiply 210 workdays/year with my daily rate ...
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Discount for 1-year full-time contract?

A client of mine is thinking to hire me full-time for a 1-year project and told me to let him know about the costs. Now, we all know that I cannot calculate my price as "my freelancer hourly price" *...
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How to find clients/companies with long-term projects and/or steady flow of work

My question is quite simple, how to find a company which wants to outsource a long-term project to someone? Maybe there are some special websites for that? We are a small team of web developers. We ...
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Company stability

I am the owner of a small company, self-employed and working with freelancers every now and then. Working in a high-tech area (IT), selling a software packet and delivering development services. I ...
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Should freelancers seek long-term clients or not?

Companies are forced to seek long-term partners (term) if they think to live for years and keep up with all costs. Are we, freelancers, forced to do the same? Or since our costs are at the minimum ...