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How are images, icons, videos, logos, etc. budgeted, and who chooses them, the developer or the client?

Are images, icons, videos, logos, etc. included in the final budget or are they charged later when the developer has to buy them? And also, who chooses them? Are they chosen by the developer, taking ...
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Buying a domain for your client

I own a web development company. We were approached by an individual who had purchased a company and planned to rebuild the website and rebrand. Right after the call we found and purchased the domain ...
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Can I get into freelance web development with just basic web dev knowledge?

I'm not an experienced web developer but I'm in college and really needed a quick job as I'm in a financial pit. I can hack up a website in Python/Django in short time depending on complexity. (Eg. a ...
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Looking for “get foot in the door” small contract ideas for finding web design and IT services clients

Times are tough and finding clients for a full website is getting tougher, so I'm looking for parallel services I could offer to get my foot in the door, small mini contracts to help make their ...
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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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Web development: how to convince clients to invest in upgrading their sites

I manage about 30 company websites with Joomla 1.5, 2.5, 3.4. The reason why I did not migrate 1.5 and 2.5 to 3.4 is because the owners didn't want to invest in rebuilding their websites from scratch ...
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Is there a job description or role that fits in between web developer and content manager or webmaster?

I am a web developer who often gets asked by prospective clients to be available on-call to handle tasks which I consider to be content management. My aim is always to code myself out of the picture ...
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How to manage hosting? How to show design and then migrate?

Which hosting service do you normally use to start a website's design (using WordPress) and show the client online? Once the site is done and approved, the client gets their own hosting service and ...
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Connecting to clients server - Safe?

I just started working with a new client who is overseas (as many of my clients are) and I'll be doing work on their website. They gave me their login information along with their FTP information so ...
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Is a single page site better for SEO and visitors, or is a site with various pages better?

I am a freelancer, and I have a small team of freelancers that works with me on large freelance Web development projects. I am offering Web design, development, and SEO. I created a website with ...
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Keeping up with client work and emails

I am a freelance web developer that is looking for a service/software to keep track of work I need to do for clients. I have quite a few clients, and most of them usually only need an hour or two of ...
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Charging extra for manageable content

My client was surprised that some images of the site I built for him weren't manageable from WordPress admin dashboard. He thinks everything should be manageable by default. Do you guys charge extra ...
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What should I do as a starting freelance web designer/developer? [closed]

I'm going to start as a freelance web designer in Spain. My concerns are that I don't know how much, what or when to charge my clients. Would a Wordpress website be more expensive because of its self ...
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Where to find good online web developers and avoid scams?

First i though about Elance and Odesk. I've already hired there for other little jobs and i was satisfied. Now i need someone for a 4 months job. On these platforms I found some great developers from ...
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In Germany do I need to file as a business in-order to receive ad revenue?

I run a website as a hobby. I have to pay for hosting, I don’t earn anything with it. I want to include advertisements/affiliate links, so it’s likely that I will earn some money with this website. (...
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What skills does front end developer needs to be marketable as freelancer?

I am trying to become a front end web developer. Initially i thought i'd be just web designer. But i also wanted to do animation myself, so i learned javascript thoroughly and css3. While i was at it ...
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As a web developer, how much should I charge a British company?

Is there someone from Great Britain who can help me understand how much pay should I ask for as a freelance web designer in case I start offering my services in the UK? Is there a minimum amount that ...
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Community for freelance webmasters who want to make portfolio with non-profit projects?

This question is inspired by How should I deal with my first clients who ask for my portfolio? Is there any established community for non-profit organizations and hobbyists looking for a freelancer ...