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Recommended literature for different aspects of a start up [on hold]

I am considering starting a start up. I am aware that I do not currently possess the needed skills and knowledge (being freshly graduated as engineer). I have defined a couple of domains in which I ...
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How do I reply back to my freelancer if he is not maintaining deadlines and delaying the project?

I am working freelance for a client, and I have around 30 articles to write for him. I decided to outsource 10 of those articles to another freelancer (from Freelancer.com). I have informed my client ...
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How to deal with a client who won't tell description about the site he wants?

I have got this client from freelancer.com where he gave an email to contact him. I contacted through the mail, he said he wants a restaurant site built for him, provided an example and said he wants ...
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Clients with 1-2 days long project asking for daily updates since I was offered the project

It seem to be happening to me often. I have just started freelancing remotely. For now, I am targeting small project (1-7 days long). Usually I try to keep a small backlog of projects so I am not ...
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UK self-employed, not VAT payee, EU client wants EU VAT number

I am a UK-based self-employed consultant, not registed for VAT An EU-based client wants EU VAT number otherwise they won't pay If I register for the number, is it just a paperwork hassle, or do I have ...
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How to apply for Google Ad-Sense with my Youtube channel? [on hold]

How to apply for Google Ad-Sense and how much time does it normally take to have a verified Ad-Sense account linked with a YouTube channel?
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How can I approach US clients with Web Development work?

I'm a WordPress Developer living in the Middle East, I have a strong portfolio and experience. I want to expand my clients base to the US. Because I'm living far from USA, I can't have personal ...
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Can client demand a refund for software that fails specifications?

I delivered software which failed to meet the client's specifications. I followed 90% of the specs, but not 100%. Client is asking for a partial refund, for the features which were not delivered. He ...
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How would a contract look like for allowing developers to reuse source code in other projects?

Say you get hired to build a company some software. The company wants the source code, but it is OK with you reusing the source code in your other projects. What kind of terms should be included in ...
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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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How should I price my Tutor Service on Studypeep [closed]

I am a writer on Studypeep and I have created several services and gotten accepted. I feel like I should increase my price per page. How should I go about pricing my services seeing that most of my ...
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Client requesting things out of my domain in the name of maintainance

So, I happen to develop an inventory management system for a local store. The main owner (An old timer non-techie) of the store was reluctant about the idea, but his son was the one who wanted the ...
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Doing contract work for a foreign client

I'm a US contractor that typically does software development work for companies here in the United States. I was recently contacted by a foreign client who wants some software written. Typically I ...
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Some guidance on how to start as a freelance Web Designer

I am pretty proficient with WordPress, I can make very good looking sites using heavily modified Themes, my camera and Photoshop. I never thought my skills in website making could be worth a dime ...
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How to estimate project costs - Mail (Postal) survey?

A brief background on myself: I am a database developer that does freelance work for multiple companies. I generally manage data for these companies for large projects -- primarily surveys in mining ...
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Is an agreement by email reply enough to act as a signature in a legal contract?

I am about to start a contract with a remote client and want to start quickly. Rather than sending a signed contract by "snail mail" for them to sign and return, would it be enough to email the ...
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How to combine the general advantages of “work for hire” and retain my right for reuse the code?

I'm an independent software consultant and I want to create a framework that lets me solve a wide variety of problems in a niche area. The purpose of the framework is to have existing building blocks ...
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Will be my money transfered to my bank account through Paypal if my VISA card is debit? [closed]

I have a VISA card. It is a debit card only. I linked it to my Paypal account. I want to make some home based activities such as going to Paid To Click sites. But I doubt if my gains will not be ...
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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 can I be paid as founder of a LLC?

A group of friends are going to create a non-resident LLC in the USA. My question is how can we be paid as company founders? Would be possible to be registered as self-employed in our respective ...
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Client refuses to pay, now threatening to sue me for breach of contract

Okay, so, a couple months ago I started working with a man who needed help with his website. He had a very low budget, but seemed kind of desperate and was an older man who was basically banking on ...
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EU freelancer, UK client non-paying and full of it

I started freelancing for a UK client, myself being based in the Czech Republic, about a year ago. I stopped working for them in April, after not having been paid for five months. This is specialized ...
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How to guard against being held responsible for loss/damages whilst helping someone with basic computing?

I'm looking into helping people with the basics of computing: basic excel, word , powerpoint, email, searching the web (Move onto more intermediate things as I grow in confidence and gain teaching ...
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Social Media Portfolios

I'm just starting to come round to the idea of using social media, and as I'm not a big fan, I want to use as few profiles as possible, on my prefered platform which is Twitter. My main area of work ...
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How to give client a bill for service performend half a year ago?

Around half a year ago, I performed a freelancing service for a client worth just a few hundred dollars. I did it as an individual and he paid me as a company, but I planned(and told him about it) on ...
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How to price speculative enquiries

Hello I have a small business that makes bespoke products for a very niche market. My expertise is broadly in making/coding. I get a lot of inquiries from people who want me to realise a particular ...
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How can I replay to job interview on upwork as a developer

I am new to upwork and I get my first job invitation from the client. now I have to write a message to the client for the accepting invitation. I am stuck to write this paragraph. and I am confused to ...
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VATMOSS Do I have to collect it if I sell my design services for a monthly subscription?

I'm completely failing to understand whether or not VATMOSS affects me. As I understand it, I would need to pay VATMOSS if I supplied digital services. If customers supply assets to me (as digital ...
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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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Is there any service to outsource reading job offers I get and negotiating with potential employers?

I have been looking for something like that but I couldn't find anything. Below are details of what I am looking for and what I have tried so far. This question is not a duplicate of Finding talent ...
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Setting up an “exit strategy” without upsetting or causing troubles to clients

I am a web designer / developer (front end and back end). I do that proficiently since more than 10 years, and I am appreciated and good skilled in designing and programming. I work alone in a home ...
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Any ways to earn by getting clicks and views?

I can get a minimum of 5000 views/clicks per day. Is there any that I could use this skill?
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How should I brand myself?

I'm starting a freelancing business and wondering how should I brand the new business: Sole Freelancer. Expert in field. A small studio. Company. No "Personal" brand. I understand that there are ...
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Project which has potential and is important to me but going to fail because of budget

TL;DR I'm working on a software project. The whole thing took a while because both parties were somehow unexperienced but now some milestones are finished. The customer is statisfied and wants to go ...
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Supplying your own people to a client. Conflict of interest? Full disclosure?

I was recruited as a software developer through an agency to an end client. Now having worked with the client for a couple of years they trust me and are always asking if I know fellow developers that ...
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How do I notify my Client that my Consultancy Agreement is expiring & also I want them to renew it

I am a Consultant to a company whose HR, PD & other people have not notified me that the agreement is expiring in a few days. I want to send an email to the CEO, HR, PD and do the following: ...
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How to make sure I will get paid

I am a web developer and SEO for my brother. He has an insurance company and specialises on a certain type of customers that I address with special websites and SEO for him. I'm doing this for ...
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Client hasn't answered nor read my emails

So I've been doing freelance design for this company and I work through email and my website with this one client. I have a Chrome extension that let's me track activity on an email after it has been ...
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Is it okay to prospect my customer's customers?

Here is the situation: I have been working full-time for a customer (let's call him A) over the last month and most of this time was actually spent on projects from a single customer of them (let's ...
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Upwork - How much to charge for an hourly rate if I'm new?

I'm looking to try freelancing to do technical writing so I can pay for college classes over the summer. I'm a Biomedical Engineering student and have experience writing and explaining technical ...
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Any sites for collaborating on for-profit, closed source projects [closed]

Does anyone know of any sites for collaborating on closed source, for-profit software development?
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Can a Western IT software developer make it in online freelancing?

I’ve worked reasonably paid (by Western standards) for 15 years. I'm wondering whether there is any point me trying to crack the online freelance market. I compete against thousands of people with a ...
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Very difficult client now seems to have lost interest

I've been doing a small identity design job for a new client who has been very difficult to work with and he has recently stopped replying to my emails altogether. The main problem is that trying to ...
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Best way to launch your mobile app

I'm looking to launch my mobile app soon, but I need to copyright it and I'm not sure what would be the best thing to do, how should I start, etc. Can I launch an app under self employment or I would ...
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How do I start freelancing in IT? [duplicate]

I'm looking to start freelancing as a C# programmer. I have worked in the field of IT for a while and have a BSc in computer science. But I am new to this and don't know where to start. Is there an ...
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How can a student be a freelancer?

I am a student of Computer Science. It would be great if i could do some jobs in the internet and make some money. So is there any tips for me to do so ?
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What/how to price project?

I have a project with a client and I don't know how to put a price on it. I mentioned that we can do either hourly or fixed price project. He said that it would be better to do everything in 2 week ...
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Do you spend lots of time on a website for your freelance company?

I'm a one man band freelance company and have been using Upwork to supplement my income. I do it part time as well as working full time as a contractor for a government department. I want to start ...
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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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How can I begin with either volunteering or freelancing or online work? [duplicate]

I am ready to do either unpaid online volunteer work or freelance online with some payment or do an online job getting paid regularly. The problem is I don't know where and how to start. I was in the ...

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