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Is payment gateway integration considered part of the deal?

There is not an objective answer to whether it's part of the deal, as you and the client obviously disagree. Most would agree that ideally all requirements should be spelled out in a contract - and ...
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Is payment gateway integration considered part of the deal?

This should be defined and negotiated before any work begins and detailed in any contract. The purpose of a contract is to clearly define what is to be completed and what fees are associated with that ...
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How do you handle confusion / disagreements with changes during projects?

Changes are unavoidable; to handle them, I find using an hourly rate works better than a fixed-price project. Fixed price has the potential to seriously sour the relationship, as the client naturally ...
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How to ask for increase the budget for a freelancing project

"This isn't what was agreed upon. I'll need to re-scope the project and provide a new cost estimate." Be forthright, upfront, and honest about it. The client is certainly aware they've made ...
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How can I get web development clients in the music and entertainment business?

First the bad news: you are not, and probably never will be, "done" with the dull boring big name clients. You are in business, not indulging in a hobby. Those dull clients are the ones who will ...
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Agile methodologies when developing software as a freelance?

As an organization development professional, I take the view that scrum agile is a project management tool that is very lightweight and flexible for small teams. For a freelancer, the use of planning ...
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How do you handle confusion / disagreements with changes during projects?

I share your pain, even though I am in a different field - doing scientific R&D, mainly developing systems for analyzing data from measurements made by scientific equipment or in medical studies. ...
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Is payment gateway integration considered part of the deal?

He didn't talk about this payment integration before. Then it's not your problem. It's his problem 1000%. You just politely say that it wasn't specified. And if you feel it's outside of your ...
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How do you handle confusion / disagreements with changes during projects?

What we do for our company is give a fixed price and state that in the contact with their specific needs like you do. Then, also have in the contract that any additions are a charge of $$ per hour and ...
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