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I haven't got this far, but I do have a "personal" network of professionals I can lean on, and they can lean on me. This was started by me being an employee of a workplace that many of those professionals frequented. After I went on my own, we kept in touch. In my case, we just regularly keep contact, whether it be on Linked In, or popping into their ...


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The first thing you want to do is establish your network. As a freelancer, your network is your lifeline. Surround yourself with developers who you aspire to be, and people you want to work with. You will end up becoming who you hang around. I have been freelancing for a few years, 100% remotely, and 90% of my work as a mobile developer was landed by word ...


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I'll advise you to get an intern position with a local tech company. As an intern, you will work under the guidance of senior developers as you gain real world experience. Never be afraid to make mistakes in coding and life ( as long as they are not deadly). You will learn and grow faster by making mistakes. They will make you a much more smarter ...


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I've been running a small software/web development company for more than 10 years now and I run into this issue quite frequently. Not as often as I used to, but still more than I'd like to. I found some years ago that it is important to follow the 80/20 rule. That is, 80% of your income comes from 20% of your clientele. Your clients aren't afraid to fire you,...


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