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I'm not certain what you are asking. You have a contract stating you'll complete A for a specified sum. You later discovered completing A will take more time than you estimated. You have 2 options: Stick to your contract and complete A as you agreed and learn to better understand the details of project before providing a pricing. Tell the client you ...


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First of all keep in mind that freelancing always is a risk. Sometimes things are going well, sometimes not. Sometimes I love to be free and having no boss, but sometimes I really hate the responsibilities and problems which you only have as a single freelancer (you probably know). I was in a pretty similar situation and here is how I got out of it: Take a ...


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Don't charge the client at all for the time you spend learning how to produce their deliverables. Do charge the client your regular hourly rate for the time you spend working to produce their deliverables. You offered to learn how to do this. In that case the burden is on you to spend your time, not the clients time, on how to produce the end result. If a ...


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Customarily you do not charge interest. If you finance the purchase(s) that's on your shoulders, not the clients. In addition, you should be able to pay off any balance when you receive payment from the client. So markup due to covering costs would cover your interest in the interim. It is customary to markup expenses about 20%. That means you aren't ...


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So you did all the work but they did not like it. Was there a contract? If not you should do one moving forward. I would ask why they are just cancelling and what they would like changed. I would be concerned that they get the money back and they still used your finished project. If there was a contract, did you meet the details of the contract if they were ...


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Since there was an upfront payment, I'm assuming there was some sort of contract or understanding at the very least. So, follow the instructions in the contract. If there was no contract or the current situation is not addressed by the contract, it becomes less obvious whether you should refund money. Many factors need to be considered in addition to any ...


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Like @AlexD said, it depends on the license agreement. Also, did you pay for the vendor product? If it's free or open source then you can 100% forget about compensation. If you paid and they advertised certain functionality that simply didn't exist or clearly not functioning, you may have a small chance because then they could be held liable to some degree....


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I'll start by saying the cold hard truth about websites - most companies don't see them as a way to get new business, or at least not as much as it would cost to build them. You're competing with Facebook pages, with LinkedIn Business Profiles, and the newest WYSIWYG builders from pretty much any hosting company that charges extra. In order to stay ...


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If the client is behind in payments, you don't do further sessions until they have caught up. At the moment, the client owes for one session. Tomorrow, they've doubled that if they don't pay. Never have more money at risk than you're prepared to lose. Your first order of business tomorrow is to ask for payment BEFORE the session.


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If the text of the agreement is as you describe, then what we have here is a contract loophole. Both of you agreed that the site will be complete in 21 days. Both of you agreed that final payment will be made when the site is complete. So you can ask for final payment, but be prepared for your client to say "but the site isn't finished yet." It would ...


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You can try freelancing as with this you don't need to engage with anyone directly and photo ID is also not essential. Here are some of the tips that may benefit you. You can start freelancing with the skills that you have and can easily get some work to do. You can start working on freelancing platforms like Fiverr, Upwork, Freelancer, PeoplePerHour, etc ...


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Create an online presence (example: Facebook Page, Website, Behance Profile, etc. to showcase your work) Start by serving people you know how to design requirements and ask them to leave testimonials for your service. Use Social Media and other avenues to spread your freelancer profile/portfolio, and land jobs/clients. Don't worry about your age, don't ...


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Based on the information the OP has provided, I would say the OP is entitled to full payment, unless the client has a credible reason for being dissatisfied. In general, when a project is cancelled, the contractor is entitled to be paid for billable work already done before the cancellation was announced (the details depend on how the charges are structured)....


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No. You cannot ask for more money - but you can explain that you mistakenly accepted and therefore wish to withdraw from the task without any payment. In fact, you should have done that immediately. We're human, mistakes happen. This will annoy the client - but since it's only been a few days you won't really be hurting them - like you might have had in ...


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With all the restrictions the OP puts on the question, I'm going to say it's nearly impossible to make this work. It could work for someone who is already wealthy and trying to get more wealthy, as in an eccentric wealthy recluse, but what is asked compared to the OP's current position isn't going to happen. The world isn't set up for that kind of thing, and ...


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If you develop mobile or desktop apps... you can sell them online via the Google Play Store, iOS App Store, Mac App Store, etc. For example, the following monetization options are available for Android apps on Google Play: Monetization options: In-app purchases: Use Google Play Billing to sell items and additional features, or to remove ads. ...


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I guess you're going to lose money on this one. If a client ever has the ability to add unknown requirements at a later time after you sign a contract, then doing a fixed-price contract is a very unwise way to go. You can only do a fixed price for a fixed scope of work. Otherwise, you bill for your time and the client can introduce as many surprises as ...


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I don't do any marketing, clients come to me by word of mouth by other satisfied clients. Well, there's your problem. Word of mouth has reached its limit. Start marketing, or start using one of the popular freelancing websites to connect with new clients. I use the latter approach and it has exposed me to far more opportunities than I even have time to ...


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I did not read the entire thing.. just the first paragraph synopsis. ... (real scenario, not fabricated) I purchased a Adobe Photoshop.... While using Photoshop I discover a few "show stopping" bugs, primarily due to how I use the application and my particular system. Nonetheless clear bugs in the software. I detail these bugs and go back and forth with ...


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If you are self employed, you must register as such with HMRC. You will need to allocate 20% for tax and an additional 9% for National Insurance (total 29% off the top). If you will be earning more than around £40k freelancing, get a Ltd company set up. For this, you will need an accountant. They will tell you how much to set aside. If you are umbrella, ...


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