captbrogers
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How do you explain a higher rate in person than what you've quoted in an email?
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12 votes

There is nothing wrong with adjusting your quote. You need to understand and really believe that. If you don't, it can be heard in your voice (if you are on a call) or it can be seen in body language. ...

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Should all project get the same post-release support?
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7 votes

I think this has to be done on a case-by-case basis. What is good for one project is not always good for another. I usually base my support cycle on the scope of the project. If it was a weekend ...

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Developer Portfolio - screenshots and codesamples?
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My advice would be to simply be up front. Note that you did not do any design work, and that you can only offer the last 6 months for the reasons you stated. The right kind of clients will be ...

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How prompt should we fix bugs after app release?
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Going along with what @ChrisForrence said, set aside some time each day to deal with bugfixes for previous clients. If you are still in a "support period" with them, and I assume they paid you already,...

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Can a business have two completely different services?
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I have done some cursory searching, and it seems what you are proposing is "unrelated diversification". I am having a hard time finding if there is any way to have such acts be illegal. Quite the ...

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When should you discuss getting paid?
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Everyone will have a different approach, so find what works for you. That can be an amalgamation of what you find here and elsewhere, or it could be absolutely nothing you garner from answers found ...

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How can I reassure a client who is scared of me stealing their idea?
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To be honest, I've never found someone who has a truly unique idea. I'm not saying they don't exist, but too often I've heard, "Hey I've got an absolutely fantastic idea! There's nothing like it out ...

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How does a website with user provided content get started?
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There are usually two methods to getting users, and deciding which one to focus more into or what balance you will strike is, as always, up to you. There is no magic method, no algorithm, no ...

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How to work with another freelancer?
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I've dealt with someone like this before, but it was a full time job not a freelancer. So take what you can from our advice here: Make them quantify why a certain technology/framework is bad for the ...

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how does hourly system work? How does the client know how many hours we worked?
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There are some web applications (that also have a mobile app) that you can use to help track your time. One I have in mind is called Harvest, they have a free plan and paids one as well (depending on ...

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