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Danubian Sailor
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17 votes
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How should I deal with my first clients who ask for my portfolio?

15 votes

Risks of giving friend-clients a discount: price discrimination?

12 votes
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Why should I not provide free services to friends when freelancing?

9 votes

Hourly billing, is it appropriate to include time to research if you don't know how to do something?

6 votes

Is it appropriate for a prospective client to require me to purchase third-party tools?

3 votes

How to utilize charity work for building a business

3 votes

How Should I Track/Group Receipts and Expenses as a Freelancer?

3 votes

Should I lower my per hour rate to be competitive with overseas firms?

3 votes

Staying in contact with clients when I have a different sleep-wake rhythm (being a night owl or living in a different time zone)

2 votes

Implement features in case the employer doesn't pay

2 votes

How should an independent contractor's resume differ from that of a candidate seeking a permanent position?

2 votes

How much bookkeeping or accounting knowledge is necessary when going freelance?

2 votes

What guarantees do employers/freelancers needs to take for big projects?

2 votes

In terms of industry standard, what qualifications are required for internet-based freelance translating?

1 vote

Is making a connection on a networking website such as LinkedIn a good first step?

1 vote

On a long contract, when is it ok to ask for a raise?

1 vote

How can I mitigate not being part of a big team?

1 vote

What should be on an invoice?

1 vote

Donating my work to charitable organizations without incuring legal liability?

1 vote

Should a contractor charge a higher hourly rate for a shorter term contract? Rules of thumb?

1 vote

Does the type of payment method reflect the implied professionalism of a freelancer?

0 votes

Should client requirements be included in a contract?

0 votes

How to backup declared income when the invoice is lost?

0 votes

Do I need a formal business plan to run a successful freelance business?

0 votes

What are the risks associated with solely relying on freelancing income and making it as a career?