Freelancing Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for self-employed and freelance workers

Most popular questions

145 How do I get my first job at a freelancing site? 2013-05-22T05:53:14.717

59 Tracking hours you are working for clients 2013-05-21T21:14:18.857

51 How do you make family understand that you need to stick to a schedule? 2013-07-15T12:47:14.227

48 Hourly billing, is it appropriate to include time to research if you don't know how to do something? 2013-08-29T16:49:54.847

37 How can we prepare for "getting hit by a bus"? 2013-05-22T09:37:38.853

36 When is it ok to ask a client for more money? 2013-05-22T01:02:34.313

36 Where can I find good contract templates? 2013-05-22T16:47:01.607

35 At what point is it no longer a "Free Change" 2013-05-21T20:56:00.420

33 How do I calculate pay rate if I've never freelanced before? 2013-05-22T01:40:28.997

33 How to get over the discomfort of asking for money? 2013-09-15T15:05:58.480

32 Dealing with "friend" who won't pay after delivery despite signed contracts 2017-01-05T05:49:48.820

31 Fixed price or per hour for a web developer? 2013-05-23T07:23:14.840

28 Best approach to finding clients in your own city? 2013-05-24T06:11:21.490

28 How much payment should be required up front? 2013-06-21T09:49:46.043

26 How can I mitigate not being part of a big team? 2013-05-22T16:57:39.777

26 Client wants to pay a percentage of revenue generated by website 2013-10-30T18:22:51.590

26 Unprofessional to leave before project ended for better paid project? 2014-04-24T07:37:51.207

25 Too many projects and no one to outsource them to - how is this possible? 2013-08-16T09:22:08.077

25 How can I start freelancing and get online projects to work on? 2013-08-29T11:49:37.637

24 How to make the jump from normal employee to higher level freelancing 2013-10-28T01:16:52.443

24 How can experienced contractor survive outside Elance/oDesk/Freelancer? 2015-01-30T19:02:37.523

23 Should I bill my clients for bathroom breaks or other various interruptions? 2014-02-10T00:29:22.557

22 Do you fix hourly estimation or accept your mistake and do for free? 2013-07-16T15:20:02.297

21 When is it a good idea to start considering an LLC or incorporation? 2013-05-21T21:52:19.533

21 Is it unprofessional to approach a business, unsolicited, based upon technical problems you see on their website? 2017-09-04T17:23:54.780

20 What does an LLC's limited liability really protect you against (if you are sole owner and employee)? 2013-06-03T04:35:35.297

20 Should I use a written contract when working for small businesses? 2013-06-11T13:45:13.407

20 How can I discipline myself as a freelancer? 2013-12-05T00:40:09.367

19 How to estimate the hourly rate for senior developer? 2013-06-01T10:21:53.750

19 What do web developers charge for site maintenance (not changes/updates)? 2013-09-23T14:48:55.170

19 How to build passive income instead of just selling work hours? 2013-12-23T11:20:18.590

18 Why should I not provide free services to friends when freelancing? 2013-06-01T09:27:36.547

18 Freelancing while being employed 2013-06-02T11:18:43.530

18 Charging more for emergencies because of the client's negligence? 2013-06-17T21:15:47.393

18 How can I be successful as a digital nomad? 2015-07-31T04:36:33.833

17 On a long contract, when is it ok to ask for a raise? 2013-05-22T00:45:27.657

17 How to deal with 'Scope Creep'? 2013-05-22T07:01:54.867

17 How can I advertise myself? 2013-05-22T08:02:44.017

17 Staying in contact with clients when I have a different sleep-wake rhythm (being a night owl or living in a different time zone) 2013-05-23T08:40:52.247

17 How do I put freelancing in my CV? 2013-08-09T16:46:21.550

17 What's the smallest unit of time I should charge for when clients request minor changes? 2013-11-02T00:56:30.150

17 Best way to get clients as a freelance web developer? 2013-12-14T01:14:11.970

17 How to work as a pet sitter with low self-confidence? 2014-01-06T19:31:44.850

17 How do I estimate the cost of building an Android app? 2014-01-10T19:06:05.507

17 Non-US citizen freelancing in the US remotely 2015-02-02T15:20:06.927

16 Filing taxes quarterly 2013-05-22T17:05:56.913

16 How to handle silly requirements? 2014-03-05T15:55:28.340

16 Do I risk anything if I shut down a product that hasn't been paid? 2014-04-10T11:30:45.600

16 Upwork taking 20% of my money. Alternatives 2016-07-26T06:17:57.153

15 Should I point out design flaws to my clients? 2013-06-08T20:40:39.190