Freelancing

Freelance Developers, Specialize! … But Where?

As a freelance developer, many routes lead to success. But this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t decide which route to take and stick to it! Quite contrarily, the worst is to be a jack-of-all-trades—a freelance developer who doesn’t have the guts to focus on one specialized skill set. Specialization is critical for your success as …

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Freelance Developer LLC — Is It Smart For You?

Should you create an LLC as a freelance developer? In this article, you’ll learn about which clothes your freelancing business should wear. Make no mistake—choosing the right business entity matters. And informing about this question by reading articles like this one may be one of the most important decisions in your professional life. Disclaimer: I’m …

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The Unofficial Freelance Developer Tax Guide [for Hackers]

So, you want to create your thriving freelancing business? Congratulations, this has been the best decision in my professional life—and it’s rewarding to earn more money per time spent (Python freelancer average is $61 per hour), be your own boss, have no commute, and no more meeting. (**Disclaimer Begin**) Am I an accountant? Not quite—I’m …

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How to Build Your Brand as a Freelance Developer [Ultimate Guide]

This guide shows you the importance of building your personal brand as a freelance developer. Why Freelance Developing? Freelancing is the new mega trend in the 21st century. Freelancing platforms such as Upwork and Fiverr grow double-digits year after year. The COVID-19 crisis has revived the interest in remote work and, statistically, most people dream …

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Freelancer Invoice Template

Whether you’re a freelance developer, agency owner, or web designer—each time you charge a client, you must create an invoice for the transaction. Here’s the ultimate freelancer invoice template you can use in your own business: Download the Freelancer Invoice Template in the following formats: Google Spreadsheet Freelancer Invoice Template XLXS (Excel) Freelancer Invoice Template …

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Top 3 Freelance Developer Contract Templates (Free)

This article is for you if you are either of the following: You’re a freelance developer or freelancing agency and you want to offer your services to a client. You’re a client and you want to take the service from a freelance developer. If you belong to either group, you’re in the right place! 🙂 …

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Keep It Simple, Stupid! Minimalism in Programming: How Complexity Harms Your Productivity

This article is based on a book chapter from my upcoming book “From One to Zero: A Minimalistic Approach to Programming”. My programming students often write in with their struggles and failures. Many students ultimately overcome their struggles—but a large percentage of them give up their programming ambitions after realizing how hard creating software can …

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3 Beautiful Website Templates to Impress Your Clients — for Freelance Developers [Free WordPress Themes]

The landscape of work is changing—independent work becomes more and more important on a relative and absolute basis. Upwork and Fiverr, the biggest freelancing platforms, are growing double-digit year after year. Do you want to participate in this disruptive trend and become a successful (part-time) freelance developer? This article shows you the best website templates …

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Freelance Developer Resume Template — Free Download GDocs + PDF [No Signup]

Click on the image to create your own copy on Google Docs—opens the freelance developer resume template in a new tab in your browser: Get this Freelance Developer Resume Template in different formats: Google Docs for editing: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13PmALgq4LWu29zf67fzuqU2bVa9tSEd4gXgE-afqmXg/copy PDF for viewing: https://blog.finxter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Resume-Python-Freelance-Developer.pdf Resume PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Are you looking for a value-oriented, experienced Python freelance developer …

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Freelance Developer Job Description

The pervasive trend to freelance developing is not coming to an halt soon. Millions of coders—beginners and experts alike—flock to this new opportunity to become their own bosses, self-employed, to work on meaningful projects for clients. But what is a freelance developer anyways? This article will give you a clear job description! Freelance Developer Job …

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Freelance Developer Reddit — 30 Posts to Binge-Read

Writing this article, I must confess, was very challenging. Not because the content is difficult to write about—be assured, it isn’t—but because it involves scrolling through Reddit to find the best posts, comments, and subreddits regarding freelance developing. Have you ever found yourself endlessly scrolling through Reddit? Well—somehow I accomplished finishing this article despite the …

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Freelance Developer Quora – The 4 Best Questions and Answers

Quora is an excellent source for information. However, it is safe to say that the vast majority of information on Quora is relatively low-quality. In this article, we compiled the best questions and great answers from Quora—all around the topic of freelance developing. So, let’s dive right into the first questions! How Much Can a …

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