Web Development

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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9 Freelance Developer Books Every Coder Must Read

Freelancing is the new mega trend of our time. Large freelancing platforms such as Upwork and Fiverr grow double-digit—they’re out to disrupt the organization of the world’s talents. And it seems like they’re succeeding! Do you want to participate in this trend rather than only holding on to your cozy developer job as long as …

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Top 11 Freelance Developer Courses for Maximum Success

Freelancing is the new mega trend. And there’s a good reason: more and more companies see the cost benefits of hiring outside expertise by the hour. Much like cloud computing revolutionized the server market, freelancing disrupts the talent market with a pay-as-you go model for businesses. The big benefits for freelance developers are convincing as …

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