30 Consulting, Freelance, and Side Projects
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- June 20, 2016
React Native Radio | Episode 30
Discussions and Questions: Consulting, Freelance, and Side Projects.
Nader talks about his freelance and consulting experience.
Peter shares his experience with consulting after leaving Trunk Club. Peter talks about starting an LLC business to protect your business.
Nader talks about the cost of an LLC license, and getting clients, and building a networking with a meet up group.
What about you guy any experience in getting and keeping clients? Peter talks about putting yourself out there, using social media.
More talk one building a local networking for your business. The importance of a networking, equity, and things to watch out for in working with people. Kevin talks about getting taken and looking at things realistically.
Nader talks about being hired as a technical cofounder. Lee talks about taking a equity share.
How do you manage your work load and pick your projects?
Nader talks about billing correctly and figuring out the scope of the project. Nader suggest treating for consulting as a job.
So Peter how do you do your billing? Is it hourly, fixed bid, or chucks of time?
Nader talks about charging a higher rate verse a low rate, and communication with your clients. Also some information on paying self employment taxes. Nader also brings up billing based blocks of time on a retainer.
Kevin talk about deliverables and timeline of projects, and having a contract or written document for work. Kevin share more information on taxes an paying self employment taxes or a Schedule C.
Nader ask about how to take payment for clients on consulting jobs. The panel discuss vaults, passwords, and charging for keeping up servers..
Lee shares why he does not do freelancing. How did you transition in to freelancing or consulting.
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