Should you take hourly or fixed payment?

Should you take hourly or fixed payment?

Should you take hourly or fixed payment? Someone has contacted you and expressed interest in your service. It’s your first client! Congratulations! After understanding what your client wants, it’s time for the hard question, “How much would this cost?” Freelancer payment methods have several. Here we will go over fixed rate and hourly rate. How to charge?…

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How to use your failure?

How to use your failure?

When it comes to the time that matters, it’s the time to pull together and take the challenge head on. Diamonds come from pressure – my high school basketball coach, Coach Campbell It was not the case for me. For me, I was a lump of coal that got smashed into powder when it came…

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Why do we need WeChat JS SDK?

Why do we need WeChat JS SDK?

Well, maybe you don’t need to use it. Here are the list of benefits that WeChat JS SDK provides. What is WeChat JSSDK? WeChat JSSDK is a bridge between a website and WeChat native app. It allows a website to do more in WeChat. Why do we need WeChat JS SDK? As you might have…

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Tim Ferris: Why you should define your fears instead of your goals?

Tim Ferris: Why you should define your fears instead of your goals?

Stoicism saved Tim Ferris from  committing suicide. He suffered from depression. Here’s how he coped with it and prevent self-destruction.   Stoicism – “virtue is the only good” for human beings, and that external things—such as health, wealth, and pleasure—are not good or bad in themselves, but have value as “material for virtue to act upon”.  …

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Why do we need product manager?

Why do we need product manager?

As a guy doing the executions and making things happen, this is a legit question that I think to myself while coding. Why do we need a product manager? I can set deadlines. I can define features scope. I can think of ideas. I can point at things and say, “Hey, that’s not working” The…

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What it means to be a freelancer?

What it means to be a freelancer?

Freelance is an interesting word. Are you full-time? Are you part-time? Are you self-employed? Are you an entrepreneur? It’s like looking at a spork and say, “What are you?” “A fork?” “A spoon?” Dictionary.com defines freelance, a person who contends in a cause or in a succession of various causes, as he or she chooses, without personal attachment or allegiance. “As he or she chooses” is a huge part of freelancing, but I would argue with “without personal attachment…

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Mentality Shift of Freelancer

Mentality Shift of Freelancer

Freelancing is more than a paycheck change. It’s a state of mind. Some mentalities might work in a regular 9–5 jobs, but it could be detrimental in a freelancing career. 1. Weekend mentality The other day I asked my freelancer friend, “How was your weekend?” He said, “It’s Friday, dude” That’s when I realized that…

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Decision matters more than effort

Decision matters more than effort

Few years ago, a friend told me that the environment has a huge impact on a person. Then I replied that person can also have a huge impact on the environment. In retrospect, both are correct. You can influence your surrounding, and your surrounding can influence you. But which requires more effort? Changing your environment…

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Things freelancer never told you

Things freelancer never told you

What inspired me to become a freelancer? I was living in an airbnb share house a few years back. Most people came on their vacation with their cameras and tour guide. Occasionally, there are a few people staying a bit longer. They came with their laptops and headphones. They are freelancers or digital nomads, traveling…

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Don’t let job title define you

Don’t let job title define you

We live in a structured society. Structured organization. We like predictability to our surrounding. It’s a wonderful thing to go to sleep knowing that you will be paid doing what you were doing today. The boss likes it. The customers like it. Predictability is great for stability in business. It would suck to pay for…

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