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Meet the Founders Who Built 6 Products in 6 Months and Learned How to Ship Better Software Dec 02, 2017
Meet the Founders Who Built 6 Products in 6 Months and Learned How to Ship Better Software

Have a habit of building something but never finishing it? Here's how two founders built 6 MVPs in 6 months to curb their habits and start making revenue.

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Freelance Payment Options: ACH vs. Wire Transfer vs. Transferwise vs. PayPal vs. Payoneer vs. Bitcoin Nov 29, 2017
Freelance Payment Options: ACH vs. Wire Transfer vs. Transferwise vs. PayPal vs. Payoneer vs. Bitcoin

Learn about the pros and cons of six popular payment options to retain the most money from your freelance projects.

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From Salary to Hourly: How to Set Your Freelance Developer Rate Nov 21, 2017
From Salary to Hourly: How to Set Your Freelance Developer Rate

Read about the three important factors to consider when setting your freelancer rate, including type of projects, skill set and level, and income after taxes.

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7 Best Practices for Your Developer Onboarding Process Nov 16, 2017
7 Best Practices for Your Developer Onboarding Process

Check out these seven best practices to create a successful developer onboarding process.

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How Much Does a Website Cost? A Breakdown of Website Maintenance Costs Nov 13, 2017
How Much Does a Website Cost? A Breakdown of  Website Maintenance Costs

Read about the ongoing costs of maintaining a website, from hosting to domain names, to APIs and repos, to better gauge how much you need to succeed.

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40+ Upwork Alternatives: Best Freelance Websites for 2018 Nov 10, 2017
40+ Upwork Alternatives: Best Freelance Websites for 2018

Freelance talent sourcing giants like Upwork aren’t the only options to find the remote workers you need. Check out this list of 40 Upwork alternatives.

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Freelancer Invoicing Software Comparison: Harvest Invoice, Wave Apps, and More Nov 03, 2017
Freelancer Invoicing Software Comparison: Harvest Invoice, Wave Apps, and More

Read about the pros and cons of five free freelancer invoicing software tools, including: Harvest Invoice, Wave Apps, Invoicera, Invoice Ninja, and Bonsai.

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Freelance Web Developers vs. Dev Shops: What’s Right for My Software Project? Nov 01, 2017
Freelance Web Developers vs. Dev Shops: What’s Right for My Software Project?

You’re ready to build your software, but do you hire a freelance web developer or contract a software development company? Here’s a guide to help you out.

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How Quuu’s Founders Used Thinking “Small” to Build a Hugely Successful Product Nov 01, 2017
How Quuu’s Founders Used Thinking “Small” to Build a Hugely Successful Product

Mubs and Daniel spent a weekend to build something small, and launched Quuu in 2015. The platform has grown to over 35,000 users, and here's how they did it.

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The Soft Skills You Need to Ace Freelance Developer Interviews Oct 27, 2017
The Soft Skills You Need to Ace Freelance Developer Interviews

Read about the essential soft skills freelance developers need to succeed for vetting and client interviews.

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