Coding in Flow Podcast

How to Become a Successful Freelance Programmer | Donn Felker

November 16, 2021 Florian Walther Episode 2
Coding in Flow Podcast
How to Become a Successful Freelance Programmer | Donn Felker
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Must listen for any (future) freelancer!
Donn Felker is a software developer and freelancer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. In this episode, we will talk about his new book "Freelance Tactics" and answer all your questions about freelancing, like how to get started and find clients, how to set your hourly rate, if you should use Upwork, and much more.

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Timestamps:
0:00 - Introduction
7:24 - How to get freelance clients
24:51 - Success on Upwork
36:28 - Hourly vs fixed price
39:41 - How to set your rate
48:40 - Negotiation tips
57:22 - Importance of a contract
1:03:05 - Live below your means
1:05:07 - Freelancing vs full-time job
1:17:49 - The future of Android, Flutter & Web Apps
1:26:48 - More about Donn
1:27:30 - Stay in touch

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Introduction
How to get freelance clients
Success on Upwork
Hourly vs fixed price
How to set your rate
Negotiation tips
Importance of a contract
Live below your means
Freelancing vs full-time job
The future of Android, Flutter & Web Apps
More about Donn
Stay in touch