Coding in Flow Podcast

How to Become a Successful Freelance Programmer | Donn Felker

November 16, 2021 Florian Walther Episode 2
How to Become a Successful Freelance Programmer | Donn Felker
Coding in Flow Podcast
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Coding in Flow Podcast
How to Become a Successful Freelance Programmer | Donn Felker
Nov 16, 2021 Episode 2
Florian Walther

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.

Check out our sponsor:
https://getstream.io/codinginflow

For the episode links, please visit the Youtube video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwI-4B7I3A8

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💰 For business requests and sponsoring opportunities, contact me at: info@codinginflow.com

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

Special thanks to Munsur Creative for producing the soundtrack of this podcast!

Support the Show.

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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.

Check out our sponsor:
https://getstream.io/codinginflow

For the episode links, please visit the Youtube video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwI-4B7I3A8

📺 Subscribe to the podcast on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/c/codinginflow?sub_confirmation=1

💚 Support us on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/codinginflow

💬 Join our free developer community:
https://codinginflow.com/discord

📨 Receive free podcast summaries by subscribing to our newsletter:
https://codinginflow.com/newsletter

📣 Follow Coding in Flow on social media:
https://www.instagram.com/codinginflow
https://twitter.com/codinginflow
https://www.tiktok.com/@codinginflow
https://www.facebook.com/codinginflow
https://www.linkedin.com/company/codinginflow

💰 For business requests and sponsoring opportunities, contact me at: info@codinginflow.com

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

Special thanks to Munsur Creative for producing the soundtrack of this podcast!

Support the Show.

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