12 steps from employee to freelancer

“OK, I think freelancing software development is right for me. What steps should I take to get there?” I’ve laid out the most important steps below. Note that some details may change slightly depending on whether you’re doing online remote only or focusing on local, regional, on-site, and hybrid projects. You don’t have to do … Continue reading 12 steps from employee to freelancer

Freelancer, contractor, or consultant?

“So what do I call myself when I go self-employed? I see people refer to independent developers as freelancers, contractors, and consultants, and it’s unclear what the difference is…” They are not mutually exclusive words. Let’s first attempt to define the different terms. Definitions Contractor A contractor builds things for others. For software developers, this … Continue reading Freelancer, contractor, or consultant?