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What are the options to bill your clients? Which one is better? What’s the difference, anyway? And are there any other alternatives? Let’s take a look.

First, we should lay down some ground rules, aka what does it even mean getting paid by the hour or by the project?

Getting paid by the hour

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This one is easy. You spend 50 hours building a website; your invoice will show 50 hours * your hourly rate. Plus any extra maintenance fees, of course.

This option is a perfect fit for:

  • Single client continuous work,
  • uncertain project budget,
  • predictable cash flow,
  • unpredictable or new clients.

It directly projects your skillset and how confident you are in your abilities. …


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A time tracker is an essential tool for almost any freelancer. It doesn’t really matter if you are paid by the hour or by delivered project. You still need to track your most precious commodity. At least if you are serious about your work.

Let’s dive in and explore the best time tracking software available in 2020.
But before we get to the list, there are some things to consider.

Free or paid?

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Should you go for a product with free tier? Is it going to be free even if you use it daily and fill with data? …


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So you’ve just started to plan your new online business when realizing you have no clue how to accept online payments. I don’t mean earning money, but how to allow people to actually pay you.

You are not gonna ask everyone to do a wire transfer, are you? Ain’t nobody got time for that!

It doesn’t matter if you wrote an e-book, created an online course, started freelancing, or opened an online store. …

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