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Brajeshwar Oinam

Brajeshwar Oinam

@brajeshwar

How to become a respected, highly paid awesome Freelancer or Consultant

Submitted Dec 20, 2012

To inculcate a sense of “I can do” attitude to developers and designers and learn to command respect from client and be a well paid awesome freelancer or consultant.

Outline

All developers and designers, even if they work at a company on a 9-5 job, do some sort of freelancing or consulting on the side. I’ve come across lots of good developers, designers and even some beginners asking how to stand out of the crowd and be an awesome freelancer or consultant.

I’ll try to give tips, tricks on how to be one of those awesome freelancer or consultant, that commands the respect of the clients and get well paid by premium clients.

The talk will also include:

  • How to set a good price for your work.
  • How to get good paying clients.
  • How to stay relevant and be found by new clients.

Speaker bio

I believes in simplicity and can push the envelop, envisions the betterment of usable and practical solutions.

My freelancing/consulting career spans over 10 years and in the course of that, I’ve learnt a lot - from mistakes to gotchas. I want to summarize and help budding and even accomplished developers and designers on the ways to make them stand out of the crowd and do better at what they love to do, and in return be paid well for their job.

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