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Freelancing
TO BE OR NOT TO BE?
#FromTheTrenches
Software developer
Freelance
Code promiscuous
Geek
Freak
Jorge Jiménez
aka @semurat
WHAT?
WHAT • Consultant
WHAT • Consultant
• Contractor
WHAT • Consultant
• Contractor
• Freelance
WHAT • Consultant
• Contractor
• Freelance
• Entrepreneur
Fuente: infojobs
WHY?
WHY • Bored
WHY • Bored
• Money
WHY • Bored
• Money
• Freedom
WHY • Bored
• Money
• Freedom
• Time
HOW?
HOW • Give a leap
HOW • Give a leap
• Savings
HOW • Give a leap
• Savings
• Clients
HOW • Give a leap
• Savings
• Clients
• Office
Cons
Procrastination
Cons
Scheduled tasks
Cons
Delayed payments
Cons
NO payments!!
Cons
Taxes
Cons
Management
Cons
Self Marketing
Cons
Clients: Lack of
seriousness
Cons
Agreement
Contract
Expectations
Cons
No project
Cons
Pros
Choose suitable
projects
Pros
Your own time
Pros
Maintainable pace
Pros
Earnings
Pros
Hourly cost fixed
by you
Pros
Really?
Pros
Tips
Don’t accept client
work you don’t feel
comfortable with.
Tips
Make an escape
plan
Tips
Get a studio
space
Tips
Get an accountant
Tips
Get a contract,
seriously
Tips
Manage your time
wisely
Tips
Dealing with
stress
Tips
You may have to
sack clients
Tips
Enjoy it!!
Tips
Q&A
Free to be
hired
@semurat
www.semurat.es
https://es.linkedin.com/in/jorgejimenez
jorge@semurat.es
Resources
“¿Cuánto debe facturar un autónomo para ganar como un
asalariado?” by cuentica.com
http://buff.ly/276YOgN
“Hardly working from home” - Video
http://buff.ly/1OaKFZI
Thank
You
http://www.cyliconvalley.es
@cylicon_valley

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