This post is with regards to a recent call I had from a prospective client. It started off the usual way. He told like, like a story, his set of requirements. I asked some questions for clarifications, and after some good 2-ways convo, he asked me for an estimate cost. I told $x,000 is an […]
Many people have asked me, since I’m a freelance web developer, why don’t you, duh, use freelancer.com? Render your services there and make some serious money, you know. Reason: because I have heard enough horror stories to not even venture there. This post is about just ONE such incident. Is freelancer.com a scam or not? […]
This discussion came during a meeting with a client, as a freelance web developer. As expected, a client will judge the strength/capability of a web development company by asking the all-famous question: How big is your team? Nothing wrong with that, because I used to hire external web developer companies or freelance web developer as […]
Today I will attempt to answer this question because someone asked me so. There was once a time when I did my own designs. Take note: I’m a programmer primarily. So, of course, my design sucks. Some clients told me, some didn’t, some showed with their expressions. Overall, it showed. Then, I realised something. Why […]
This article shows the step-by-step on how scammers carry out their scam using WhatsApp. It’s for educational purpose so that you are wary. Step 1: You might have a friend whose WhatsApp account is compromised. You receive a message from him asking you to send over a six-digit WhatsApp verification code that had been sent […]
Corporates businesses have their conference rooms. I have Rivervale Plaza. That’s one aspect of a freelancer’s life others should know about. As a freelancer, without a specific office location, I have had meetings at various types of places. One of my favourite is Heavenly Wang at Rivervale Plaza (Singapore). It is quiet enough, and we […]
This article is to highlight my amusement at some trend changes I observed in the way clients address me. I’ve been in this IT field very long and I notice that nowadays, people are calling me by a different salutation.
“Do you do regular maintenance on our system?” This is a common question asked by prospects/clients who are thinking of developing a new project/system with me. I take this article opportunity to say my take on this.