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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #120 on: June 08, 2017, 04:51:05 AM »
I'm looking to design a Shopify site. Any experience with a good developer + expert designer?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #121 on: July 24, 2017, 10:20:06 PM »
Looking to pay someone to help with deisiging a simple website. I already have the domain set up with wix but I can't seem to get it to look good enough and to have all the functions I want it to have. Please PM

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #122 on: July 26, 2017, 09:11:28 AM »
North American web programmer wants 60% of project up front and 40% on kickoff is that acceptable terms in the industry?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #123 on: July 26, 2017, 05:39:51 PM »
North American web programmer wants 60% of project up front and 40% on kickoff is that acceptable terms in the industry?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #124 on: July 26, 2017, 05:50:14 PM »

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #125 on: July 26, 2017, 05:52:46 PM »
I didn't pay that upfront.
Didn't or wouldn't?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #126 on: August 05, 2017, 11:27:06 PM »
AFAF: Recommendations for someone to build a forum (similar to DDF but maybe nicer with ability to have ads) or is WixForums easy to set up oneself and have all the features a forum needs? Any advice would help. Thank you.
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #127 on: August 06, 2017, 03:47:01 AM »
AFAF: Recommendations for someone to build a forum (similar to DDF but maybe nicer with ability to have ads) or is WixForums easy to set up oneself and have all the features a forum needs? Any advice would help. Thank you.
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #128 on: August 06, 2017, 11:28:16 AM »
Are you willing to pay for the software?  There are many types...
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Yes they're willing to pay. Which do you recommend is best? They want to have all the features of DDF (likes, post count, profile page, moderators, quoting posts in replies, etc) but they also want to place ads on the site to make $. Thank you.
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #129 on: August 06, 2017, 08:38:08 PM »
Yes they're willing to pay. Which do you recommend is best? They want to have all the features of DDF (likes, post count, profile page, moderators, quoting posts in replies, etc) but they also want to place ads on the site to make $. Thank you.

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #130 on: September 13, 2017, 10:55:15 AM »
North American web programmer wants 60% of project up front and 40% on kickoff is that acceptable terms in the industry?
Lesson learnt and PSA: I proceeded with this on upwork, freelancer did not deliver wanted to open a dispute upwork says you released the milestone there's nothing we can do it is your obligation to review the work if it is satisfactory before releasing the money, when I explained that there was no work since it is a upfront payment they could only confirm that I've been trapped

It is now with a simple Google Search  "upwork upfront payment scam" that I found this

https://community.upwork.com/t5/Clients/Freelancer-wants-to-charge-a-high-upfront-fee/td-p/277796
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #131 on: September 13, 2017, 11:41:01 AM »
Lesson learnt and PSA: I proceeded with this on upwork, freelancer did not deliver wanted to open a dispute upwork says you released the milestone there's nothing we can do it is your obligation to review the work if it is satisfactory before releasing the money, when I explained that there was no work since it is a upfront payment they could only confirm that I've been trapped

It is now with a simple Google Search  "upwork upfront payment scam" that I found this

https://community.upwork.com/t5/Clients/Freelancer-wants-to-charge-a-high-upfront-fee/td-p/277796

Shame on upwork for even allowing such a practice

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #132 on: September 13, 2017, 01:14:47 PM »
North American web programmer wants 60% of project up front and 40% on kickoff is that acceptable terms in the industry?
FWIW IMO these terms themselves aren't completely unreasonable, although 60% upfront does seem a little high. Personally I don't think I've ever taken that much upfront, I'd probably split it into 3 payments.
Of course there are many factors at play with these things. e.g. how big of a project you're dealing with, relationship with client etc.

I think with any industry if you're going to pay upfront you need to know who/what you're dealing with, does the contractor have a good reputation? do you have any protections? etc.

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #133 on: September 13, 2017, 02:07:40 PM »
FWIW IMO these terms themselves aren't completely unreasonable, although 60% upfront does seem a little high. Personally I don't think I've ever taken that much upfront, I'd probably split it into 3 payments.
Of course there are many factors at play with these things. e.g. how big of a project you're dealing with, relationship with client etc.

I think with any industry if you're going to pay upfront you need to know who/what you're dealing with, does the contractor have a good reputation? do you have any protections? etc.
Can't decide if this was his intention initially, however would I know the risk i would never trust him, I put my trust in Upwork
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #134 on: September 17, 2017, 07:50:21 AM »
Can't decide if this was his intention initially, however would I know the risk i would never trust him, I put my trust in Upwork
CC dispute?
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