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Freelancing is graduating in December 16

This is just in, Freelancing is graduating Stack Exchange to become an official fully grown site. Congratulations to all of you! :D What changes? No more beta label Official announcement We are ...
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Possible close reason addition?

Law.StackExchange.com has a close reason for something which is asking for specific legal advice. https://law.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/221/policy-for-questions-that-clearly-ask-for-specific-...
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Making contracts: on or off topic?

This question was migrated to us, and I rejected based on the content. Some people are asking that it be allowed, and I'd like to get the community's feedback on it. To me, it's a legal type question,...
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Definition of freelance

This topic came up when discussing a recent question where there was some debate about whether questions about inventing, marketing, or selling a product (that wasn't commissioned by a third party) ...
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Are questions from the perspective of freelancing *customers* on-topic?

On Freelancing, can I ask questions that are not from the perspective of a freelancer, but rather from the prospective customer of a freelancer? For example, would it be on-topic to ask for a website ...
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Allowable topics: people looking to HIRE freelancers having problems?

After a long weekend, I'm back to the grind stone, and saw a question from the opposite point of view - someone having issues getting good Freelancers. This user knows not to directly advertise on ...
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What constitutes a "freelancing" problem on Freelancing SE?

We have a question asked by a new user, who is apparently an independent, self-employed programmer. The question, EAN and UPC codes on Amazon, doesn't appear on the surface to be about freelancing ...
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Updated Help Center - On Topic

I went ahead and updated the Help Center list of topics: Freelancing Stack Exchange is for Self-employed and freelance workers. If your question covers... Agency work while freelancing Selling ...
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How do we tell what makes a good "where to find work" question

As we progress, we'll eventually start to see more of the same questions and will need to identify good close duplicates. The goal isn't to shut out the askers so much as it is to point them to ...
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What should we do with all of the questions asking for software?

One question that eventually surfaces on many new Stack Exchange sites is this: What do we do about questions where the asker is looking for software? These questions oftentimes are based on a ...
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Legal questions - On topic or not?

Can I register myself as CEO for my freelancing company besides being a regular full time employee in a Corporate was asked this morning, but seems to deal more with being a startup company, or with ...
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Is this question about freelancing experience applying to work experience for a job on topic?

This question was asked, Does freelancing experience count in the business world?. The question makes it sound like the asker is leaving the freelancing world and joining the workforce. This question ...
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How is Freelancing different from The Workplace?

I have been browsing the site for a couple of days, and I am honestly confused on how it is different from its sister site, The Workplace. The Workplace caters to a broader audience, however ...
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Help Center Scope - On Topic and Off Topic

The On-topic section of the Help Center (which is new, for those of you who just noticed) is the defining point of any Stack Exchange site; it is, in essence, exactly what a site here is. I've combed ...
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Questions about the requirements to work as contractor in given specialty and/or country on topic?

Are the questions about the technical and non-technical requirements to work as contractor in given specialty and/or country on topic on that site? For example, I've asked the following question: ...
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Are country-specific questions too localized?

Are the country specific situation too localized? On my question EU-citizen working as contractor in Switzerland? one user have said it is only relevant to a small geographic area If it would be ...
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How do we deal with questions that might be on-topic on other sites like OnStartups?

There's a question posted that initially appeared off-topic because it asked about where to incorporate: Is there an ideal state in which to incorporate in the USA? While this is a question that ...
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