Software developer's guide to freelancing in Norway
Starting your own business can be nerve wracking: how do I know there are enough of jobs? What should I include in my contract template? How are my company's financial affairs handled? Among other topics, these tough questions occupy the minds of those considering becoming a freelance software developer.
In this freelance software developer's guide you will find information on the steps leading up to starting a business as well as how to run one.
Becoming an entrepreneur is both inspiring and terrifying at the same time. Here we have put together information that we want to inspire you if you are still hesitating to take the step into the freelance world and give you what you need to get started.
On this page we answer the tough questions that occupy the minds of those considering becoming a software freelancer. We also open up the most common reasons why more and more software developers are moving from employment to entrepreneurship.
To start your freelancing journey there are roughly four steps you have to take:
- Establish contact with a freelancing network or agency
- Find a project you really like
- Terminate current employment
- Establish a company
Here you can find the FAQs about becoming a software freelancer in Norway, running a company, customer acquisition and more. Please note that the answers are specific to Norway.
Witted – software freelancing made easy
We will plan the transition to entrepreneurship with you so that there will be no break in the work to be billed. We can start looking for your first project even if you don't have a company yet and are still employed.
Outsourced client acquisition
Don't waste billable hours looking for projects. Our agents will handle the customer acquisition for you.
Support for legal matters
When you need confirmation on contractual or legal issues, our lawyers are at your disposal.
You set your own terms
You set your own terms and conditions, such as hourly rate, workload and what kind of projects (industry, technologies, duration) you want to work on. Based on these, our agents will be looking for suitable projects for you.