Freelancer Handbook V3

 by CodeControl

Freelancing Essentials.
For Free ✌️

Freelancing isn't easy. We put together this free handbook to help you start and thrive! 

Inside you'll find actionable tips, inspiring stories, synthesized lessons, and tailored resources. We've been helping freelancers succeed since 2015 and this is our 3rd edition of the handbook. 


A digital freelancer's best friend.


Learn the trends: discover insights on the Future of Work and why freelancers are the ultimate winners.

Design your life: choose from our curated list of tutorials and resources to create your own freelance life and workflow. 

Level up your game: learn how to automate your leads pipeline and ace your client interviews. 

Get inspired: discover the stories of experienced tech freelancers, their biggest challenges but also greatest triumphs

What Freelancers Say About It  

"This handbook is a must-read for anyone thinking of jumping into freelancing & senior freelancers who want to improve their way of working. I’d recommend this guide & the CodeControl community!"

"The future of work will not arrive in the near future, it's already there. This guide will help you to adapt to the changes the world is facing instead of fighting it."

"Thanks to the CodeControl team for putting out yet another well written and actionable guide for us tech freelancers. Freelancing can be daunting and this guide is such a big support.

David Leuliette
Freelance Software Developer 

Irina Spicaka

Freelance Digital Designer 

Lisa Bösch

Freelance Product Manager


We are CodeControl.

We are a Future of Work company - our mission is to enable professionals to realise fulfilling work. We've built up a curated community of 700+ of the best freelance developers, designers, & product managers around. Apart from providing kick ass projects, we eliminate everyday hassles with innovative products.


CodeControl manages 700+ trusted freelance developers, who create top-notch software for clients like Lufthansa, BCG, and mymuesli.