[thelist] [OT] Describing role of individual developer operating as a company

Steven Streight steven.streight at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 08:33:59 CST 2007

Thank you Vijay for your patience and your transparency. I feel that I have
learned a lot about a tricky issue that is very relevant to my solo
projects. Good multi-logue!

On 2/27/07, Vijay Immanuel <codelad at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/27/07, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I see three options:
> > 1) Call yourself a freelancer
> > 2) Call yourself a company and do what you can to avoid coming off as
> > the only person in the company
> > 3) Call yourself a company, make clear that you are the only employee,
> > and mention how you leverage subcontractors as necessary
> >
> > I would suggest 3. If you don't like that, I would suggest 1. I think
> > option 2, which you seem most interested in doing, is the least
> > desirable and effective choice for your situation.
> I favour #3 like I mentioned in one of my earlier posts - I operate as
> a company, and I'm its only employee, and I've made sure they realize
> it. The deal itself involves programming their website (mostly server
> side scripting) and putting together their existing table-based layout
> using css - both of which I'm alright with, working alone. So, I think
> that should do fine.
> Thanks again, for the ideas.
> Vijay Immanuel
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