Primary issues related to the freelance platforms revolution
Product development has never been more difficult since the pace at which new technologies occur does not match the pace at which there are experts with specific knowledge and experience to tackle them.

Ultimately, business owners and investors need highly qualified skills of the future and product management competencies required to organize the working process and achieve the desired business objectives.

Refer below to the most frequent issues that take place in relationships between entrepreneurs and freelancers and define the future needs of the target market:
  • There are specific difficulties in understanding the difference between selling particular business tasks and receiving positive business outcomes and significant return on investment.
  • The ability to work in groups makes product development more attractive for freelancers, but it also requires practical communication skills to build rapport and finalize product development at each stage.
  • The overall relationship between certain investors and freelance platforms, teams, or freelancers is an ongoing process of interactions that primarily fails.
  • There are specific problems in hub-oriented freelance platforms due to the lack of communication between team members.
  • Only some freelance platforms experiment with building communities to enable teams worldwide to operate more efficiently at each stage of product development.
  • Most creative freelance platforms operating under Covid-19 economic reality lack proper guidance to deliver their products successfully, on time, and under the given budget.
  • Either investors or business executives tend to support top performers while neglecting other team members, leading to numerous conflicts across most product development interactions.
  • Many investors are eager to finance freelance startups, but they find it difficult to find product owners to run their projects effectively.
  • Business incubators and accelerators can’t guarantee any investment security due to the issues related to in-house communication between all the team members.
  • There is a notable inconsistency in finding high-profile freelancers since it takes much time, effort, and investment to test their skills to ensure they match particular product development needs.
  • Freelance platforms face significant problems uniting talents, investors, and managing parties who can work effectively and achieve respectable product development results.
  • Not all remote or in-house employees are ready to accept flexible working opportunities and can’t deliver their projects as required by investors.
  • More premium services are in higher everyday demand across various platforms, which makes it even more challenging to find the best candidates ready to match the business needs.
Here is the list of problems considered by many freelancers:
  • Finding work;
  • Getting clients to pay;
  • Dealing with price negotiations;
  • Scope creep;
  • Dealing with difficult people;
  • Not having enough experience;
  • Getting paid enough;
  • Having no portfolio;
  • Not having enough work;
  • Too much competition;
  • Clients that request endless updates;
  • Working more than 12 hours daily;
  • Late payments;
  • Sometimes, no payment at all;
  • Lack of directions from clients;
  • Emotional breakdown;
  • Lack of rest;
  • Fear;
  • Perfectionism;
  • Lack of consistency month to month;
  • Vague requests;
  • Micromanaging clients;
  • Unreliable clients;
  • Poor communication;
  • Being easily distracted;
  • Not enough time;
  • Creatively blocked;
  • Lack of focus;
  • Dealing with rejection;
  • Lack of support from the environment;
  • Dealing with criticism;
  • Ridiculous and unrealistic deadlines;