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Dale Ross
Independent Contractor at Self Employed · | 8 upvotes · 29K views

I started out as an Independent Contractor just about a month ago and wanted to start on the right foot. I did a bit of searching on Hacker News when I needed an Invoicing Solution. Freshbooks caught my eye initially but I decided to check StackShare for a more cost-effective solution. The Zapier integrations are pretty neat, the templates are cool and I'm looking forward to what else it has in store.

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Pros of Surge
Pros of Wave
  • 16
    Free plan
  • 12
    Simple
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    Free custom domain support
  • 10
    Deployment via command line
  • 3
    Smart about urls
  • 2
    Fast
  • 1
    Automatic urls based on filenames
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    404 status page based on 404.html
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    Free ssl
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      No free redirects
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      What is Surge?

      Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.

      What is Wave?

      It is a free, online software alternative to Quickbooks. Wave helps manage invoices, credit card payments, accounting & payroll. Best for small businesses & freelancers.

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