When you’re interested in starting a business one of the first words introduced into your entrepreneurial vocabulary is validation. Advisors want to drill that into your head. It’s like being a toddler, and your mom is trying to get you to say your first words and repeats it incessantly…
There are a few things to consider when deciding on commission for client referrals.
Bear in mind that numbers are arbitrary. You can charge/give people whatever percentage you want; it boils down to the nature of the partnership, and the amount of work involved.
Not even for freelance web designers. Yes, there are firms, themes, widgets, etc. but nothing will replace humans and their business needs.
Talented people will be freelancers until robots replace all of us.
It’s less about where you find your co-founders and more about your relationship with them.
Remember that business partnership is like a marriage, so you want to know who you’re about to commit to.