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Even though you can’t physically hear the chatter, people are talking about your business in a way that the whole world can hear. The internet gives a new meaning to reputation management now that millions of users can find information, […]

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Here at Millo, nothing makes us happier than helping out our readers as much as possible! Recently, JasonG asked the following question: Another problem I have along similar lines is the proper way to respond to ads from people looking […]

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It’s the most common reason many would-be entrepreneurs never venture outside their comfy cubicles. It’s what keeps many small businesses from reaching their potential. And it could be killing your small business. What is it? Fear. 5 Phobias that are […]

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If you’ve been an entrepreneur for long, there are certain metrics (measurements) you practically live by. You know them like the back of your hand. For us designers, it could be something like average dollars per project, average dollars per […]

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If you would’ve told me when I got laid off I’d have a profitable freelance design business a mere 18 months later, I’d have laughed at your absurdity. Heck, I may have even snorted. Losing my job = best thing […]

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Today, I’ve partnered up with Steven at VandelayDesign.com to bring you an awesome deal! I’ve been a fan and follower of Vandelay Design Blog for a while now and they’re always offering awesome deals on helpful ebooks, design tools, and […]

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A note from Preston: Millo is more than 3 years old this year and in 2012, we’ve had a great first half of the year! Why so great? Because so many of you have joined us! My analytics show that more […]

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There’s a reason I love freelancing and entrepreneurship. It’s not the money (although that’s nice). It’s not the fame. (Wait, who is this guy?) It not that I am my own boss. (Sometimes that’s more work than you’d think.) It’s […]

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This post is brought to you by Printrunner, an online printing service that provides label printing. * * * Okay, it’s decided: you’re going on vacation. (Yay! I want a postcard.) As your departure date nears, follow these tips to […]

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Hi, Millo readers! I’m back from a fantastic two-week cruise from Miami through the Panama Canal to San Diego. (My deepest apologies for my belated responses to your wonderful comments.) So it IS possible, as a freelancer, to take a […]

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Yesterday, I was trying to imagine what I should write about today on the blog and, after exploring a few ideas, I thought I would ask you what I should cover. A few great responses came in that I plan to […]

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“All the talent in the world will not help you if no one knows you have it…” What really makes a good designer? Ask anyone this question and you will receive numerous answers. Sure, there are many factors that make […]

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Quoting a project isn’t easy – and knowing how to quote a design project well is even tougher. Part estimation, part research, and part historical evidence, a good design quote creates a fair proposal for both the designer and the client […]

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