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How many of your clients absolutely must make a change, no matter how minor (or just to decide that they like yours better) on EVERY project? Most of them, right? Mine too. Give ‘Em What They Want… People, including your […]

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Last Friday I was one of many speakers at a Communication Conference at my Alma Mater. Having graduated less than two years ago from the school, it was wonderful to go back and visit with faculty and students. In addition […]

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How many of you blog? I know a lot of you do. And I know that blogging can be a huge part of building your design business too. Not too long ago, one of you asked me what the best […]

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So you’re ready to freelance huh? You’ve got your web site up. You’ve got some school projects in your portfolio. You’re ready to start calling clients and pitching your services. So what’s stopping you? If you’re like a lot of […]

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One of the beautiful things about being a freelance designer is the freedom to live where you want, be it within walking distance of the ocean, near family, or three floors above the most awesome coffee shop downtown. But does […]

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One of the most important, overlooked aspects of owning your own design business is preparation for the inevitable rainy day. What would you do if something happened and you needed to take some time off? If you can’t pay your […]

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Today is an unusual day for me. I’m working from home. As many of you know, I’m not a full-time always-work-from-home freelance designer. I have a full time job too. (Don’t hate me, remember?) But today, I’m working from home. […]

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Since I’ve been answering a lot of reader questions lately, I’d like to turn the tables today and ask you a simple question: How much should a freelance designer make? I recently had a facebook fan ask me how much […]

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When I relaunched this brand new version of Millo earlier this year, I asked you to submit your ideas for posts you’d like to see over the next 12 months. (Haven’t had a chance to submit your request? Click here […]

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If you’ve followed the blog for very long, you know that I used to exclusively work as a freelance designer until about a year ago when I got a full-time job working in marketing. Since that time, I’ve had a […]

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Have you ever beat your head against a wall after getting off the phone with one of those clients who just really gets on your nerves? You know the kind of client I’m talking about. And we’ve all had them […]

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Someone asked me recently if all the work and stress that goes into being a freelance designer is worth it. (Before I jump too far into this post, I’d love to hear what you think. Leave a comment and answer […]

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Managing a freelance design business takes a lot of work. A freelance designer has to manage their projects, their clients, their files, and many more. It’s a lot to do for one person. There are many ways you can manage […]

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