Your income doesn't have to be a guessing game.

At Millo, we believe you deserve more than unpredictable, roller-coaster revenue each month. So for starters, we built a free guide.

Read the free guide now

Where you've seen Millo:

Millo on CreativeLive Millo on LifeHackerMillo on Inc.com Millo on How Millo on the Fizzle Show Millo on Web Designer Depot Millo on Smashing Magazine

Whenever I network, I walk away with amazing connections and clients, and I do it by hardly saying a word. How? In this video, I break down my method that works wonders whether you’re a quieter person, a total extrovert, […]

READ MORE

It’s counter-intuitive to grow by taking on fewer clients, but it’s necessary. The thing about client services you find out is that there is an allotment of energy you expend servicing each client you have. You email back and forth, […]

READ MORE

I’ve been running my own business long enough to know that absolutely no one gets into business because they love invoicing. And since it can be such a pain, it’s easy for us to overlook invoicing or pay very little attention to […]

READ MORE

I wanted to be a writer since the first grade. I remember the day like it was yesterday… My teacher told me the Principal wanted to see me in her office. I was terrified.  Every time someone went to the […]

READ MORE

Building a creative business?

Join 33,000+ creatives who have subscribed to Millo.

Let our experienced team share what we've learned about building a successful creative business.



3 seconds is a pretty long time. We usually form an opinion based on visual perceptions much faster. Just think about how quickly you “scan” a brochure on its way from your mail to your waste box or what’s the […]

READ MORE

Lisa Glanz started her career cutting out soccer players in Photoshop for a magazine company. Today 90% of her income comes from selling on design marketplaces. We sat down to chat with Lisa about how online sales allowed her to make a decent […]

READ MORE

Meet Pat the Baker. Pat loves baking cakes, and one sunny morning decided that he wanted to bake the most perfect, delicious, beautiful cake for his new friend, Patty. But Pat had a problem… … He had no idea what […]

READ MORE

Looking for 80-95% OFF awesome design resources?

Millo is happy to recommend the monthly design deals at

SEE THE DEALS

Plenty of stand-up comedians have had fun skewering the silliness of the “What’s your greatest weakness?” question that job interviewers often ask. The two best comedic answers I’ve ever heard are, “I really struggle with attendance,” and, “For me the […]

READ MORE

Testimonials are one of the most powerful sales tools you can have. Nothing beats other people saying you are who you say you are. In this video, I break down simple secrets about when and how to ask for them […]

READ MORE

Ever feel like finding a client on social media is about as achievable as winning the lottery? Maybe you’ve seen tons of stories online about how successful freelance writers are landing clients from Twitter, LinkedIn, or another social site. Yet, […]

READ MORE

Why would anyone choose an uncertain career path that involves facing fears, having to work harder than ever before and not actually knowing if you’ll be able to bring in enough income to continue living as you’d like to? What […]

READ MORE

As a freelancer, it absolutely sucks to start out booking work for each month at $0.00. Because starting over from nothing means that every single month—while you’re also trying to juggle client work, produce your own content, and respond to […]

READ MORE

Our agency’s workflow used to look like this, and while it went well most of the time… it also led to heartache, never-ending projects, and early-onset baldness due to pulling all of our hair out: Conduct all research Create copy […]

READ MORE