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How to Get Jobs on Upwork in 7 Days (with No Experience)

How to Get Jobs on Upwork in 7 Days (with No Experience)

Figuring out how to get jobs on Upwork can be a great way to start a freelance career—which can be both exciting and worrying at...

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2021?

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2021?

If you’re having trouble deciding on FreshBooks vs QuickBooks, this in-depth guide is for you. We’ll explore the pricing, features, and other factors you’ll want...

Freelance Retainers 101: How to Collect Monthly Retainer Fees

Freelance Retainers 101: How to Collect Monthly Retainer Fees

A freelance retainer is by far the best way to stabilize your income as a freelancer. But figuring out how to structure your pricing as...

How to Get Paid As a Freelancer in 2021 (Apps & Advice That Work)

How to Get Paid As a Freelancer in 2021 (Apps & Advice That Work)

Getting paid as a freelancer can be extremely rewarding or terribly frustrating depending on your situation. Maybe it’s because most schools never teach students how...

11 Sites like Upwork for freelancers who need clients fast

11 Sites like Upwork for freelancers who need clients fast

There’s absolutely no question sites like Upwork can be a really quick way to find new clients and get freelance jobs. I used to be...

Which is Best: Upwork or Fiverr?

Which is Best: Upwork or Fiverr?

The freelance industry is growing quite fast, and today, companies need versatile talent more than ever. Gone are the days when freelancers were looked through...

Leverage the best tools for freelancers

If you’re serious about growing your freelance business, you’re going to need the right tools. For starters, we’ve rounded up some of the best and favorite freelance business tools we’ve discovered over the last 10+ years below:

FreshBooksThe #1 invoicing & accounting solution for freelancers. Start for free
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Read the latest on the Millo blog

Our team of talented experts and writers publish fresh new helpful content on the Millo blog every week. Here's our most recent stuff.

My 9-Step Guide To Attracting “A-level” freelance clients

My 9-Step Guide To Attracting “A-level” freelance clients

Remember that time you created the most amazing logo concepts for that client? You smashed it out of the park. Completely nailed the brief. So...

24 Freelance Writing Niches to Dial in on Your Ideal Clients

24 Freelance Writing Niches to Dial in on Your Ideal Clients

You probably heard it over and over again in school and at the beginning of your career, but it bears mentioning yet again: writing is...

Top 6 Side Gigs for Digital Nomads That Will Make you a Lot of Money

Top 6 Side Gigs for Digital Nomads That Will Make you a Lot of Money

Making money online is one of the most effective ways for digital nomads to earn a living. That’s why most people leave their full time...

10 Great Portfolio Websites to Take Inspiration From (+ Tips to Create Your Own)

10 Great Portfolio Websites to Take Inspiration From (+ Tips to Create Your Own)

Building a personal brand is not just for public figures. You can take inspiration from celebrities in your industry and leverage the benefits of personal...

8 Essentials for Every Graphic Design Proposal You Send (+ Example)

8 Essentials for Every Graphic Design Proposal You Send (+ Example)

Are you trying to start your own graphic design business? If you are, here’s a little secret: you’re going to need more than just experience...

How “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails Help Retain Clients

How “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails Help Retain Clients

“Thank You!” The two magic words that enhance customer loyalty. Not everyone enjoys paying bills, but when clients do make a payment, it’s a great...

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Catch up on the Millo podcast

Listen in on weekly coaching calls with freelancers who are working to scale their business. New episodes every Thursday.

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The Power of Personal Brand

On today’s episode, we have a coaching call with Denise, a freelancer from South Carolina, USA.   ....

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A Flood of Questions (Can We Keep Up?)

On today’s show, our guest Nouman slams us with more questions than any guest before and we do our ....

S12 E11 — 51 min

Are High-Ticket Clients Enough?

On today’s show, we have a conversation with Rachel Cooke who designs high-ticket training experie ....

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Should Managers Code?—Introducing 'Compiler', an original podcast from Red Hat

To listen to more episodes or subscribe to Compiler, click here. Technology can be bold. But it can  ....