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How to Become a Freelancer in 8 Steps (2022 Version)

How to Become a Freelancer in 8 Steps (2022 Version)

Are you considering joining the ranks of over 56 million people in the United States who have made the leap to working for themselves as...

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Freelance Designer in 2022

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Freelance Designer in 2022

Becoming a freelance graphic designer is no easy task—but it’s completely worth the effort. Of course you could just stay at your desk, hating your...

15 FlexJobs Alternatives To Fill Your Client Pipeline

15 FlexJobs Alternatives To Fill Your Client Pipeline

FlexJobs is the top remote work online job site. With over 32,000 jobs listed at any given time, it’s a great way for freelancers to...

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...

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...

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2022?

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2022?

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...

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. Try for free
BonsaiAll-in-one solution for the world's best creative freelancers. Try for free
SolidGigsThe best freelance jobs, hand-picked & delivered daily. Get started
HecticBe in control of your freelance business & become a better you. Try for free
QuickBooksSmarter business tools for the world's hardest workers. Try for free

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

How to Start Your Freelance Video Editor Career in 2022

How to Start Your Freelance Video Editor Career in 2022

You’ve heard the phrase, “content is king.” But in 2022, just any content won’t get the job done. According to a survey conducted by Social...

8 Freelance SEO Tips for Accelerating Your Career in SEO

8 Freelance SEO Tips for Accelerating Your Career in SEO

As the world tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the freelance SEO industry seems to be flourishing. The growth is mainly due to companies...

Master Your Graphic Design Elevator Pitch with These Tips & Examples

Master Your Graphic Design Elevator Pitch with These Tips & Examples

It is so important to be prepared with a graphic design elevator pitch because being a freelance graphic designer is about more than just making...

Preventing Common Mistakes When Hiring a Website Designer

Preventing Common Mistakes When Hiring a Website Designer

Hiring a website designer can be stressful. There are many considerations to make, such as the designer’s price, design style, and experience level. We will...

7 Types of Difficult Clients & How to Avoid Them

7 Types of Difficult Clients & How to Avoid Them

Difficult clients — we have ALL been there. Am I right? You land that elusive contract, start planning how you will spend the money, and...

15 Sites Like Upwork for Freelancers in 2022

15 Sites Like Upwork for Freelancers in 2022

Are you interested in joining the freelancing revolution? The state of the global freelance industry has been changing rapidly since 2020. Major changes are still...

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