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How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

Being a freelancer can be a liberating experience. It gives you the potential to work anywhere in the world, from your couch or a park...

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...

Freelance Statistics Show Freelancers are Happier & Wealthier

Freelance Statistics Show Freelancers are Happier & Wealthier

Freelance statistics have shown a dramatic shift following the global shakeup caused by Covid-19. There are a few reasons for this sudden shift—most of which...

Freelancer Invoicing 101: How to Create an Invoice & Get Paid

Freelancer Invoicing 101: How to Create an Invoice & Get Paid

Running my own small business, I work with freelancers and contractors all the time. And I’m constantly shocked at how many new freelancers don’t understand...

19 Remote Writing Jobs Sites that Post New Jobs Daily for Freelance Writers

19 Remote Writing Jobs Sites that Post New Jobs Daily for Freelance Writers

Remote writing jobs have seriously never been easier to find. Whether you’re a long-time freelance writer looking for more regular clients, or you’re just getting...

14 Awesome Quickbooks Alternatives for Small Business and Freelancers

14 Awesome Quickbooks Alternatives for Small Business and Freelancers

Intuit has been the name in small business accounting for decades, but now, many companies are looking for a QuickBooks alternative. While QuickBooks may still...

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.

Your Guide to Become a Successful Freelance PHP Developer

Your Guide to Become a Successful Freelance PHP Developer

Are you considering a job as a PHP developer? Does the idea of problem-solving daily sound like a wish come true? Is your dream job...

A Quick-Start Guide for Starting a Freelance Business

A Quick-Start Guide for Starting a Freelance Business

The freelance world has gotten a lot of attention lately. It seems that the world has finally discovered what a lot of us already knew....

How to Go from a Freelance Writer to Starting Your Own Content Agency

How to Go from a Freelance Writer to Starting Your Own Content Agency

The COVID-19 pandemic saw significant growth in online businesses around the world. Many companies have switched to online advertising and content marketing to attract their...

8 Things Blogger Business Cards Must Include (with Examples)

8 Things Blogger Business Cards Must Include (with Examples)

Bloggers are having a moment. What started out as a journal or a side hobby for many back in 1999 has become a multi-billion dollar...

Hectic vs Bonsai: Which is Better for Freelancers?

Hectic vs Bonsai: Which is Better for Freelancers?

Hectic and Bonsai are two top-notch freelance suites offering invoicing, CRM, project management, proposals, and lots more. But which is better for you as a...

How to Create An Excel Invoice Template (+ 3 Free Templates)

How to Create An Excel Invoice Template (+ 3 Free Templates)

Are you looking to create professional and high-quality invoices for your business? Using a Google Docs or Excel invoice template is one of the best...

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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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Are You Ready to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant?

On today’s show: maybe you’ve heard expert advice saying you should hire a VA—a virtual assist ....

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[SHORT] Best Software for Getting Paid Faster?

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (o ....

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Give up Control to Build a Successful Business

On today’s show: are you a bit of a control freak? Being hesitant about giving up control in your  ....

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[SHORT] Should I hire a CPA or use a tax software?

You're listening to our brand-new Freelance to Founder SHORTS, 5-10 minute episodes answering one (o ....