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Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2023?

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2023?

Hello Bonsai bills itself as an all-in-one freelancing solution for the world’s best creative freelancers (actually, their name is simply Bonsai, but their website is...

Upwork vs Fiverr: Which is Best for Freelancers (2024)

Upwork vs Fiverr: Which is Best for Freelancers (2024)

The freelancing world is exploding like never before. As more people work from home and companies lean on outside help, places like freelance websites have...

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

Right now, beginners can find freelance writing jobs more easily than ever before. In the past, entry-level freelance writers had to sift through thousands of...

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Freelance Designer in 2023

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Freelance Designer in 2023

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...

9 Best Accounting Software for Freelancers in 2024

9 Best Accounting Software for Freelancers in 2024

Getting your money organized using accounting software can take your freelance business from a hobby or side-hustle to a full-fledged business. After all, if you’re...

Freelance Business Plan Template + Guide

Freelance Business Plan Template + Guide

A freelance business plan is the ideal way to make quick progress as a freelancer. Sure, you already feel like you know exactly what you...

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:

Top PickSolidGigs

SolidGigs

The best freelance jobs, hand-picked & delivered daily.

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Moxie (formerly Hectic)

$20/month gets you everything you need to thrive as a freelancer.

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FreshBooks

FreshBooks

Online accounting & invoicing that saves you time and makes you look professional.

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

4 Free Payment Reminder Templates to Help You Get Paid

4 Free Payment Reminder Templates to Help You Get Paid

When I first started freelancing, I wasn’t very strategic with my client choices. I’d often partner with red-flag clients (or scammers), which would either result...

How to Overcome AI Anxiety as a Freelancer

How to Overcome AI Anxiety as a Freelancer

Debates about Artificial Intelligence (AI) have seemingly been on repeat for a while now, with businesses finding themselves in an echo chamber about AI’s potential...

What to Do When Facing Loneliness as a Freelancer

What to Do When Facing Loneliness as a Freelancer

When I first started working as a freelancer, loneliness wasn’t a concern. The promise of choosing my own hours, skipping the rush of a commute,...

8 Best Outreach Methods for Freelancers to Get More Clients

8 Best Outreach Methods for Freelancers to Get More Clients

In , there are various ways to get new clients with the advent of social media and AI technology tools. Depending on your discipline, some...

The 10 Best CRM for Freelancers in Jun 2024

The 10 Best CRM for Freelancers in Jun 2024

A customer relationship management system (or CRM) is often seen as a tool that only enterprises use. However, a CRM for freelancers can be very...

How to Get Freelance Clients Using SEO (Local & Global)

How to Get Freelance Clients Using SEO (Local & Global)

As a freelance logo designer based in Birmingham, I know firsthand how crucial it is to be easily discoverable by potential clients. One of the...

Why You Should Always Put Freelance Work on Your Resume

Why You Should Always Put Freelance Work on Your Resume

Digitization has transformed nearly all sectors of life, including the employment industry. The traditional 9-5 jobs are no longer evidence of professional and career achievement....

How I built a successful freelance business from literally nothing

How I built a successful freelance business from literally nothing

With the new year approaching this is the perfect time to start something new. Something about a fresh start really motivates us to dig into...

What Agencies Really Want to Hear from Freelancers

What Agencies Really Want to Hear from Freelancers

As an agency owner, my partner Lou and I have seen our fair share of pitches from freelancers over the years. I’ll be honest –...

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Binge 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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How to Freelance for Nike, Spotify, Stripe and Other Big Clients

As a freelancer, getting to work with major brands like Nike, Spotify, and Stripe may seem like a distant dream. But Kate Mrozowski Lim has...

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Do Agencies Get Bigger Clients?

For subject matter experts with decades of niche experience, freelancing or consulting can be lucrative ways to capitalize on your hard-won knowledge. But it often...

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Can You Really Trust Other Freelancers to Deliver?

If you’re trying to go from freelancer to agency, hiring outside support often sparks anxiety. Can you really trust others to deliver for your clients?...

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How to Escape One-Time Projects & Get Repeat Business

In this episode, data scientist Aurélie shares her journey shifting beyond ad-hoc gigs into retained engagements. We explore pricing approaches that capture the immense ROI...

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Proposals Are a Waste of Time (Here’s What Works Better)

If you’ve been listening to Freelance to Founder for long you’ve probably heard us harp on proposals. We think they are usually a waste of...

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[Q&A] Hourly Pay for Subcontractors?

As freelancers scale into agency owners and hire subcontractors, business model changes often become necessary. Our recent episode tackled a common scaling question from listener...