For this episode, we’re heading into the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina, where Chelsea Baldwin moved with her family after her early childhood years in Indiana. She was like any other kid at first, though her curiosity for writing […]

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Welcome to episode two of Freelance to Founder season 6. Here, we tell the stories of entrepreneurs, who’ve scaled their businesses to be much bigger than themselves – even if they are a Company of One. In today’s episode, we […]

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 In the final episode of ArtistCEO, a newly freed up Shannon travels to Brooklyn to meet Kerri on her way to SXSW. The two attend a podcast conference and get excited about the future of ArtistCEO until Kerri has […]

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 Welcome to Season 6 of Freelance to Founder. For our first episode this season, we take you into rural America. It was 1998, and a young wireless modem salesperson was looking at ways to automate his follow up with potential […]

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 After performing in a play and running her business at the same time, Shannon is having some trouble getting back into the hustle. So much so, that she’s thinking about throwing in the towel on the whole thing. Listen […]

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Shannon is facing her first BIG test as an ArtistCEO – being an actress in a two-person play while simultaneously running her business. Listen in to find out what her team thought about seeing their CEO on stage and what […]

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As Shannon commits to actively performing again and taking acting classes while running her brand agency, House of Who, she starts to remember why doing it all is challenging (to say the least!) Kerri and Shannon meet for the first […]

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 After his family immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam, Chris Do never imagined his artistic interests could eventually propel him into a successful life-long career. Now, years later, he’s an Emmy Award-winning designer growing an agency that works with […]

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Just over an year ago, Andy decided to quit his day job to go full-time into freelancing, travelling the world, and living life on his own terms. Today, we wrap up his freelance life journey… Our goal for this show […]

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Everyone needs a vacation – a time to recharge batteries and give their brain a well deserved rest. This holds true even more so for freelancers like Andy. In today’s episode, Andy shares his tried and tested tips to taking […]

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It’s time to turn the tables as we focus on Kerri (the narrator’s) story of being an artist who starts a freelance business. Held back by a health crisis in her early 20s and discouraged by the lack of financial […]

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What happens when business takes over the life of an ArtistCEO? A dissatisfied artist. When Shannon takes a break from her exploding business, she realizes she has a problem. Her artist side is starving. Though she’s become better fed financially, […]

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Welcome to Episode 3 of ArtistCEO, where Shannon has to learn to lead. Here’s where we are: As Shannon goes all in on her business, her artist life starts to take a hit, throwing her off balance. Experiencing both burnout […]

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 As Shannon’s business, ‘House of Who’, starts to grow, she encounters a series of disasters, money challenges and straight up failures that go along with bootstrapping. Things like having to fire up a generator for huge client calls when […]

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Sometimes there comes along a freelance project you can’t say no to. It’s stimulating, even frustrating to some extent – but at the end of the day is just the right mix. In this week’s episode, Andy gives us insights […]

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An ArtistCEO is someone who is multi-passionate, trying to balance both business and artistic pursuits. In ArtistCEO podcast, we follow the journey of one woman trying to make business and art live in harmony. When host Kerri Lowe met our […]

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When you’re getting paid for project completion and not for being “on the clock”, it’s quite a different experience for you and the client. In today’s episode, Andy shares his thoughts on the hourly vs fixed debate and gives us […]

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Today we’re excited to announce that in one week we’ll be bringing you Season 1 of a new podcast on Millo called ArtistCEO. ArtistCEO is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs and anyone trying to make business and art live in […]

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Andy’s temporary relocation was the perfect opportunity to try out something new in his freelance life… like joining a coworking space. Working at a home office can be tough sometimes. You might find yourself not leaving the house for days […]

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In this final and very special bonus episode of Season 3, we are joined by Sidegig listener, Sandra – who’s a design professional working full-time while working towards growing her side-hustle. We ask all the right questions to ensure you, […]

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Andy has relocated to California for a few months, to spend time with family, all while continuing his work in full gear – thanks to his freelance lifestyle. In today’s episode, Andy also talks about the transition being easier than […]

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With millions of resources and tips to “help” start and grow an email list for your side-hustle, how do you know which ones will actually work and have the potential to generate some serious income for your business? But before […]

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It’s been a whole year since Andy decided to leave his full-time job for a full-time freelance career – and there’s no stopping him. This week, he’s recorded his highest earnings ever! In episode 23 of My Freelance Life, Andy […]

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As a business owner, a good pitch can propel your business to the new level. But how do you compel potential sponsors to listen? After all, you’ve got one chance to make or break. In today’s episode, Preston, Ian and […]

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Just over an year ago, Andy sent a memo to everyone at his full-time job, announcing that he was leaving his desk-job to pursue freelancing full-time. He is now a full year into his freelance career – and loving every […]

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In this episode, we dive deep into how Ian Paget ranks #1 in Google for client-driving keywords + some of his top SEO tips to building and gaining credibility for your freelance business. If you’re struggling to get onto Google’s […]

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If you’ve ever wondered how some freelancers get hired by big companies or if you’re having a hard time formulating a strategy to finding clients and knowing exactly what they want – then this episode is for you. Getting in […]

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Finding the confidence to negotiate competitive rates is something many freelancers struggle with. And it’s no fun handling clients who lowball you freelance rates.  How can you avoid charging too little (or even too much) for your services? What are […]

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Figuring out your freelance rate is one of the most challenging things a freelancer faces. Andy is no exception. The fear of selling himself short and the anxiety caused by setting the bar too high is a fine balancing act […]

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Working a side-hustle with your full-time job is no easy task. But if done right, it’s like getting the best of both worlds. A predictable income along with the autonomy… We’ve got news for you. One of us has taken […]

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Andy is quite happy not to take on new clients at the moment. He doesn’t need to work 24/7 and only requires a handful of clients to match his target income. In today’s episode, Andy talks about the flexibility of […]

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Stuart Draper once worked as a plumber for his brother-in-law. Now he’s the founder of a $4 Million business providing a digital marketing curriculum to university professors and their students. Makes total sense, right? Well, maybe not. But it makes […]

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Today, we’re excited to announce a jam-packed Season 3 of ‘Sidegig’, Millo’s podcast for side-hustlers. Preston here and I’m back with my co-hosts and good friends, Ryan and Ian, who join me once again for a brand new season. We’ve […]

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Andy’s biggest challenge isn’t convincing his clients to pay him more money or chasing after payments. Rather it’s internal – convincing himself that he’s worth the rate he wants to charge. In today’s episode, Andy dives in deep and share […]

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After feeling stuck at her corporate finance job, Brittney Castro broke out on her own to start her own financial planning firm. Now she works tirelessly on growing her personal brand making $500K/year. On our show, we tell the real […]

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Waking up every morning to a fresh set of challenges and satisfying little puzzles, is what keeps keeps Andy determined as a freelancer. It’s a dream come true. No more hours of commuting, feeling stuck in a cubicle, listening to […]

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When Andrew Warner started Mixergy, he had just come away from a $40 Million business sale and was anxious to help aspiring entrepreneurs thrive. Despite starting with zero business plan in mind, today Mixergy is a healthy 7-figure business and […]

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The key to long-term freelance success isn’t just your work output – it’s also nurturing great working relationships with your clients. In this episode, Andy talks about his strategy to maintaining a steady income thanks to his ‘alternative’ approach to […]

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We have a super founder to introduce to you today. A great story of a military wife. An extremely busy and motivated mother and wife who decided to mix her two passions – education and photography – into a highly […]

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Focusing on your brand identity and the type of clients you work with can make your freelance life much easier – and ultimately very successful. This week, Andy gives us his tips for attracting high-quality clients and becoming a profitable […]

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On today’s show, we’ve got an Australian software developer, who’s just over 1 year into his biggest endeavor yet. While he’s successfully built and sold one company in the past, he’s right now growing his latest creation – Content Snare. […]

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Part of the attraction of switching to full-time freelance is the ability to hand-pick what to work on and to have multiple project possibilities – compared to working for just one company. This week, Andy runs us through his routine […]

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 What if you discovered that your best bet for growth, success and even peace of mind was to change gears from building a big company to establishing a strong personal brand? On today’s episode of Freelance to Founder, we’re […]

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“Hey Andy, I’m impressed, can we start on this today?” – and that’s how Andy’s landed an amazing new gig right after returning back home from a 3-week long trip to Europe. It’s been months since Andy said sayonara to […]

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