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 […]

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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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As a kid, Marc von Brockdorff was obsessed with the idea of having an online business. He’s continued to overcome startup struggles by building and testing various online products and businesses – including working as a freelance developer. Today, he’s […]

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 Welcome to season 5 of Freelance to Founder. In today’s episode, we introduce you to David Tendrich and Lou Levit, partners in business and in life. In 2009, they both decided to leave college to start their own freelance business. […]

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Here’s a tough truth about freelancing: no one tells you how much of your time you’ll be spending on actually running your business. Lucky for you, there’s no shortage of tools for freelancers to help you be more successful. The upside? […]

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Andy has been working the same hours lately while gradually raising his hourly rates. The result? He’s setting new records every day in terms of highest revenue earned! In today’s episode, Andy talks about how frequently should freelancers take vacations […]

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Taking a leap of faith into the freelance world can feel more like pushing yourself off a cliff. Andy knows, because he did exactly that a few months ago. In today’s episode, Andy talks about the realities of freelancing and […]

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Time is money – particularly when you freelance. In today’s episode, we explore how Andy keeps track of every single minute of every day, his billable hours and overall business goals – all with the help of a spreadsheet! Andy […]

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Earning money through freelancing does cost money and is taxed differently. You don’t have a full-time employer to figure out your taxes and give you a clear-shot paycheck, after all. And then you hear terms like “1099” and W-2”, which […]

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 It’s been months since Andy started freelancing full-time. Which means he now has time to do a lot more things he cares about outside of work. For starters, he freelances full-time, he’s moving to France, he’s in a local […]

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Justin Jackson was a shy kid growing up. Of course, you might not guess that from his twitter profile where he self-identifies as an internet stuntman. But after taking his first real job as a customer service rep, Justin quickly […]

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After seven years of working in a cubicle, Sarah Morgan realized she had a major problem: she hated her job. Her biggest fear was that she’d wake up one day and realize she had worked her whole life at a […]

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Flexibility isn’t about working from your pajamas every day—it’s about building the kind of life and career that you want. One that allows you to spend more time with people you care about, travel, exercise, or do whatever you’d rather […]

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