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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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. Now […]

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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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If you’re thinking about quitting your job to pursue freelancing full-time, consider Andys wise words: “The amount of savings you have is the amount of time you can afford before you have to look for a job again.” In today’s […]

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For 5 weeks now, we’ve been checking in with Andy on his journey from full-time desk-jobber to full-time freelancer on our new podcast, My Freelance Life. A big part of the reason Andy wanted to start freelancing full-time was to […]

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Mike McDerment had the entrepreneurial bug early on. In second grade, he built a video game and told everyone he was going to sell it. Today, Mike runs Freshbooks—a tool for freelancers with nearly 2 million active users. It all started […]

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Cynthia Johnson wasn’t exactly a perfect fit for public school—after being homeschooled she found the entire thing a bit restrictive. But the same autonomous, adventurous, entrepreneurial mindset that may have caused trouble in school, helped her build a multi-million dollar […]

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To make it as a freelancer, you have to charge more than you were making as an employee. In today’s episode of My Freelance Life, Andy walks us through some of the biggest differences between working a standard 9-5 job […]

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Jake Jorgovan has started a lot of businesses—from recording punk rock bands in his basement as a teenager to designing websites for multiple clients. But Jake recently learned that if he wanted to scale to something bigger than his own […]

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When Andy got serious about building his profile on UpWork around 8 months ago, he may not have imagined that it would eventually give him the ability to quit his job and freelance full-time. But that’s exactly what happened. Now, […]

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Taking your schedule into your own hands can be magical. But it can also present a very unique set of challenges—which Andy is discovering now that he’s his own boss. One of the biggest reasons Andy started freelancing was to […]

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Today we’re excited to announce that in one week, we’ll be coming at you with Season 4 of our most listened-to podcast, Freelance to Founder. And this season is going to be something else! We’ve got some incredible stories and […]

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Welcome to episode one of My Freelance Life—a brand-new podcast from the team here at Millo. I’m Preston—founder of Millo—and joining me on the show is my friend Andy. A few months ago, Andy and I worked together at a […]

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What if you’ve been building your side-business for a while now and you’re just not seeing the traction you had hoped for? Should you throw in the towel? Quit? Give up? That’s the discussion we get into on today’s episode […]

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Gig economy company Fiverr has acquired AND CO—a human+app solution for managing your freelance business. Earlier today, I received an email from Mario, the Chief of Staff at AND CO which has quickly become one of my favorite Saas products […]

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 Today, we’re excited to launch our third podcast—one we’ve been working on for months—called My Freelance Life. The show takes a unique approach to exploring the world of freelancing. Just a few months ago, I worked at a small tech […]

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And on today’s episode of Sidegig, we ask a really tough question: when is the right moment to take your side-hustle full-time? While not everyone with a side-hustle aspires to quit their day job, plenty of people can’t wait until […]

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When you’re basically working two jobs (hustling on your side-business and working at a day job) it can be really easy to burnout. Not to mention, working on your business can often compete with family time, volunteer obligations, and other […]

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Building a successful side-business is no easy task. And it can be even more difficult when you feel like you’re all alone in your journey toward entrepreneurship. That’s why on today’s episode the three of us brainstorm a list of […]

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Michael O’Neal is one of the most well-known podcasters in the world of independent entrepreneurship. His show, The Solopreneur Hour reaches a massive audience and Michael himself has become one of the most well-known and highly respected hosts around. And it’s […]

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“Failure is just an interesting way of collecting more data.” It’s an interestingly optimistic way to look at life and at business and it’s a fantastic introduction to our most recent guest on the Freelance to Founder podcast, Brennan Dunn. Brennan […]

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From Fortune 500 companies and failed startups to building a successful business on their terms, episode 8 of Freelance to Founder introduces you to Corbett Barr and Chase Reeves of Fizzle.co. To discover the mindset of a successful online business […]

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