8 Client Communication Skills to Grow Your Business Fast

Client communication is one of the most important ways to grow your service-based business. That’s because good client communication leads to happier clients. And happier clients means more referral...

These 14 Sites Post Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs Every Day

Freelance writing jobs for beginners are easier to find right now than ever before. It used to be that if you were looking for freelance writing jobs for beginners you had to hunt through thousands of...

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2022?

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 HelloBonsai.com). But with ...

The Right Way to Use Email for Giving Discounts to Customers or Clients

Giving discounts to clients or customers via email can be a great way to spark a little energy into your business and boost sales for the month. But writing an email for giving discounts to customers ...

11 Profitable Side Jobs You Can Start in One Day

Side jobs have quickly become one of the most popular ways for people to supplement their day-job income, escape a poor life situation, or add a little to their savings. In fact, over 45 million peopl...

Clientjoy Review: A Good Choice for Freelancers in 2022?

Clientjoy bills itself as a sales CRM for freelancers and agencies. But with so many CRM options for freelancers, you might find yourself asking: which one is the best for me and how do I pick the bes...

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 you’ll understand as you dive into the...

The 9 Best Accounting Software for Freelancers (2022 Rankings)

Finding the best accounting software for freelancers is an important decision. If you’re not paying attention to your finances, you won’t be in business for long. And without good accounting softw...

How to Find Your Freelance Niche (5 Questions to Ask Yourself)

Finding your freelance niche can be an important step in growing your freelance business. There’s a reason the phrase “The Riches are in the Niches” has become almost cliché when it comes to mo...

8 Client Communication Skills to Grow Your Business Fast

Client communication is one of the most important ways to grow your service-based business. That’s because good client communication leads to happier clients. And happier clients means more referral...

9 Steps to Go from Freelancer to Agency (Based on Experience)

To go from freelancer to agency is a big step. Along with the change come lots of new and exciting challenges as well as a huge potential for revenue increase. But money’s not the only reason to go ...

Client Video Calls: How to Decline the Worst & Enjoy the Rest

In a world where more people are working from home than ever, avoiding video calls with clients who want to “hop on a quick Zoom” is getting harder and harder. Not only that, but if you work with ...

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 freelancer invoicing basics, like how t...

9 Passive Income Ideas for Designers Who Need More Cash in 2022

Passive income, for designers who are willing to put in the work, can make business extremely exciting. Imagine not having to figure out how to get graphic design clients over and over again every mon...

23 Best Invoicing Apps for Freelancers to Get Paid Fast

When I first started freelancing, I looked everywhere for a freelancer invoicing app to help me streamline my online business. See, I used to have this invoice template built in InDesign and stored so...

Invoice Home Review: Still Good for Freelancers?

Invoice Home is a freelance invoice tool that helps you create invoices using over 100 templates and get paid as a freelancer. Today, I’d like to offer an in-depth Invoice Home review. I’ll explor...

Forget about goals this year—here’s what works much better

It’s January, which means everyone’s going crazy about setting goals for the year. Whether you’re clipping along nicely with your goals or still trying to figure out exactly what you want to do ...

44 Perfect Gifts for Creative People (Fun Ideas + Tips)

Gifts for creative people seem to have a bit more pressure attached to them, don’t they? Because it’s always those same creative people who seem to have the absolute best gift ideas for the rest o...

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2022?

If you’re having trouble deciding on FreshBooks vs QuickBooks, this in-depth guide is for you. We’ll explore the pricing, features, and other factors you’ll want to consider when deb...

How to Build a Financial Runway & Scale Your Freelance Business

The longer I build Millo as a place to help freelancers (I’ve been at it for 10+ years, btw), the more I realize we freelancers can benefit a lot from studying the startup world. Of course, you know...

128 Real-Life Freelance Business Names to Inspire You

Freelance business names can be hard to decide on. Should you use your own name? Should you create a brand-new name to freelance under? How can you know if a freelance business name is already taken? ...

Can I Put Company Projects in my Own Portfolio? (Legal & Strategic Tips)

Can you put company projects in your portfolio as a freelancer? It’s a valid (and somewhat complicated) question you’ve probably asked yourself more than once as a freelancer. Earlier this month i...

14 Best Project Management Tools for Freelancers (2022 Update)

Here’s a tough truth about project management for freelancers: no one tells you how much of your time you’ll spend managing projects as opposed to actually working on them. The upside? The...

24 Places to Get Freelance Jobs on Autopilot in 2020

Freelance jobs are a fantastic way to work for yourself or make extra money on the side of your day job. Thanks to the ever-growing acceptance of remote workers, quality freelancing jobs have also nev...