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15 FlexJobs Alternatives To Fill Your Client Pipeline

15 FlexJobs Alternatives To Fill Your Client Pipeline

FlexJobs is the top remote work online job site. With over 32,000 jobs listed at any given time, it’s a great way for freelancers to...

How to Become a Freelance Writer with No Experience

How to Become a Freelance Writer with No Experience

Are you a budding wordsmith who is grappling with the question of how to become a freelance writer with no experience? It may seem like...

My 9-Step Guide To Attracting “A-level” freelance clients

My 9-Step Guide To Attracting “A-level” freelance clients

Remember that time you created the most amazing logo concepts for that client? You smashed it out of the park. Completely nailed the brief. So...

24 Freelance Writing Niches to Dial in on Your Ideal Clients

24 Freelance Writing Niches to Dial in on Your Ideal Clients

You probably heard it over and over again in school and at the beginning of your career, but it bears mentioning yet again: writing is...

Top 6 Side Gigs for Digital Nomads That Will Make you a Lot of Money

Top 6 Side Gigs for Digital Nomads That Will Make you a Lot of Money

Making money online is one of the most effective ways for digital nomads to earn a living. That’s why most people leave their full time...

10 Great Portfolio Websites to Take Inspiration From (+ Tips to Create Your Own)

10 Great Portfolio Websites to Take Inspiration From (+ Tips to Create Your Own)

Building a personal brand is not just for public figures. You can take inspiration from celebrities in your industry and leverage the benefits of personal...

8 Essentials for Every Graphic Design Proposal You Send (+ Example)

8 Essentials for Every Graphic Design Proposal You Send (+ Example)

Are you trying to start your own graphic design business? If you are, here’s a little secret: you’re going to need more than just experience...

How “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails Help Retain Clients

How “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails Help Retain Clients

“Thank You!” The two magic words that enhance customer loyalty. Not everyone enjoys paying bills, but when clients do make a payment, it’s a great...

7 promising blockchain-related jobs: Preparing yourself for the economy of the future

7 promising blockchain-related jobs: Preparing yourself for the economy of the future

The industrial revolution completely changed the world, and you’re right if you think that the digital revolution will do the same. Many jobs will be...

Remote Marketing Jobs Sites for Going Freelance in 2021

Remote Marketing Jobs Sites for Going Freelance in 2021

Work is different than it used to be. Odds are, if you’re coming to Millo, you already know the value of freelancing, a non-traditional schedule...

Is Etsy Legit for Making Money as a Creative in 2021?

Is Etsy Legit for Making Money as a Creative in 2021?

If you’ve been a creative for a while (or even if you’re just starting out), chances are you’ve noticed a trend: in order to make...

38 Writing Websites to Level Up Your Freelance Writing Career

38 Writing Websites to Level Up Your Freelance Writing Career

Some of the world’s most famous writers, such as Franz Kafka, H.P. Lovecraft, and Herman Melville, didn’t achieve fame for their work during their lifetime....

How to Ask for Payment from Your Client Without Being Rude

How to Ask for Payment from Your Client Without Being Rude

Unfortunately, freelancers and solopreneurs have to learn how to ask for payment without being rude because unpaid invoices are commonplace in the industry. No matter...

Is a Verbal Contract Legally Binding in Business? [Solved]

Is a Verbal Contract Legally Binding in Business? [Solved]

There are a lot of advantages to being a freelancer. Flexible hours, being your own boss, and choosing what skills to focus on and what...

Copywriting Portfolio How-To Guide + Examples to Inspire You

Copywriting Portfolio How-To Guide + Examples to Inspire You

Every copywriter’s primary aims are to impress potential clients with their work and to land as many paying projects as possible. Having a comprehensive copywriting...

13 Best Remote Work Software Tools in 2021

13 Best Remote Work Software Tools in 2021

According to a study done by Hubstaff in 2020, 58.25% of companies surveyed at the time planned to combine remote and in-office work in the...

11 Laptop Lights to Help Enhance Your Video Calls

11 Laptop Lights to Help Enhance Your Video Calls

For many freelancers, working from home is nothing new. We’re used to making do with small spaces, working at odd hours, juggling time zones, and...

HoneyBook Review: As Good As It Seems?

HoneyBook Review: As Good As It Seems?

Part bookkeeper, part project manager, HoneyBook is packed with features that make it easy to get things done and get back to what you loved...

26 Sought-After Freelance Skills to Make Good Money as a Freelancer

26 Sought-After Freelance Skills to Make Good Money as a Freelancer

Freelance skills are in higher demand than ever before. Gone are the days when freelance skills were considered less valuable than traditional 9-to-5 skills. Freelancing...

Your Guide to Creating a Freelancer Resume that Wins You New Clients

Your Guide to Creating a Freelancer Resume that Wins You New Clients

Creating a powerful resume and cover letter to send to prospective employers and clients can be tricky at the best of times. This is true...

Stripe vs PayPal: Which Payment Processor is Right For You?

Stripe vs PayPal: Which Payment Processor is Right For You?

With the explosion of the ecommerce industry, there has been a rise in tools and services that enable you to shop online. PayPal and Stripe...

8 Best Tablets for Artists + Must-Have Accessories

8 Best Tablets for Artists + Must-Have Accessories

Most classical artists will tell you that there’s nothing quite like good old-fashioned pen and paper, paints, canvas, or whatever their chosen medium. It’s true,...

How to Receive Money on PayPal As A Freelancer (With & Without Fees)

How to Receive Money on PayPal As A Freelancer (With & Without Fees)

The way we make a living is changing. As the gig economy expands, there are opportunities for non-traditional work around every corner, and it is...

I Tried Getting Jobs Through SolidGigs—Here’s How it Went

I Tried Getting Jobs Through SolidGigs—Here’s How it Went

SolidGigs is a service that emails you hand-picked freelance jobs alerts. For a small monthly fee (currently $2 to start and $19 after that) you...