Millo Freelance Blog

Why You Should Consider Email Marketing for Your Freelance Business

Why You Should Consider Email Marketing for Your Freelance Business

To acquire new clients and expand your business as a freelancer, you’ll need at least a basic marketing plan, and email marketing is one of...

How AI Can Transform Your Freelance Career

How AI Can Transform Your Freelance Career

One of the biggest myths about artificial intelligence (AI) is that it’ll replace human beings in work. This is because AI has proven to complete...

What Is A Retainer Fee? 4 Ways You Can Scale Your Recurring Income

What Is A Retainer Fee? 4 Ways You Can Scale Your Recurring Income

Do you ever feel like you’re constantly chasing that next payment? Wondering where it’s going to come from, or when you might get paid? This...

11 Client Gifts to Wow Your Clients (and Get Repeat Business)

11 Client Gifts to Wow Your Clients (and Get Repeat Business)

Client gifts aren’t just a kind gesture you should consider at the end of each year. Rather, sending your client gifts shows that you appreciate...

The hidden deadly cost of saying “yes” to a new client

The hidden deadly cost of saying “yes” to a new client

In order to really grow your freelance business, you should take on FEWER clients. It seems counter-intuitive at first. Fewer clients = more revenue and...

Timeular Review: The Versatile (& Fun) Time Tracking Tool

Timeular Review: The Versatile (& Fun) Time Tracking Tool

Let’s start with one reason we’re providing this Timeular review, to help you think about the best way to record how you spend your time...

7 Online Ideas for Creating Multiple Streams of Income as a Freelancer

7 Online Ideas for Creating Multiple Streams of Income as a Freelancer

For many people, being online is more than a pastime. An entire ecosystem of online jobs has emerged in the past three decades. Whether you...

9 Graphic Design Marketing Ideas You Should Be Trying

9 Graphic Design Marketing Ideas You Should Be Trying

It’s an exciting time to be a graphic designer. There are various careers you can pursue. However, without a clear set of graphic design marketing...

8 Tips for Setting Boundaries With Clients Respectfully

8 Tips for Setting Boundaries With Clients Respectfully

Setting boundaries with clients is an incredibly difficult task for freelancers and small business owners. On one hand, you want to attract clients and keep...

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

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

Giving discounts to a clients or customers via email can be a great way to spark a little energy into your business and boost sales...

9 Best Bullet Journals to Make 2022 Your Best Year Ever

9 Best Bullet Journals to Make 2022 Your Best Year Ever

If you’re ready to improve your life or your business, then it’s time you consider using a bullet journal. This article will break down the...

9 Strategies To Acquire New Freelance Clients And Retain Old Ones

9 Strategies To Acquire New Freelance Clients And Retain Old Ones

You’ve got the talent and know-how to succeed as a self-employed or freelancer. In your home office, you’ve arranged all of the essentials: your desk,...

Do You Need QuickBooks for Mac 2021? (Review)

Do You Need QuickBooks for Mac 2021? (Review)

A lot of new freelancers are surprised to find out that being successful depends as much on how they run a business as it does...

Sole Proprietorship Pros and Cons You’ll Want to Consider

Sole Proprietorship Pros and Cons You’ll Want to Consider

As a hardworking freelancer, you may find the legal side of operating your business somewhat puzzling at times. There are plenty of freelancers who find themselves...

11 Side Jobs You Can Start in One Day for Extra Cash

11 Side Jobs You Can Start in One Day for Extra Cash

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...

23 Gifts for Writers on Your Holiday List (2021 Gift Guide)

23 Gifts for Writers on Your Holiday List (2021 Gift Guide)

Gifts for writers on your holiday list can be a struggle to find. We writers are a rare breed, with specific interests and a creative...

10 Absolute Best Printers for Graphic Designers in 2022

10 Absolute Best Printers for Graphic Designers in 2022

Finding the best printers for graphic designers can be a struggle if you really care about how your prints come out. With so many little...

6 Best Laptops For Freelancers (& What to Consider Before Buying)

6 Best Laptops For Freelancers (& What to Consider Before Buying)

What a paintbrush is to DaVinci, Keynote is to Steve Jobs and a basketball is to Michael Jordan—a computer is to most freelancers. Of course,...

The 7 Best Client Management Software for Freelancers & Teams

The 7 Best Client Management Software for Freelancers & Teams

Your business will rise or fall based on the relationship with your clients–both current and prospective ones. Which is why you need client management software...

10 Best Portable Laptop Stand Options in 2021

10 Best Portable Laptop Stand Options in 2021

Laptops have been around since the 1980s. As they have gotten less expensive and more practical, they have been a boon to people wanting to...

7 Steps to Hire a Freelancer (Who Won’t Disappoint)

7 Steps to Hire a Freelancer (Who Won’t Disappoint)

If you’ve never done it before, figuring out how to hire a freelancer can be a bit overwhelming. Should you hire a freelancer from your...

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...