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Invoice vs Receipt: The Key Differences & When to Send Them

Invoice vs Receipt: The Key Differences & When to Send Them

As a freelancer, you’re often juggling many tasks —and bookkeeping tasks, like tracking expenses, sending invoices and providing receipts, are all an important part of...

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

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 huge...

22 Best Graphic Design Tools for Every Creative to Do Their Best Work

22 Best Graphic Design Tools for Every Creative to Do Their Best Work

Having naturally creative talents and tendencies is great but if you don’t have the right graphic design tools and resources then you’re not going to...

Why Freelance Artist Business Cards Are a Must + 5 Designs to Spark Your Creativity

Why Freelance Artist Business Cards Are a Must + 5 Designs to Spark Your Creativity

Being an artist is about so much more than just drawing pictures or designing logos. The creativity required to be a professional artist is part...

What to do when a client doesn’t pay + how to prevent it from happening again

What to do when a client doesn’t pay + how to prevent it from happening again

Knowing what to do when a client doesn’t pay can be a real challenge. When you work for a client, you give them your time,...

Do Freelance Photographers Need a Business License?

Do Freelance Photographers Need a Business License?

Many customers won’t bother to ask for a business license before hiring a photographer for their project. But what if someone asks you for one?...

How to Start a Web Design Business With No Portfolio and Little Experience

How to Start a Web Design Business With No Portfolio and Little Experience

So you’re a budding web designer, maybe fresh out of college or taking the leap into freelancing, and you don’t have any work to show...

How to Host A Website to Get Your Freelance Portfolio Online

How to Host A Website to Get Your Freelance Portfolio Online

Every website needs to be hosted. It’s a requirement. As a freelancer, hosting a website is the ONLY way to get your website published and...

5 Freelance Animation Jobs Sites + Best Types of Animation Jobs To Consider

5 Freelance Animation Jobs Sites + Best Types of Animation Jobs To Consider

Animation is an exciting industry, and a lot of creative people have participated in creating some incredible animated content over the years. It’s easy to...

How to Make Money Writing and Quit Your Day Job in 2021

How to Make Money Writing and Quit Your Day Job in 2021

Do you want to learn how to make money writing? Well, you’ve come to the right place. At Millo.co, we specialize in teaching freelancers how...

ZipBooks vs Wave: Features, Price, Pros and Cons, What’s Best in 2021?

ZipBooks vs Wave: Features, Price, Pros and Cons, What’s Best in 2021?

The $1.3 trillion gig economy is scaling at a CAGR of 5%. Freelancers are spoilt for choices when it comes to accounting software. Two of...

7 Reasons Why Freelancers Should Start a Podcast

7 Reasons Why Freelancers Should Start a Podcast

If you’re like many freelancers, building a consistent pipeline of work from ideal clients is an ongoing challenge. Platforms like Upwork and Fiverr are getting...

How to Become a Freelancer on Upwork (Fast Guide)

How to Become a Freelancer on Upwork (Fast Guide)

If you are looking to become a freelancer on Upwork, then this guide is for you. The platform allows you to grow your profile and...

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

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”...

What’s an Invoice Number? (and Why is it so Important?)

What’s an Invoice Number? (and Why is it so Important?)

Something as simple as an invoice number plays a bigger role in your freelance business than you might think. Obviously invoices are important. Without them,...

40+ Best Examples of A Subject Line for Networking Email

40+ Best Examples of A Subject Line for Networking Email

Effective networking is a key element of success. Keep that in mind and take each and every opportunity to improve your networking skills. Today, we...

Freelance Retainers 101: How to Collect Monthly Retainer Fees

Freelance Retainers 101: How to Collect Monthly Retainer Fees

A freelance retainer is by far the best way to stabilize your income as a freelancer. But figuring out how to structure your pricing as...

How to Grow Your Freelance Business On TikTok In 2021

How to Grow Your Freelance Business On TikTok In 2021

Freelancers are an indispensable part of the American workforce. Hundreds of companies continuously hire gig workers in both short and long term contracts to achieve...

8 WordPress Themes for Artists to Create Your Online Presence

8 WordPress Themes for Artists to Create Your Online Presence

For at least a decade, WordPress has been the gold standard for building simple websites. Today, nearly 40% of all websites with a CMS are...

Understanding These Project Management Tips Will Help You Become a Successful Freelancer

Understanding These Project Management Tips Will Help You Become a Successful Freelancer

One of the essential aspects of a stable freelance business are your project management skills, because they can influence your revenue and liabilities positively. Moreover,...

How to List Freelance Work on LinkedIn the Right Way

How to List Freelance Work on LinkedIn the Right Way

Every freelancer knows how hard it is to find a job these days. It doesn’t matter if you have just started freelancing or if you...

What Kind of Freelance Work Can I Do? Here’s 31 Ideas To Get Started

What Kind of Freelance Work Can I Do? Here’s 31 Ideas To Get Started

Many freelancers are living the dream. They work when they want, where they want, and with who they want. Maybe you’ve dreamed of joining the...

Do You Have What it Takes to Be Your Own Boss? Let’s Find Out

Do You Have What it Takes to Be Your Own Boss? Let’s Find Out

Almost everyone has considered leaving their day job at one time or another. Working seemingly endless hours for someone else, knowing that you could do...

How I answered when my client asked “will you lower your rates for us over time?”

How I answered when my client asked “will you lower your rates for us over time?”

Plenty of stand-up comedians have had fun skewering the silliness of the “What’s your greatest weakness?” question that job interviewers often ask. The two best...