For the LOVE of FREELANCING.

Welcome to Millo

We’re here to help you thrive at freelancing. We publish articles, podcast episodes, guides, courses, and lots more to take your freelancing to the next level.

Our mission is to help you achieve the 3 Fs in your life and work:
Freedom, Flexibility & Fulfillment

Start Here

Join 172,552+ smart and driven freelancers.

Thousands of freelancers rely on Millo every day to keep their freelance business moving forward. For all our best content, advice, and offers, enter your work email below:

Our ideas have been featured by:

Millo on Entrepreneur.com Millo on Freelancers Union Millo on Inc.com Millo on Adobe Millo on Business Insider Millo on Fiverr Millo on IWT by Ramit Sethi Millo on Adobe Millo on Freelancer.com Millo on US Chamber of Commerce Millo on Life Hacker Millo on Moz Millo on Niel Patel Millo on SHN Millo on Contently Millo on Canva Millo on Toptal

Skip to our best content

With 1,000+ articles and podcast episodes, it can be tough to know where to start. Here's some of our best content.

11 Sites like Upwork for freelancers who need clients fast

11 Sites like Upwork for freelancers who need clients fast

There’s absolutely no question sites like Upwork can be a really quick way to find new clients and get freelance jobs. I used to be...

How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

Being a freelancer can be a liberating experience. It gives you the potential to work anywhere in the world, from your couch or a park...

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2021?

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2021?

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...

13 Awesome Quickbooks Alternatives for Small Business and Freelancers

13 Awesome Quickbooks Alternatives for Small Business and Freelancers

Intuit has been the name in small business accounting for decades, but now, many companies are looking for a QuickBooks alternative. While QuickBooks may still...

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2021?

FreshBooks vs QuickBooks: Which is Better in 2021?

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...

How to Get Paid As a Freelancer in 2021 (Apps & Advice That Work)

How to Get Paid As a Freelancer in 2021 (Apps & Advice That Work)

Getting paid as a freelancer can be extremely rewarding or terribly frustrating depending on your situation. Maybe it’s because most schools never teach students how...

Leverage the best tools for freelancers

If you’re serious about growing your freelance business, you’re going to need the right tools. For starters, we’ve rounded up some of the best and favorite freelance business tools we’ve discovered over the last 10+ years below:

FreshBooksThe #1 invoicing & accounting solution for freelancers. Start for free
BonsaiAll-in-one solution for the world's best creative freelancers.Try for free
AndCoSend proposals, invoice, get paid, manage tasks, track time.Try free Now
HarpoonBill clients, forecast your revenue, and stay profitable. Try for free
TimeularTrack, understand and improve how you work. Get started

Read the latest on the Millo blog

Our team of talented experts and writers publish fresh new helpful content on the Millo blog every week. Here's our most recent stuff.

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...

See what others are saying about Millo

We've been serving the freelance community for over a decade. Here's what a few people have to say about us:

"The premier online destination for freelancers to get tips, strategies, and advice on how to grow their businesses."

"So Smart. So Useful. Really helpful insights."

NeshaNesha
@Neshadesigns

So in love with everything @milloteam puts out into the digital world. If you're a #freelancer, you neeeeeed to follow them.

Ross Barber-SmithRoss Barber-Smith ⚡🥝
@ElectricKiwi

I can't recommend @milloteam's newsletter highly enough. Consistently excellent tips/advice for freelancers & entrepreneurs!

LoretoLoreto Cheyne
@LolaInOttawa

Loving the new podcast @milloteam!!!

Shane ReichenbachShane Reichenbach
Freelance Designer

I have been subscribed to Millo for at least 6 or 7 years now... I have really appreciated all the knowledge that has been passed on.

Freelance to Founder Podcast Art

Catch up on the Millo podcast

Listen in on weekly coaching calls with freelancers who are working to scale their business. New episodes every Thursday.

S12 E10 — 42 min

The Freedom of Being "Out of the Loop"

Looping yourself out of every aspect of your business can be a bit terrifying. But it's also incredi ....

S12 E9 — 53 min

Getting Agency-Quality Leads (w Big Budgets)

How can you get agency-level leads (big budgets, long timelines) when you're just a freelancer? On t ....

S12 E8 — 50 min

10 Low-Cost Marketing Tactics That Get Results

On today’s show, we share over 10 free or inexpensive marketing tactics you can use in your own bu ....

S12 E7 — 63 min

Monetizing a New Skill from Scratch

On today’s show we catch up with Sara Noel, a freelancer with a pretty interesting journey. Sara d ....