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I have a chequered history in the freelancing business. I started freelancing in 2009 with just one client project worth a tiny £700. That was barely enough to cover one month’s rent. But I realised that it wasn’t the money that I struggled with, it was:

  • Working in isolation
  • Having…

Knowing the difference is vital to a fulfilling working life

Every one of us lands somewhere on the spectrum between functional and strategic in our work.

Functional people are skilled, but their work is mostly directed by someone else (hint: that someone is the strategic person).

Functional people are task-oriented and adept at getting stuff done. Strategic people have their…

How a four-part story can improve your writing

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What’s the difference between a professional writer and an amateur?

An amateur writer can be astonishingly creative, but often we think of them as lacking talent. In reality, they simply lack…

This strategy and motivation you need to really succeed

Check out my YouTube channel for freelancer tips: bit.ly/3scCrXD. Get coaching with me to accelerate your freelance career: mattsaunders.uk

As a freelancer, you probably don’t have what you would call “a business”, at least not in the traditional sense. You work with clients of various shapes and sizes. …

Discover the secret for making others want to work with you

During the first meeting with a potential new client, most freelancers oversell themselves.

They furiously scribble down notes, attempting to capture everything the prospect is saying, before trying to impress by rattling off answers to questions that haven’t even been asked.

Then, with an overzealous tone, they say “I’ll have…

Matt Saunders

Web developer, writer and business coach for freelancers

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