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Author Archives: Matthew

About Matthew

A Professional Writer, Author and Social Media strategist, I love to write, I love to be creative. I have interests in video gaming, basketball and in esoteric studies, such as dream interpretation and tarot cards.

You need more than a free hour of your time to land clients

Getting new clients can be difficult. Competition is so tight that you need to find a way to give a new client something which shows them how awesome you are, but won’t cost too much for them. Classic Sales Funnel techniques, where you offer a little bit, and then a bit more, all the way … Continue reading »

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Why Subscription is the best business model for you

How many services have you subscribed to? A gym, Netflix, an online course, magazine or newspaper? The list goes on. How much d id you use that subscription when you first got it compared to now, after a few months, or years of having that subscription? How long have you ‘subscribed’ to your current internet … Continue reading »

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Self-sabotage – 3 ways you can help yourself to keep going

Every person I know has the potential to do awesome things. Every person you know has the same potential. It is not that difficult to do really good things, to create fantastic stuff for the world. The biggest thing standing in our way are ourselves. Self-sabotage is the biggest hurdle every creative person faces when … Continue reading »

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4 Reasons Why Hand Writing Your Plan is Best

If you want to succeed in life, in the big things in life, you need a plan. Easy enough to say, right? If you also want to succeed in the smallest things in life, having a plan is a good idea too. And I have discovered the best way to have a plan, to create … Continue reading »

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Showing my Author some Respect.

I am a writer, a Professional Writer. I produce written content for a variety of clients, to be used in a variety of media- blogs, newsletters, websites, articles, social media and so on. I am fortunate to be able to claim a modest income from a skill which I am very good at, doing something … Continue reading »

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2017 – My Year in Review

This time of year we are winding up, finishing work or getting excited for Festivus. It is a chance to look back on the year, see what great things you’ve done, and acknowledge and celebrate them. How do you measure your success for the year? Followers? Dollars? Food in the belly? My year had differing … Continue reading »

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When you want it bad enough, you will find a way.

Isn’t it funny how, if we want something strongly enough, we will make it happen? November is always a fun month for me. No matter what is going on around me in life, this is the month where I participate in the National Novel Writing Month, the crazy event where participants write 50 000 words … Continue reading »

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Language Warning

I love words. They have such power, can impart such meaning upon people. They can illicit hallucinations in your mind, imagining what it is you just read. Words can convince you to buy, to sell, to do things you would not normally do. They can make you happy, and angry, and often it is the … Continue reading »

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Want to understand SEO and Target Markets? Watch Family Feud

Trying to understand keywords, SEO Copywriting and target markets can sometimes be confusing. What words do I use to connect? What do they want to know from me? If someone wants to search for item X, what words do I need to attract them to that item? A friend of mine, Mischa from Melbourne Fire … Continue reading »

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Breaking the rules does not mean you suck

This is my 3rd article in my series about how you don’t suck. You will make mistakes. You will have people tell you about your mistakes and tell you how you SHOULD do it better. You can handle that. You know that mistakes happen when you’re starting out, and as long as you haven’t accidentally … Continue reading »

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