How to Write Great Copy When You’re Not Actually a CopywriterLearn how to write great copy for your website that converts viewers into customers even if you don't have experience with copywriting, sales, or marketing. Matt Olpinski • 10 min read News & Opinion
2016 Year in Review2016 wasn't filled with many professional achievements or accomplishments. It was quiet and more refined. My business grew naturally, and it grew a lot. Matt Olpinski • 6 min read Portfolio Websites
Reduce Referral Spam in Google Analytics Without Using FiltersReferral spam can pollute your Google Analytics account and make it impossible to track user data accurately, but you don't need to use complex filters. Matt Olpinski • 3 min read Client CommunicationGetting ClientsProject Management
How to Decline a Project While Helping The Client SucceedYou won't be a good fit for every project, but don't leave your clients empty-handed. Learn how to decline projects while guiding them towards success. Matt Olpinski • 6 min read Career Transitions
So You Want to Be a UX Designer?If you want to be a UX designer, you'll have to be more specific. In this article I'll explain what UX design really is and how to make a career out of it. Matt Olpinski • 6 min read Finances & TaxesPayments & Invoicing
How to Structure Your Bank Accounts for Massive Financial SuccessAs a freelancer, getting paid is at the top of the priority list. But what do you do with the money once you have it? It's time to structure your finances. Matt Olpinski • 10 min read Client CommunicationProposals & Contracts
6 Tips for Negotiating a Higher SalaryEach year people accept salaries less than what they deserve. It seems like employers always have the upper hand, but that doesn't have to be the case. Matt Olpinski • 7 min read Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
How to Market Yourself to Startups as a FreelancerOver 100 million new businesses each year are trying to stake their claim in the startup world, but with so many businesses trying to create "the next big thing", finding the right startup to work… Matt Olpinski • 8 min read LifestyleNews & Opinion
My Journey Through College, Design Agencies, and FreelancingIn this interview, Lakera's thought-provoking and inspiring questions got at the heart of my college and career life to reveal the path that led me to where I am today. I want to share our conversation with you… Matt Olpinski • 8 min read News & Opinion
The Simple Tweet That Got Me Featured on DribbbleIn 2016, I was featured as a success story in Dribbble's "For the Win" series. Find out how Dribbble helped me make over $150,000 in just 3 years. Matt Olpinski • 2 min read Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
Should you call yourself a freelancer or a consultant?Before deciding what to call yourself, it's important to understand how people perceive consultants and freelancers, but at the end of the day, the way you position yourself is more important than what you call… Matt Olpinski • 4 min read News & Opinion
How I Solved a Complex UX Problem Using the BibleFind out how I used the Bible to solve a complex UX problem and design an interface that made browsing municipal code online easier for anyone. Matt Olpinski • 2 min read LifestyleProductivity
Add 50 Hours to Your Month by Subtracting Social MediaDo you ever wish there were more hours in a day? Most of us end our days feeling like we haven't accomplished enough. The truth is, you can grant yourself that wish if you're willing to… Matt Olpinski • 4 min read Project Management
A Simple Design Process to Use for Every Digital ProjectThere's a simple 3 step process that you can use for every digital project by breaking the design process down to it's fundamental elements. Matt Olpinski • 4 min read Client CommunicationProductivity
Why Responding to Every Email is Good for Your BusinessResponding to every email is a great way to build your network, but it's also time-consuming. Using pre-made email templates will save you hours each week. Matt Olpinski • 3 min read Pricing & RatesProposals & Contracts
How I Sold a $6,000 Website to a Non-Profit Using Value-Based PricingFind out how I sold a $6,000 website to a non-profit using value-based pricing and why they agreed to pay 100% of the total cost upfront. Matt Olpinski • 4 min read
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