Matt is the co-founder of SitePoint, 99designs and Flippa. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
MSN AdCenter: A Preview
It’s no secret that MSN is preparing to take on Google AdWords & Yahoo! Search Marketing (formerly Overture) in the Pay-Per-Click advertising space. Searchenginelowdown.com has an review & screenshots of the new AdCenter interface and some of the cool features that MSN will be rolling out. Highlights include: Geo-targeting by country, down to specific cities: […]
Yahoo’s Mindset: A New Era
Yahoo’s Mindset, currently in Beta and part of Yahoo’s research labs, shows us where the future of search may be. Through a slider bar, Yahoo Mindset allows searches to choose their mix of commercial search results vs. informational search results. Try running a search for “san diego hotels” and slide the bar around to see […]
Build Your Business Through Referrals
Referred clients are worth their weight in gold! If you’ve been getting nowhere chasing cold leads, this real world case study will change your philosophy for the better.
Case Study – Building a Business… Twice!
What happens when you have to leave your freelance business behind, and start a life in a new town? Why, you start a new business, of course! Matt finds out how this Web service supplier got his brand known – in two countries!
Case Study – From Struggle to Success: Walmac Interactive
18 months in business, US$20,000 in debt. Can anyone pull this web design business from the jaws of bankruptcy? Matt talks to the man who did just that, and then sold the business to one of the world’s biggest ad agencies.
Case Study – Start Small, Get Big and Snag Huge Clients Along the Way
How does a small Web development firm that starts out as a two-man band, become one of Australia’s most awarded agencies? Matt finds out the secrets of their success…
Case Study – 7 Keys to Success in a Volatile Market
How can you ensure your Web development business rides out the highs and lows of a volatile economy? As Matt discovers, the answer lies in good management, and good service.
Case Study – In Business, 5 Minds Are Better Than 1
Ever wondered how to found your own Web design shop, contract freelancers, raise your rates *and* get high profile clients? Wonder no more: Matt meets a man who’s done all this – and is willing to share his secrets!
Case Study – Win New Web Design Clients Through Direct Mail
Does a 452% ROI sound unlikely? It *can* happen! Matt talks to a freelance Web Designer who stumbled onto a great low-cost, high-return technique to market her services.
Case Study – Get Web Design Clients on Retainer
Don’t waste time constantly searching for new work. Carve out a unique niche for your Web Design Firm, and build a list of clients on retainer. Matt explains how one UK Firm did it…