Hello, this is the website of Ben Matthews

This is the website of Ben Matthews. I create spaces for people to make positive social impact. I’m the co-founder of a digital agency called Empower. You can read a bit more about me yonder. Contact me hither.


I keep a list of every post I’ve ever written, which is mainly for me to keep track in posterity. But if you want to see the list, it’s all here.

Popular Posts

  1. Freelance Consultant Rates: How To Work Out Your Hourly, Daily or Project Rate
  2. Japan on a Budget for 2 Weeks
  3. Freelance Statistics: The Freelance Economy in Numbers
  4. How to Become a Freelance Consultant
  5. Freelance Social Media Rates: How much should social media freelancers charge?
  6. Register your freelance consulting business in the UK, quickly, cheaply and legally
  7. Havana, Cuba in one week: budget travellers’ guide
  8. How to write a brief and what to include
  9. How to clear the Twitter Card cache to show the right image
  10. Find freelance jobs online with these freelancer job sites
  11. 28 tips from freelance job sites that you can use to be a successful freelancer
  12. Getting started as a freelance
  13. Free 5-day freelance course
  14. Suggestions for When That Perfect Domain Name or Twitter Username is Taken
  15. Agency Worker Regulations (AWR): What is AWR?

Recent Posts

  1. Do doctors live healthier lives?
  2. The best online accounting software for small business and freelancers
  3. Developing Leadership Skills
  4. What are Employee Ownership Trusts?
  5. How to overcome procrastination driven by anxiety
  6. The Last Question by Isaac Asimov
  7. Agency Worker Regulations (AWR): What is AWR?
  8. AI Beginner’s Reading List
  9. Challenges in growing an agency
  10. Tips for new fathers (or, how to dad good)


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