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Matthew McFarlane

Writer and Editor

Location icon United States

Reader, writer, content provider.

Experience writing articles, SEO blogs, books, scripts, nonfiction prose, and just about anything else your heart desires.

The majority of my work has been ghostwritten, so articles or columns that are not under my byline have been linked to with permission. Otherwise, the anonymity of the clients has been preserved.

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Client Work (Contact Me For Links)

Google Docs
Advice for Entrepreneurs: How To Find A Mentor Worth Listening To

Advice for Entrepreneurs: How To Find A Mentor Worth Listening To I was fortunate enough to have a number of great mentors who helped guide me and set me on the path to success when I was starting out in my career. One of them, in particular, stands out because our relationship highlights ...

Medium
06/25/2019
3 Clear Signs That You're Ready For A Managerial Role

People are often promoted into managerial positions because they're extremely good at the technical jobs they initially held. It's a natural progression - you're good at doing a specific job, so you'll probably be good at managing other people who do it. But technical competence isn't perfectly correlated with managerial competence.

Personal Writing

Business Insider
11/10/2019
How to avoid the worst mistakes startups make, according to 3 founders who've been there

Startups have become all the rage in business, with seemingly every new business labeling itself one. While there are many successes stemming from the startup mentality, there are also many failures. To succeed, these founders hired people who knew how to do what they couldn't, ensured that there was a market for their product, and were candid with potential partners.

Medium
01/10/2018
What I've Learned Deleting All My Old Facebook Posts From The Past Decade

In Nicholas Carr's most recent book, Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations, he includes one of his old blog posts from 2014, in which he compares Facebook, and all social media, really, to scrapbooking. We're all pulling together scraps of our lives online, endlessly.

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