Matt Saunders

Build a creative business that has real impact

I support creative professionals in their personal growth so they can develop an abundant mindset, conquer their fears and make real-world impact

Matt Saunders

From freelancer to business coach

I began freelancing in 2009 after a couple of years working in design studios. As a cocky twenty-something, I thought I knew it all. In reality, I knew next to nothing.

My freelance business lacked vision and purpose. Nothing underpinned my daily activities. I was washed around like a ship lost at sea. I yearned for a sense of direction, something to work toward, but it didn't happen. I ended up back in a full-time job.

My breakthrough came several years later when I immersed myself in a world of learning and personal development. I soon realised that I lacked some core attributes needed to be successful in business: optimism, confidence, accountability and a sense of purpose.

At some point, every business needs outside help. When I enlisted the support of a coach, everything changed. My vision began to crystalise and I became inspired to work toward it. Not only have I built a six figure web design business, I now coach others in the creative industry to help them achieve their dreams.

Let's bring your vision to life

Whether you want a space to reflect, or are hungry for the next level, I can help. Whatever your goals, we can design your perfect life and put steps in place to make it happen. Every one of us deserves to live a happy and prosperous life, and yet too many creatives experience difficult clients, growing pains and the dreaded feast-famine cycle. Coaching with me will turn this around for you. It'll give you the tools you need to create a wonderful business. It'll level you up in all areas of life.

My belief is that with more creatively fulfilled people, our sector will produce better work. This leads to a better world for all of us.

Are you ready for massive growth and to change the creative industry for the better?

Who I've worked with

The Guardian logo
Smashing Magazine logo
Leeds Digital Festival 2021
Medium logo
Women's Aid logo
Freelance Business
Royal Armouries logo
Mind charity
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Conquer fear and take ownership of your business

Learn how to manage difficult clients, cope with fear and build resilience so you can do business on your own terms

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1:1 coaching programmes

Get tailored, 1-to-1 coaching and support so you can build a life and business that you're proud of.


Strategy workshops

Get tailored support to fix specific challenges in your business with my intensive training workshops.

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Freelancer courses

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to strengthen and grow your creative business.