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Reading Time: 5 Minutes I’ll admit it … I’ve probably never met a personality test I didn’t like. Can you relate? Today I’m going to show you start to finish how to get ramped up adding personality to your copy—and yes, as an Enneagram 1, this will be clear and detailed as I can make it in a blog […]

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Find Your Brand Voice: How to Add Personality to Your Copywriting

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes Let’s talk about how to generate content ideas for all those copy needs in your creative small business. I’ve learned so many ninja tricks for never running out of things to say … and I’ve kinda always wanted to make this video because I nerd out a bit on the systems behind bulk content writing. […]

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Never Run Out of Things to Say: How to Generate Content Ideas

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Reading Time: 5 Minutes Today, I’m going to break down some of the copywriting exercises I challenge myself to do for client work AND my students to do for themselves. Pencils up? Let’s go. When you have a creative small business, the writing never really stops, yeah? It goes FAR beyond your website words—emails, captions, newsletters, and more. Sure. […]

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7 Quick Exercises to Help You Write Better Copy

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes Had to shake out my nerves to share some of this! As a copywriter, I write marketing words that has made other creatives and businesses (and my own) a lot of sales … …yet I’ve made SO MANY mistakes along the way. Y’all have been asking for more behind the scenes/messy stuff, so let’s do […]

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4 Website Copywriting Mistakes You Need to Stop Now

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes Were we the only family that used to put on VHS tapes on weekend nights and giggle through birthday parties, Mariah Carey choreographed routines, and 90s life?? SURELY not. I even remember sitting on the carpet in the family room, opening the entertainment center cabinet door, and flipping through my own baby book and old […]

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Documenting My Baby’s Life Offline: A Review of the Simplified Baby Book

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes Do you want to knock out your small business’s money date in a couple of hours a week? This one’s for you … c’mon and run through the glitter tunnel because I’m unveiling each step of my beloved Finance Friday workflow. I hashtag it in my head when I say it, so—#FinanceFriday. There, I fixed […]

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#FinanceFridays: My Weekly Financial Workflow (+ the 6 Business Financial Tasks I Do Monthly)

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Reading Time: 10 Minutes The hardest thing I did was birth a human. The second thing I did was birth a business. The third hardest was putting my money where my mouth was, walk away from the artificial firstborn for the human firstborn, and trust it didn’t mean I was losing myself, but simply transforming. Maternity leave is a […]

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John Talmadge’s Birth Story

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Reading Time: 7 Minutes Awwwwww, yeah outsourcing. Here in this day and time, we have the most workaholic culture in the history of the world. As a Christ-follower, my constant lesson is how Jesus’ unhurried pace stands in stark contrast to our twenty-first-century pace. Part of that for me is learning that B+ work is good enough. That plenty of […]

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8 Ways I Outsource my Life as a Creative Small Business Owner

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes “Funnel.” It’s uh, kinda a sexy word in marketing these days. Amen? But … what if I told you there’s one sales funnel I’d tell you to put in place as you kick your creative business into gear? Or, one sales funnel that—even if you’ve already got it locked-and-loaded, you need to be taking a […]

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The Most Important Email Funnel Your Business Needs

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Reading Time: 6 Minutes Only 7% of people say they’re productive—I know I sure wasn’t! Today, I’m handing over some key supplies to your work from home journey: 7 things no one told me about working from home! Shifting to working from home—and working for myself—was magical. I’m the first to wax poetic about working in a corporate setting, […]

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What No One Tells You About Working from Home

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