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Reading Time: 10 Minutes I’m going there—today, I want to talk about small business investment tips that have worked for me. My friend Stacey (a side-hustling stationer buddy with a sweet day-job as a campaign manager at a major non-profit fundraising agency) and I crunched over leaves after work yesterday in sneaks on a walk around our neighborhood. “I […]

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Where to Spend Your Money as You Build a Creative Biz: Small Business Investment Tips

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Reading Time: 9 Minutes Today, I’m gonna get personal. I don’t want to share only the polished, filtered version of being a creative business owner, because it’s anything but. My team, my husband, my mom … heck, I will be the first to tell you I constantly mess up! Here, I want to share with you what my business […]

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes I’ve Made as a Creative Entrepreneur

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Reading Time: 10 Minutes Sabbatical? Check. Paid sabbatical? Check. But paid maternity leave? As an entrepreneur? With a team? Ay yi yi. Y’all have been asking how I’m prepping for Baby Carter, so in this post, I want to tell you what I’ve done each trimester along the way! Whether it’s extended leave, maternity leave, or just sabbatical, I hope […]

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How I’m Preparing for Maternity Leave

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Reading Time: 9 Minutes Whoop! It’s holiday season—which, if you’re like me, means clocking a few hours with your laptop in front of the cozy fireplace with a seasonal candle … in lieu of your desk. I did this last year, and thought it’d be fun again to do a gift guide for bosses and entrepreneurs. Sure, some of […]

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Holiday 2018: The Ultimate Creative Entrepreneur Gift Guide

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Becoming a copywriter for SEO is one of the healthiest things you can DIY as a creative entrepreneur. But what SEO tips and tricks actually work?

I got you. Here are the 6 copywriter-approved tips to write with SEO in mind today!

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How to Write Copy with SEO in Mind

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Figuring out how to choose the best name for your business is a mind-game, amiright? And oh, the pressure: this is your cornerstone that lines everything up, or has it feeling shifty 4lyfe. Here are the 9 copywriting tips I have to getting it done.

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How to Pick the Perfect Name for Your Business

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Reading Time: 2 Minutes Are you attracting your ideal clients? Are you really standing out to them as the go-to person for them …. or are you fighting to stand out from your competitors? Two very important things to help you stand out and attract your ideal clients are often forgotten and neglected: brand voice and (how that mixes with) […]

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Evolve Your Wedding Business Podcast Interview | How Copywriting Can Help You Book More Weddings

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I hear from a lot of my clients and students that you want to be more client-focused in your copywriting. So, today I want to give you 88 client-focused words that you can start using in your copywriting that help convert!

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Why Sales Copy Isn’t a Dirty Word: 88 Words To Increase Conversions on Your Sales Page

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Reading Time: 7 Minutes This first appeared in ConvertKit’s Tradecraft digital magazine. Click here to start your 30 day FREE trial of ConvertKit! Breathe in, breathe out. Did you smell that? Nope, not the essential oils vapor that’s all up around my computer (which I’m sure is super great for the hardware). That’s the smell of 19,387 online entrepreneurs […]

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How to Portray Your Value with 3 Copy Hacks (Even If You’re Just Starting Out)

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Reading Time: 11 Minutes Your website is the front door to your digital digs, your calling card on the internet, the hand you outstretch to shake a new friends’: And for you, I want it to feel like the most comfy-cozy resting spot in your whole house. Today, I wanted to round up the 5 most common mistakes I […]

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Top 5 Copywriting Mistakes You’re Making (+ Surprising Makeovers to Fix Them)

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