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September 19, 2018

Reading Time: 6 Minutes   I *almost* wanted to call this article about editing your copy “you’re a better writer than you think.” BUT I figured despite my vote of confidence, there’s someone out there who isn’t a better writer than she thinks. So, by default, just know you likely have my fist-bump injection of confidence. 😉 While I […]

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September 14, 2018

Reading Time: 8 Minutes We’ve all been at the cocktail party or family event when someone asks “now what is it that you do?” (Awkward.) Figuring out how to explain what you do for a living isn’t the easiest task in the world. Meghan C. sent in a blog request saying, “I struggle with explaining what I do without […]

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September 11, 2018

Reading Time: 12 Minutes Well, we did it: we took our THIRD sabbatical together in our marriage and in my business, which is almost the same age. 😉 I’m unpacking a bit on how I go about planning for a sabbatical, but the big reason for this post was to get our pics up and have somewhere to you […]

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August 17, 2018

Reading Time: 7 Minutes “Ashlyn, when do you know its time to hire an assistant? How much were you making on your own before you brought in help?” You asked, and I’m answering. This topic makes me so happy! So, you know that I like to talk about sales copy as a copywriter, and how to leverage your words to […]

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August 10, 2018

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Let’s talk about how to write a pitch email! This video & post is dedicated to the decade of chronologically organized magazines I had neatly sorted under my bed …. until my parents made me throw them all away when I moved out. RIP. ANYWAY. You may be interested in securing a guest post, a […]

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August 3, 2018

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Today, I’d like to share some of the automation workflows for your creative business that have helped ME things run on auto, even when I can’t—the things that allow my business to be productive and keep moving forward. Why? Because the other week I went to Paris to speak at The Signature Atelier photography workshop […]

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July 24, 2018

Reading Time: 6 Minutes “I would love to see a post about your blog post writing process. It is such speed bump for me!” Anyone else? Bueller? Your wish, my command—today, I’m talking alll about my blog writing process, so you can cultivate a blog writing workflow too. I’m a blog grandmother. A young grandmother, but definitely in grandmother […]

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July 23, 2018

Reading Time: 8 Minutes Every “yes” must be defended by a thousand “no’s,” I’ve heard it said. Amen. And for many of us, that battle is fought out on the pages of our planners (Bob Goff quote). Today, I’m doing a video on how to plan your day—you could do this with ANY digital or analog solution! But specifically, […]

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July 23, 2018

Reading Time: 9 Minutes

Organizational systems, spreadsheets, and process guides are the backbones to this copywriting word nerd’s business, and I want to share them with you today.

These are the tools I endorse not only as a writer, but as a creative passionate about staying on-task to walk into my call. Keep reading to grab the links!

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July 13, 2018

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Let’s talk about how to “GSD” as the kids say: how to be more productive with one of my favorite business tools: a Trello tutorial. Getting sidetracked looking for something basic I need in my business—a password, my EIN, the HEX codes for the Veuve Clicquot-inspired orange I use—that drives me banana pancakes. Today, I’m […]