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September 24, 2018

Reading Time: 11 MinutesYour 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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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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May 29, 2018

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Here are the 28 templates to have in your arsenal to keep your tone and voice tight and on the money, friend.

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January 12, 2018

Reading Time: 7 MinutesWhat can you do to finally get over that fear, write better newsletters, and be confident that your audience and readers are going to soak up all the great content that you have for them? Today, I want to give you 5 ways you can write better newsletters for your creative business. Hang out in […]

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June 14, 2017

Reading Time: 1 MinuteHave you ever had an email subscriber hop on your list … just to grab the freebie and peace out once you send a weekly newsletter? Yup, it happens to us all. Which stinks, because you’re just burning the midnight oil to build your list for your upcoming pitch or offer, and it just stays […]

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April 7, 2017

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Well, as a copywriter, my goal is to talk to your tribe slash those interested in your services … not trick a robot (or yourself) into a big number on your email marketing account.

There’s on thing-you-need-to-do-for-an-engaged list that isn’t spoken of quite so often.

Cleaning uninterested people off your email list! Here’s how.

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January 25, 2017

Reading Time: 5 Minutes

So you bought ConvertKit, started a free Mailchimp account, or are just DIYing a launch. And now, you’re ready to do something beyond just send out a monthly newsletter.

First things first: I always recommend serving your audience for upwards of 5 months before kickin’ in gear with a BIG launch, but you can absolutely start off with something smaller!

Here’s how to write a little email funnel to your service, package, or product!

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November 4, 2016

Reading Time: 6 Minutes

So you’ve come around to the idea that you *need* to build an email list for your creative small business. 

You bought stock — I mean — you INVESTED in an email marketing platform (listen, $30 a month for something when you’re just barely building your email list is a tough sell, I know! I’ve been there). What next?

Take it from me: here are 9 email marketing tests that will stand the test of time and algorithm changes!