a 10-page guide to step into your brand voice >
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the how-to guide for batching your work into themed days >
a swipe copy page for your client welcome magazine >
grab the Google Docs mini-template for your website words >
prep for your next launch with the famed launch copy checklist >
grab a checklist of the email templates you need >
I've blogged a tish-bit about books I think creative entrepreneurs should throw in their bag on airlines and beach days. Here it is. For all my book recommendations, click below to shop on Amazon what I've had my nose in since becoming an entrepreneur!
From my nightstand to yours
Every “yes” must be defended by a thousand “no’s,” I’ve heard it said. For many of us, that battle is fought out on the pages of our planners, right?
Meet Simplified by Emily Ley: The paper planner I've turned to for years. I fell head-over-heels for Emily’s “grace not perfection” message while I was in eating disorder recovery. I invested in the planner back in 2015 because I was desperate for a little calmer in my life—the noisy internet and its (free!) calendaring tools are fab, but I needed something beautiful to sit on my desk with just enough space for me to write what I could ACTUALLY get done in a day, and no more.
I look up to Emily and her team to mentor me in being a go-getter girl who's addicted—as you know!—to figuring out how to work from a place of rest, not hustle
Rob's my Copy Dad, and I told Kira recently she's my Copy Big Sis. Click here to listen to my episode on their podcast, and tune in for expert copy hacks from the founders of The Copywriter Club.
Testing? Duh you are, you're a copywriter. I like to use Sumo tools to see what's converting ... and what's not.
Study up—anyone that asks me about becoming a copywriter, I recommend these books.
Spell check on steroids. Download it and werk it—psst, the free version is all you need. It's fab.
Not fancy ... but this is the best tool for interfacing with clients with deliverables, getting feedback, and getting in ship-shape for install.
This is the platform I've found best for drafting client deliverables, from sales pages to email sequences.
my hands-down favorite deodorant from my mastermind sister Bethany >
Working mamas? #bowdown ... I had no idea how tough this was. I've streamlined my routines, from my faith walk to beauty, and these are the go-to's that keep me in shape so I can head to work with a clear mind.
oh, I use Primally Pure's face oil wash, too ... I converted & it's fab >
mama life + small business = 27 minute workouts on demand are life—get 30% off with ASHLYN30 >
my prayer journal—click to watch how I use it >
my favorite FREE bible studies on the internet >
from speaking at conferences to date nights, I love Vetta Capsule stuff >
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