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I've been called the OG of copywriters for creatives, wink—I hook up women with words as a launch copywriter & brand strategist. Even while raking in more than 7-figures since I've been at it, I believe working from a place of rest (not hustle) IS possible—and I want the same for you.
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Reading Time: 8 Minutes Hey—you. The one who is maybe a *little* bit nervous to launch a website, hit publish on that course, or start that more high end, more expensive service. Come on in: in this blog & video, here’s a launch copywriter’s take on 6 mindset shifts that will help you go BIG and get your new […]

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Business Tips

How to STOP Making Excuses & Launch a Website, Product, or New Service

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Shaking things up from my typical content and talking about how I’ve used a prayer journal the past few years to cultivate a practice of prayer—plus I’m giving a review of the Val Marie Paper prayer journal, so you can see how they may help you out like they’ve helped me! If you’re looking for […]

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How to Use a Prayer Journal: 4 Tips for Creating a Solid Prayer Habit

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Here’s something you might not expect: my client management system is a major part of my sales process. Sound like the cart before the horse? Nope. This week’s Youtube episode features a Honeybook tutorial that shows you exactly how I use my client management software, Honeybook, to close my sales. If you think about it, […]

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Business Tips

How to Get Comfortable SELLING (HoneyBook Tutorial + Sales Workflow)

Reading Time: 6 Minutes If you find yourself just a little bit nosy about how other people plan, I think you’re going to like this blog. Back by popular request, I’m walking you through how I set up my Simplified Planner every year.  I’ve been away from corporate life and working for myself as an entrepreneur for almost four […]

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Goal Setting

How to Plan for 2020 Using the Simplified Planner

Reading Time: 8 Minutes So, it’s that time of year where you have heard about goal setting ad nauseum. Am I right? Today’s blog is all about how to set your 2020 goals and the tool and system that I’ve used to set goals both in my life and in my business since 2016. By the end of this […]

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Goal Setting

How to Set Your 2020 Goals with PowerSheets

Reading Time: 7 Minutes So you know that you’re supposed to grow your email list and you’re working on building that—but the thing is, you can have all the head knowledge and plans, but if you can’t say beyond a shadow of a doubt that your emails are doing their job and helping you market your creative small business […]

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Email Marketing

How to Write Your Email Newsletters Like a PRO

Reading Time: 6 Minutes You can do all the good work to write captivating copy that connects with your readers (YAY!) but if you don’t know what keywords to use, odds are those blogs and pages of your website you worked so hard to write won’t bubble up on your good-ol’ search engines. In this SEO copywriting tutorial I […]

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Business Tips

6 Ways to Instantly NAIL Your Keyword Research

Reading Time: 9 Minutes Around here, you’ll typically find me talking about things like words that do the heavy lifting in your business, or how to structure your workdays so you can work from a place of rest not hustle, but today’s post is switching things up a bit. I’m talking about something I recently did in my business […]

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Business Tips

How to Plan a Brand Photoshoot for your Business

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Ever thought about what your brand voice needs to sound like? Have you written or said things for your business and immediately thought, “Yuck, that doesn’t sound anything like me.” Or worse, that it sounded exactly like you snagged it from someone else’s brand … maybe a little bit because you did? Well, today I […]

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How to Improve Your Brand Messaging

Reading Time: 9 Minutes How do you nail down a niche for your creative business when you feel like it’s ALL been done, and how do you overcome the fear that not enough people will need your niche to keep you in business?  For the record: both are TOTALLY possible. And, for the first time here on the Interweb, […]

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Copywriting Tips

The 4 Steps you need to know to choose a niche for your creative business

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