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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: 7 Minutes It’s one of the questions I get asked ALL.THE.TIME: “Ashlyn, how do I become a copywriter.” And, while there’s no one process on how to be a copywriter, there are some principles I’ve found that certainly help you carve out your own successes—after honing your actual skills as a writer, that is.  Whether you already […]

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How to Become a Copywriter & Own Your Niche

Reading Time: 4 Minutes For every one book you choose to read, you pretty much ignore ten thousand other books. Let’s make that decision worthwhile—I’m always looking for ways to read books more efficiently and get my time investment back on the returned value. (Now how’s that for nerdy?!) Today I am talking about how to read more efficiently […]

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How to Read More Efficiently & Effectively in 8 Simple Steps

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Let’s talk about social media workflow … because y’all KNOW I love me some workflow action. So, think back: Remember when social media was fun? Yep, me too. Then I realized that running a business that relied heavily on social media for growth meant spending hours on the platform just trying to keep up. Enter […]

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Social Media Workflow Tips and My 2 Favorite Apps

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Weekly routines for success are something I’m fascinated with—nerdy, but true. In the video and blog below, you get to hang out with me all week—I’m sharing 3 routines I do every week, that have both worked for when I had no team, and now with a team, had no kids, and now have a […]

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A Week In the Life | 3 Weekly Routines for Success

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Perhaps it’s misleading to title this “work-life balance tips” … because here’s the tea. I don’t believe in work-life balance. At least, not in that phrase-ology. To me, it makes it sound as if work is separate from life—and I believe that if you view your work as a calling, it’s a labor of love. […]

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Work-Life Balance Tips | 4 Steps to Take More Time Off

Reading Time: 7 Minutes Curious about how to be more productive at work? Well, you have a lot of superpowers, but making more time is NOT one of them. Today I want to share with you some of my go-to productivity hacks, both as a small business owner and a work-from-home mom! Sprinkled in here are a few of […]

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How to Be More Productive at Work: 7 Habits for Creatives

Reading Time: 5 Minutes Let’s talk about how to book more clients with your inquiry response. It’s one of the VERY first impressions that you have on your potential clients, so it’s important you nail it, right? Today, I want to share with you how I recommend responding to inquiries with a solid email template. I wax poetic about […]

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Book More Clients: 4 Secrets to Convert Inquiries with Your Email Template

Reading Time: 9 Minutes Let’s talk about tips to be more creative as an entrepreneur or artist: how to get inspired, think outside the box, and “do it different(ly).” 😉 I hesitated to blog about this, but it’s been on my mind for weeks, so here goes nothing! Learning HOW to think and be creative is a part of […]

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Tips to Be More Creative as an Entrepreneur or Artist

Reading Time: 6 Minutes July and a Powersheets review is here! Y’all, I love this month—I hung up the stars and stripes banner yesterday over the mantle, started re-watching the Founding Fathers documentary series on the History Channel, and already put my 6-mo.-old Tal through a test-run in his American flag smocked outfit: we ready. Bring on the watermelon, […]

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Powersheets Progress: June Recap & July Goals

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Well, here come the growing pains. 😉 After some careful consideration and (maybe a little too much) thinking, we need more hands on deck around here: I’m thrilled to announce that Ashlyn Writes is hiring again! We are a tiny but mighty team of all-remote mamas, sister-friends and big believers in working from a place […]

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