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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 UPDATE: This blog post, “Trello Tutorial: How to be More Productive with a Company Guidebook”, was originally posted in 2018, my team has since outgrown Trello — but — this is a wildly popular post that was due for an update! 🙂 Let’s talk about how to “GSD” as the kids say: how to be […]

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Trello Tutorial: How to be More Productive with a Company Guidebook

Reading Time: 10 Minutes Awwwwww, yeah outsourcing. Here in this day and time, we have the most workaholic culture in the history of the world. As a Christ-follower, my constant lesson is how Jesus’ unhurried pace stands in stark contrast to our twenty-first-century pace. Part of that for me is learning that B+ work is good enough. That plenty of […]

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Business Tips

8 Ways I Outsource my Life as a Creative Small Business Owner

A How To Guide For Tracking Launch Metrics

Reading Time: 8 Minutes Today,  I’m showing you some of the steps to go through to run launch metrics on past launches you’ve had or any upcoming marketing campaigns you’re planning. Because finishing up a launch or a marketing campaign and having NO clue if it was good or bad or worse, feeling like it did not meet your […]

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A How-To Guide For Tracking Metrics That Matter

Reading Time: 5 Minutes I have a secret—my favorite opt-in I’ve created (and I’ve made about 52 since 2016) is hands down my quiz opt-in. Not because it gets us the most leads organically but because it was the most fun to engineer and build. Which is exactly why I’m walking you through how to build an online quiz […]

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How to Create an Online Quiz & Grow Your Email List

Reading Time: 6 Minutes I’m getting a *custom* grown up website for the first time since being in business nearly 5 years (and I’m SO excited). BUT I’m pretty proud that I built an over half-million dollar a year business off a $997 Showit website template from Tonic Site Shop. I know I’ve said it recently, but I’m gonna […]

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5 Secrets to Choosing the Best Website Template

Reading Time: 8 Minutes Let’s talk about website copywriting. Albert Einstein said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, “then you don’t understand it yourself,” and while he wasn’t talking about brand messaging and website copy, boy, do we tend to over-complicate things. Today, I’m walking you through the 4 pages that you definitely have to have on […]

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Copywriting Tips

How to Plan & Write Your Website Content

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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

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“What exactly IS creative copywriting, and why do I need it as a creative entrepreneur?” I hear it a lot — and I don’t blame ya. I didn’t really even know what copywriting was until I realized that was my exact job working in marketing for Delta Air Lines! Keep reading to find out what copywriting is!

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Copywriting Tips

What is Copywriting and Why Does it Matter for My Creative Small Business?

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I believe that taking managerial courage over your time — entrepreneur or not! — leads to a more full life-portfolio.

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Here are 8 things that have helped me cut the nonessential.

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8 Productivity Apps So You Can Make the Most of Your Time

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Copywriting swipe filing—you’ve heard of it, right?! Know the rules like a pro, so you can break ‘em like an artist. 😉 Well, there are two things *most* copywriters leave out when they’re talking through swipe files. I’ve learned these things are VERY important as I’ve built my business and agency, andddd that’s what I’m […]

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Business Tips

3 Hacks to Build Your Copywriting Swipe File

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