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I'M ASHLYN

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

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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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I also am the first to say year one owning a small business was great … but it took me 10 years to get there, working in corporate communications. ????

Anyway, I want to tell you the 3 things that I bird-dog after in my life and business — besides the obvious Fs, faith/fam/friends — that helped, and show you behind-the-scenes of the Trello board that keeps me all organized!

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3 Productivity Mindset Shifts That Grew My Business Quickly

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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

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Y’all, between my ENFJ Myers-Briggs personality, open struggle with anxiety, and chosen career field, I’m wired to constantly consume media and information, which leads to rapid-fire stream of ideas in my head.

I can only imagine my fellow ladybosses — whether you own a business or just get after at work — feel the same way, too. We’re dreamers, innovators, and pioneers. Idea or Entrepreneur ADD is a thing.

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The 6 Simple Ways to Organize Your Small Business in One Day

Reading Time: 7 Minutes If you’ve been around here for a bit, you’ve heard me say this time and time again: I want to work from a place of REST—not hustle. Not that hustle’s bad. It’s GOOD, actually … it’s really good. But the thing is, you see, I dunno how to turn it off. 😳 (just me???)   […]

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Energy & Time Management Tips Every Creative Entrepreneur Needs to Know

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I’ve always been into routines and wanted to share my morning routine here. It’s been a BIG game-changer when it comes to waking up with abundance and gratitude in mind … which helps squelch my grumbling later in the day.

Hopefully, this post explains the PRESENT thing I talk about on Instagram from time to time … and I’d love to know if you do this, too!

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My Productive Morning Routine: 7 Things I Do Every Day

Reading Time: 7 Minutes This past week I posted on my Instagram to see what y’all ACTUALLY want to hear, I LOVE making specific posts based on what you ask for(plus, I lol’d on the couch reading some of your responses). Something that came up constantly? “I am amazed at how much you can get done! I love hearing […]

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How to Batch Work & Organize with Themed Days

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Today, I’d like to share some of the automation workflows for your creative business that have helped ME run things on auto, even when I can’t—the things that allow my business to be productive and keep moving forward. Why? Because let’s be real—life is a *little bit*crazy right now. On days when my son is […]

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The Best Automation Workflows for Your Creative Business

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