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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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Ashlyn Writes Evening Routine

Reading Time: 8 Minutes As a mom of a toddler, running a half-million-dollar business with a team, I get asked fairly regularly what some of my productivity hacks and routines are. So, today I’m walking you through the 6 things I do to close things down and peace out on work every day—here’s my evening routine! Nope, I don’t […]

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My Evening Routine: The Work-to-Rest Wind Down

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Lately (I mean pretty much the entirety of 2020), it has been a weird internet for those of us who depend on the interwebs economy to run our creative small businesses, provide for, support our families, and our livelihood. We’ve poured sweat, blood, and tears into building our creative small businesses … and suddenly, 2020 […]

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How to show up when you’re not sure how

Reading Time: 8 Minutes If you’re like me, working from home the past couple of weeks has felt like squeezing my work into pretty much whatever pockets of time I can get. With me working from home with no childcare—I had to figure out my new “normal” pretty quickly. 😬😬 I thought I’d totally mastered the art of being […]

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My Quarantine Routine

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Reading Time: 7 Minutes Heads up! No one out there (except maybe your mom) is so close to your editorial calendar that they’re reading all the content you’re putting out there—I know, I know I know. 🙂 So, in this blog & video, I’m talking you through my strategies to create more content in less time: here are 5 […]

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5 Editorial Calendar Strategies to Repurpose Your Content

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

Reading Time: 6 Minutes Your market research and voice of customer data is your secret weapon when it comes to writing copy that converts—but, it can also be an absolute bear to organize in a way that comes in handy when it’s time to start writing … especially if you have a large amount of it. So … how […]

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4 Ways to Easily Organize Your Market Research

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Reading Time: 2 Minutes I just love Kat of The Refined Woman, she was in the same mastermind as me last year and I coulda* talked to her for hours on The Refined Collective Podcast where I went over the 5 productivity hacks you need in your life. *Coulda is an Alabamaism that definitely doesn’t pass most of my […]

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The Refined Collective Podcast Interview | The 5 Productivity Hacks You Need in Your Life

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 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

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