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A space to talk about growing our businesses, families, & dreams. Pull up a seat, grab a glass of something you love (it's a dry rosé for me), & hang out for a while.

My 10 Favorite Website Copywriting Projects (A Mini Portfolio)

I wanted to round up some of my favorite projects I’ve worked on to easily share with new and potential clients. Of course, I find inspiration and creative challenge with every project I contribute to, but these 10 stick out fondly in my mind as some of the most interesting and aligned with my own […]

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Career and Freelancing, Self Employed

June 13, 2023

2022 Blogging Trends: What to Actually Write About to Get Your Blog Posts Read

Do this if you want people to WANT to read your blog posts (consistently).

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Career and Freelancing, Creativity

February 24, 2022

I Turned Down 3 Amazing Opportunities In 1 Day: Here’s Why

Last week I had a bit of a moment. I always send out my client invoices the first Monday of every month for the previous month’s work, and last week I sent all of them out in a bit of a rush because I had a lot on deck for work that I needed to […]

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Career and Freelancing, Self Employed

December 9, 2019

Attract Perfect Clients by Changing this 1 Thing

When I started freelance writing, I took whatever I could get. I began by freelancing part-time when we lived in Nashville, and most of my work came from friends who work in marketing with clients in every field imaginable. I was writing email content for healthcare, regulatory compliance, and event businesses and blog posts for […]

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Career and Freelancing, Creativity, Self Employed

May 20, 2019

How to Become a Freelancer

I’ve got to be honest. I haven’t known what to write about lately. In my Google Drive, I have a long list of blog post ideas and topics. But I’m getting married in 10 days, and it felt weird to write about sleep habits or career development or relationship challenges when I’m living in a […]

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Career and Freelancing, Self Employed

October 11, 2018