Behind the Scenes of My Content Strategy

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Ashley Brooks No Comments
Behind the Scenes of My Content Strategy (plus tips for you to create a content strategy for your business!)

I know a lot of creative entrepreneurs whose content strategies looks like this: Blog twice a week. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. That used to be my strategy, too. When I first opened up shop in 2012, the only thing I knew about content marketing was that I was supposed to have a blog. […]

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8 Best Podcasts to Listen to While Cooking Dinner

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by Ashley Brooks 3 Comments
8 Best Podcasts to Listen to While Cooking Dinner

It’s no secret that I love a good podcast. It’s not so easy to read blog posts or books while you’re simultaneously frying porkchops and keeping your toddler from eating cat food, but podcasts never fail to save the day and hold my attention—even when I’m doing a million other things at the same time. Podcasts […]

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6 Ways to Update Your Content for the New Year

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Ashley Brooks 1 Comment
6 Ways to Update Your Content for the New Year

There’s something about the new year that makes us think that this year, surely, will be different. This will be the year we finally [fill in the blank]. This will be the year we stick to our goals. This will be the year everything changes. And so we make goals about our fitness, our health, […]

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6 Times in Your Business When You Shouldn’t Blog

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by Ashley Brooks 4 Comments
6 Times in Your Business When You Shouldn't Blog

We’ve all heard the advice that consistency is the key to blogging. “If your readers don’t know when you’ll show up,” the advice-givers say, “they’ll stop reading your blog altogether.” This is true, for the most part. If you’re a new blogger, you have to put in some serious hours and publish plenty of consistent […]

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How to Take a Break from Blogging (Without Looking Flakey)

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 6 Comments
How to Take a Break from Blogging - Horizontal

I have a pink Post-It taped to my computer monitor. It says, “Stop doing the same things everyone else is doing.” This goes against traditional wisdom. Everyone else is doing all those things because they work. So if we want to grow our blogs and businesses or write a book or take over the craft […]

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