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  • You’ve heard that phrase, “My business is my baby.” Much like a child, a business requires constant attention, monitoring, maintenance, love, attention, overseeing, managing, lecturing, time, nurturing. It doesn’t matter the size of your business: there is always something to be done. I was talking with a client recently about......

  • Design and copy need each other. Both determine the amount of attention our content gets and impacts how the audience feels about what they can see or read. Design and copy went hand-in-hand back when newspaper ads were the hype, and do even more now in the digital marketing world......

  • We all know people who brag all. the. time. Whenever you see them (or their social media feeds), they can’t stop talking about their AMAZING vacation or their PERFECT Pumpkin Spice Latte. As if the rest of our lives cannot compare to theirs (even if we’ve definitely had a “perfect”......

  • Evolution is awesome. Taking a glimpse at what our lives were like 20 years ago provides a striking reminder of the speed at which we move forward. The modern industrialized world has an undoubtedly endless number of perks. From farming and agriculture, all the way to  – kind of embarrassing......

  • I used to hate Fall. Every time Summer came to a close, I would feel myself getting wrapped up in a foreboding feeling. Let me paint you a picture of what I mean: The subtle chill settling into the evenings that causes you to wrap up into your favorite blanket......

  • Have you noticed this recent industry habit? Hi, I’m __________. I make lots of money. Want to make lots of money too? While I think this initially had a nice hook and brought a “credibility” factor to coaches, it was quickly overdone in Facebook Ads, launches, websites, landing pages, emails,......

  • At Marrissa Nicole, we tend to preach about “being yourself” and staying positive even in the face of hard times. We like to be raw. We like to keep things very real. We believe in hard work. Doing your best. Failure before achieving success. One thing we don’t believe in:......

  • I was a blocked writer for most part of my life. The seldom times I ventured to show something I wrote out into the public, it came only after rare, inspiration-filled nights. As I started a copywriting career doing social media for a health supplement company, I learned and convinced......

  • Be yourself. BE YOURSELF. Be yourself. This phrase is nothing short of an existential prompt. A phrase that has inspired religions, politics, art, and very cheesy Pinterest boards. I mean, it’s everywhere, right? So it’s no surprise it’s also the major topic I discuss with my copywriting clients whenever we......