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How to Post a Blog In WordPress

If you’ve read the Southern Creative blog, taken a tour of the website, or hung out with me on social media, you probably already know that I’m a HUGE advocate ...
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Kadence vs. Astra WordPress Theme

Kadence vs. Astra: Which WordPress Theme is Best for You? If you’re looking for the best WordPress themes, you’ve no doubt come across the Kadence vs. Astra conversation. They’re two ...
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Guide to Keyword Research for Beginners

Keywords are the first step in any SEO strategy, but they’re also the piece that stops so many people in their tracks before they even get started. PSA: keyword research ...
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SEO For Interior Designers

If you’re an interior designer in 2024, an online presence for your business is a must. People are always searching for interior design inspiration and someone trustworthy to work with ...
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How to use stock photography from Haute Stock on Your Website

Choosing the right visuals can make all the difference in connecting with your ideal clients online. Whether you opt for stock photography or invest in custom brand photography, you’ll want ...
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Wondering When to Do SEO? The Time is Now!

Many business owners wonder about when to do SEO (search engine optimization) on their website. Is it during the planning stage, after launching, or once your site has already gained ...
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“Is My SEO Working?” Measure these 6 seo metrics to find out!

SEO doesn’t have to be hard, but it does take consistent work. And once you’ve invested time, money, and energy into optimization, you might be wondering, “is my SEO working?” ...
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5 Tips to perfect Header Tag Optimization

If you’ve ever posted content to your own website, you’ve probably noticed that you have many formatting options when it comes to organizing information on the page. But did you ...
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Get Your Perfect Website with 7 Phases of a Website Redesign

94% of potential clients’ first impressions relate directly to your website’s design, so if your website isn’t working for you, that’s a pretty big deal!  But even when you know ...
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How to Get Found Online: 4 Places to Show Up

So you’ve launched your website…but you’re still feeling a little bit like a needle in a haystack. Sound familiar?  The truth is, if you want to get found online it ...
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