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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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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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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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Steph O'Keefe, SEO strategist checking seo metrics on google search console wearing a white shirt sitting at home office in Raleigh, NC.

“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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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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E-E-A-T Essentials: Boost Your Brand’s Authority and Visibility

What does it take to get to the top of the search results pile? You’ve probably heard the big buzzwords in SEO – terms like “keywords” or “meta-descriptions.” But there’s ...
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Wondering how to fix broken links?

Have you ever been browsing a website and clicked on a link, only to be greeted by the dreaded 404 error? If this has ever been you, then you know ...
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How Long Does SEO Take?

In the world of digital marketing, SEO is like the backbone of your online presence. It's crucial, but it's also wrapped in a bit of mystery, isn't it? For instance, ...
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