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4 Ways to Create a Strong SEO Strategy

Did you know that only 36% of small businesses have an SEO strategy?! And many don't know what SEO stands for - it's Search Engine Optimization. FULL transparency: I didn't either so I hired someone to teach me! Basically it helps direct searches on the Internet to your website. A great SEO plan...

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Why Finishing Strong Is Key

When an interior design project can take months (or years!!) to complete, it's easy to want to rush through the final phases. If it's been a pain of a project with lots of challenges, we all can be guilty of just trying to wrap it up. But...finishing STRONG is the key to staying in business and...

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Why You Should Prioritize Photography in 2023!

There can be a lot of reasons that keep you from shooting your finished projects. But that's a BIG mistake!! Those photos are the ONE thing that will help you hit your goals in 2023. Seriously! You can't let a busy schedule or reluctant clients get in your way. And you need to be SURE that you...

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Are You Ready for 2023?

We're only a few days into the new year and I am ready for whatever comes for my company this year! How can I be so confident?? I always make a plan to start off on the right path so I have less to worry about AND so I can react to any ups or downs. We can't predict what the next 12 months hold...

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Setting Your 2023 Intentions

I love this time of year - and not just for the holidays. I consider this the "clean slate" season! It's time to review the old year and set your goals and intentions for a brand new year. There's the excitement of what might be around the corner and all the new exciting times that may be...

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Happy Holidays!

Sending you my heartfelt thanks this season!

There is so much out there to read, watch and ingest, so I really appreciate you choosing to "ingest" the Return on Interiors blog. It's a labor of love and now I am sending you my love and wishing you a happy holiday season!

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The Best Gift to Give Yourself for 2023

It's that time of year - we're all making lists and checking them twice! But while you're finding the perfect gift for everyone else in your life, be sure to give yourself a great gift to start the new year off right. I'm not talking about a book or a sweater. I'm talking about peace of mind...

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Top 5 Design Business Frustrations

I love what I do - no really, I DO! But I get frustrated with the design business, just like I'm sure you do. Every business owner and CEO has times when they're ready to throw in the towel. That's just normal. But it's HOW you respond to those frustrations that can make all the difference. So I...

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My Design Inspirations: The Architecture of Budapest

Get ready for a bit of personal post...

Goodbye, Budapest...Hello, London

Yes, I am moving from Budapest, Hungary, after living here for 4 ½ years. I was in Delhi, India, for 2 years before that, so it will be fun to live in a place where the primary language is English! In...

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Stop Reinventing the Wheel in Your Business

On last week's blog post, I talked about how important it is to your productivity to have systems in place and to avoid reinventing the wheel in every single project! When you DON'T have a system or process for each part of your business, you WILL drop the ball. You'll make mistakes and that will...

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5 Ways to Be More Productive in 2023

It's interesting how time has seemed to change after the pandemic! So many of my design friends say they feel like there are FEWER hours in every day now. UGH! That means we need to make the most of every single minute. We need to be more productive with our working hours - that also helps...

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What Clients Don’t Know About Working with a Designer

It’s interesting how others view the work of an interior designer. There are people – hopefully our clients – who truly appreciate our vision, skill, and expertise. But too many really don’t understand what a designer can do. Most everyone gets that we can make a home look...

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