Welcome to the Paint Creek Digital Blog Spot

Hey there! Welcome to the Paint Creek Digital Blog Spot. I'm Heather and I'm the founder of this small but mighty digital design studio. I specialize in creating, refreshing, and maintaining beautiful, functional WordPress websites for service-based business owners looking to establish a stunning online presence. I have over 2 decades experience in IT, in everything from managing network operations to keeping networks secure.

Outside of work, I have many additional passions and interests. I'll share those topics on The Other Spot. If you'd like to dive into some of the behind the scenes things with me, join me over there. If you're just here for the website design tips and tricks, that's great too! Wherever you visit me, I'm happy to have you in my community and thanks for stopping by! If there is anything I can do to serve you, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at hello@paintcreekdigital.com

Paint Creek Digital Blog covers topics related to WordPress Website design and branding for service based businesses

Picking the Perfect Color Palette for Your Website – A Simple Guide

A fun color wheel to introduce the topic of color palette selection in website design.

Picking the Perfect Color Palette for Your Website – A Simple Guide Today’s topic is a fun one! Let’s chat about one of the key aspects of design, color! Choosing the right color for your website is like putting together the perfect outfit for a special occasion. It’s all about creating an […]

Smash Balloon Instagram Feed – Double Duty

Smash Balloon Instagram Feed – Double Duty Welcome back to the “Plugin Deep Dive” series, where we explore essential tools to enhance your WordPress journey. Today we’re plugging into the world of social media integration with the Smash Balloon Instagram Feed Plugin. Elevate Your Social Media Game Smash Balloon allows you to […]

Website Backups Made Easy: Exploring UpdraftPlus

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Website Backups Made Easy: Exploring UpdraftPlus Welcome back to the “Plugin Deep Dive” series, where we are exploring some essential tools to make your WordPress journey a smooth one. Today, we’re putting on our digital safety gear and diving into the world of website backups with UpdraftPlus. When You Fall Down, Always […]

SEO Success

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SEO Success Breakdown: A Guide to Yoast SEO Welcome back to the “Plugin Deep Dive” series! In this edition, we’re tapping into the mysterious world of SEO Success and shining a spotlight on the Yoast SEO plugin. If you’ve wondered how to get your website noticed by search engines and reach your […]

The Essentials of Website Security: Exploring Wordfence

The Essentials of Website Security: Exploring Wordfence Welcome back to the “Plugin Deep Dive” series! In this installment, we are shifting gears into the realm of website security. Whether you’re a seasoned website owner or just staring out, one thing is clear: the online world can be a virtual version of the […]

WP-Optimize

WP-Optimize: Your Website’s Spring-Cleaning Solution Welcome to the first installment of the “Plugin Deep Dive” series. Today, we’re taking a closer look at one of the plugins from the 5 Must-Have WordPress Plugins post. We’re going to jump into the specifics of the WP-Optimize plugin, which can do wonders for your website […]