Picking Memorable Photos for Law Firm Content

Picking Memorable Photos for Law Firm Content

Picking good pictures for law firm online content can certainly be a chore, but it does not have to be. Here are a few tips that can help you choose the best photos to enhance your website or blog content.

Perhaps you may feel that it is not worth the time to find a good photo and then post it and decide to just run a blog post without a picture. While that is an option, it is important…

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A Google Error is Deindexing Pages: Should your law firm be worried?

A Google Error is Deindexing Pages: Should your law firm be worried?

UPDATE: April 15, 2019

While the indexing issue has been resolved, Google is reporting related issues within Google Search Console.

UPDATE: April 9, 2019
Google says they expect the error to…

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4 Ways to Simplify Mobile Law Firm Contact Forms to Boost Engagement

4 Ways to Simplify Mobile Law Firm Contact Forms to Boost Engagement

Contact forms are integral to most websites. For law firms, they provide an easy way for prospective clients to contact you besides phone calls or emails. Generally, law firm contact forms gather the name, phone number, email address and other optional details of website visitors interested in learning more about legal services. The digital collection of these details helps lawyers keep track of leads.

Putting together a contact form is straightforward. What complicates…Read More

What Are Local Citations?

What Are Local Citations?

Any mention online regarding your business information is known as a local citation. Local citations are incredibly important for the success of your law firm’s website. Google uses the prominence and accuracy of local citations to determine which listing gets to show up on it’s “local 3-pack”, the map on search results that displays three listings. The map is generally shown above the organic listings and below the ads. This is why it’s essential that your business…Read More

Prepare Your Law Firm for GDPR-Like Privacy Regulations Coming to the U.S.

Prepare Your Law Firm for GDPR-Like Privacy Regulations Coming to the U.S.

Unlike many countries, the United States has no single, comprehensive law governing how businesses collect and use individuals’ personal data. As consumers become more aware of the extent to which businesses accumulate, buy, sell and share personal information, states are beginning to step in and pass their own regulations. How will this affect law firms?

Major technology companies in the U.S. have enjoyed a business environment with relatively little regulation for decades, allowing them…Read More

What's New for Law Firms in WordPress 5.0

What’s New for Law Firms in WordPress 5.0

WordPress, a content-management system with a market share of 59.6 percent and used by 32.5 percent of all websites, unveiled their new update on December 6, WordPress 5.0. The most significant change is the implementation of Gutenberg, a block-based editor. Prior to Gutenberg’s roll-out, the default content editor was straightforward but rudimentary, it is not as intricate as Gutenberg. HTML codes had to be added for everything in order to get the required functionality. With Gutenberg,…Read More

Is AMP the Right Choice for Law Firms?

Is AMP the Right Choice for Law Firms?

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is a Google code project that helps websites load quickly. AMP accomplishes its hyper-fast load times by employing a stripped-down version of HTML; a limited, Google-approved Javascript library; and caching.

This means that in order to use AMP, you need to create an alternate version of your website that conforms to AMP’s standards. WordPress plugins exist to help law firms that use the WordPress platform accomplish this.

Improve Your Law Firm's SEO by Making Short Content Long-Form Content

Improve Your Law Firm’s SEO by Making Short Content Long-Form Content

In the ever-changing world of law firm marketing and search engine optimization (SEO), relatively short and weak pages generally cause more harm than good for website owners. That is especially true in the legal world, where current and prospective clients are looking for more information via long-form content. Long-form content consists of extensive print media combined with photos, graphics, videos and other complementary multi-media content.

The idea is to create a unique user experience, while providing…

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Three Easy Ways Lawyers Can Boost Their Search Rankings

Three Easy Ways Lawyers Can Boost Their Search Rankings

Lawyers and law firms have to worry about marketing themselves to the public more than any time in the history of the industry. Law firms need to compete for attention on the web. Given this environment, it can be difficult to be seen apart from the crowd. Therefore, law firms should pay particular attention to their rankings in search results. The higher the ranking, the higher the chance of searches clicking on your law firm’s website.

One of the…

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