Expect Search Engine Rankings to Fluctuate in March with Mobile-Only Indexing

Expect Search Engine Rankings to Fluctuate in March with Mobile-Only Indexing

Google is rolling out their Mobile-Only Indexing update “sometime in March.” While there isn’t a specific date announced, the law firm SEO team here at Custom Legal Marketing has been treating March 1st as a hard deadline.

What is Mobile-Only Indexing?

Mobile-Only indexing means that Google will no longer index any content like text, videos, and images that are not visible on mobile devices. For example, you may have a different header for desktop visitors than…

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How Courts Are Using Remote Tech Out of Necessity, and Other Must-Reads

How Courts Are Using Remote Tech Out of Necessity, and Other Must-Reads

Courts Attempt To Balance Innovation With Access In Remote Proceedings (ABA Journal)

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues in the United States, there is still on-going debate on whether in-door trials can be conducted safely. Until then, courts nationwide are adapting to remote technology by live-streaming hearings and trials via video and audio platforms. This article explores the unintended disruptions and surprisingly beneficial consequences of managing virtual trials.

Beyond Traditional User Intent: Why…

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If you're a lawyer that doesn't want to be a cat, follow these steps

If you’re a lawyer that doesn’t want to be a cat, follow these steps

Perhaps a virtual hearing with a judge and opposing counsel is not the best time to have one of Zoom’s playful characters cutely batting their eyes in your place. If you are a lawyer that finds yourself in a Zoom meeting appearing as a cat or a cat that finds themselves looking like a lawyer, here are a few easy steps (with screenshots) to let your true self shine.

How to turn off filters during a Zoom meeting (a visual…

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Enhance Your Firm's Reputation and Increase Your Visibility in Google's Search Results

Enhance Your Firm’s Reputation and Increase Your Visibility in Google’s Search Results

Your firm can be listed in search results for a broader range of queries if you establish your reputation with Google in a specific topic area. A Search Advocate explains how in a recent hangout.

When asked whether it is good practice to cover related topics in order to rank well for a specific topic, Search Advocate John Mueller responded that it is “always useful” to add content to your website that covers contextually relevant topics….

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Is it safe to publish content on your law firm's blog that matches a video?

Is it safe to publish content on your law firm’s blog that matches a video?

Lawyers have to produce a lot of content to compete for organic rankings. Content of course is not just text. There are videos, presentations, ebooks, podcasts, blogs, web stories, and the list goes on. Since videos take a lot of time to produce, it’s understandable that law firms would want to get the most mileage out of that content.

But some law firms are concerned that publishing text as a blog entry, that matches the audio of a…

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Google Web Stories May Be Going Global, and Other Must-Reads

Google Web Stories May Be Going Global, and Other Must-Reads

Google May Expand Roll Out of Web Stories If More Sites Use Them (Search Engine Journal)

Google’s Web Stories content format provides law firms and other businesses another creative opportunity to gain additional online traffic. Currently, Web Stories are supported in the United States, India and Brazil. As more and more users take advantage of Web Stories, Google is eager to expand this search feature to other countries.

How…

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Grow Your Online Engagement With Facebook Stories

Grow Your Online Engagement With Facebook Stories

What Is Facebook Stories?

With new technology, comes new opportunities. Following the increased popularity of the “story format” originated by Snapchat, Facebook roll-out their own in-app version called “Facebook Stories”. Going against the social media norm of preserving and saving moments, Facebook Stories take a much more temporary approach and allow its users to generate photo and video collections that can be viewed up to two times and disappear after 24 hours.

While posting content that will only last for one…

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Newfound Way of Approaching Content Marketing in 2021, and Other Must-Reads

Newfound Way of Approaching Content Marketing in 2021, and Other Must-Reads

Content Experiences Are the New Content Marketing (Search Engine Journal)

We’ve all heard about benefits of content marketing, but in 2021 it’s all about creating content experience. Now what does that mean? Content experience is the “intersection of content marketing and user experience“, where you pay close attention to how you structure your content, how you present content and the environment in which your content lives. Focusing on how your users…

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