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Ranking Turbulence Affects Law Firms as Google Rolls Out Simultaneous Core Updates

Ranking Turbulence Affects Law Firms as Google Rolls Out Simultaneous Core Updates

Google’s search algorithm gets updated regularly but sometimes they roll out a “core update” which was formerly referred to as “broad core updates.” Basically, a core update is just any update that affects Google’s entire search algorithm.

In 2022, Google rolled out 10 core updates addressing everything from spam to helpful content to product reviews.

2022 Google Core Updates
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Internal Link Building Best Practices to Boost Your Law Firm's SEO

Internal Link Building Best Practices to Boost Your Law Firm’s SEO

Internal linking, which is placing hyperlinks between pages on your law firm's website, is a critical yet often overlooked practice that can boost your law firm's search engine optimization efforts; if you do it right.

Law firms that are actively focused on search engine marketing will want to utilize internal linking strategies on their website in order to help users navigate the website seamlessly, assist Google in understanding which pages to show on...Read More

Yes, Regional Practice Area Pages Can Help Your Law Firm’s SEO (or Hurt it)

Yes, Regional Practice Area Pages Can Help Your Law Firm’s SEO (or Hurt it)

Among the SEO community, there is a debate about whether or not regional pages - that is, content that is created to focus on the different cities or states where your law firm practices - is an effective SEO strategy. Regional pages can actually be incredibly powerful lead-generating pages. They can also destroy your website's authority if not done properly.

What is a regional practice area page?

Regional pages for law firms are basically practice area pages that are optimized around...

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Your Law Firm's Web Traffic Has Dropped... Now What?

Your Law Firm’s Web Traffic Has Dropped… Now What?

Recently, I participated in a discussion that was published on Forbes regarding ways to rectify a steep decline in web traffic.

In my response, I said:

Use Google Analytics To Compare Declines In Organic Traffic To Individual Pages

Using Google Analytics, compare the individual page traffic by visiting Behavior > Site Content > All Pages in the left menu. This will show you which pages have seen the greatest decline. You can add a “Secondary Dimension” of “Source” to see which...

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Finally, Big News That Has Nothing to Do With COVID-19: Google Releases Broad Core Algorithm Update

Finally, Big News That Has Nothing to Do With COVID-19: Google Releases Broad Core Algorithm Update

By now, you’re probably tired of COVID-19 news, COVID-19 talk, your house, your neighbor that has 5 children, all of which are aspiring musicians that practice all day, and that tank of gas you bought in February that’s still in your car.

Looking for something else to think about? If you focus on your law firm’s search rankings, we have good news! Google has rolled out a broad core algorithm up.

Broad Core?

Google rolls out updates to their algorithm on...

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How to make SEO and PPC work together for your law firm

How to make SEO and PPC work together for your law firm

It’s true that on their own PPC and SEO are powerful channels. PPC is used to generate leads using strategies that can be immediately tested and get quick action, while SEO is about building website authority to generate leads over a longer period of time. But when used together, you will double your chances of gaining conversions if your site appears both as an ad and the top organic search results plus PPC can help you reach regions that...

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How Local Events and Sponsorships Can Power Link Building

How Local Events and Sponsorships Can Power Link Building

One of the primary reasons why successful law firms attend and sponsor local events is to generate publicity. Years ago, publicity was mostly spread through word of mouth alone, however, in the Information Age brand exposure is most efficiently developed through a holistic online marketing strategy. A holistic online marketing strategy is multi-faceted and should be customized to the unique needs of a company, however, most marketing strategies include content marketing, Read More

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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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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