Assessing Your Law Firm's Website Ahead of Google's Upcoming Page Experience Update, and Other Must Reads

Assessing Your Law Firm’s Website Ahead of Google’s Upcoming Page Experience Update, and Other Must Reads

What To Evaluate Ahead of Google’s Page Experience Update (Search Engine Land)

Google announced the Page Experience update, that will be live on May 2021, along with a new set of metrics called Core Web Vitals and the removal of the AMP restriction on its Top Stories carousel. With several months ahead of us, now is a great time for marketers to evaluate the impact this update has…

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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

4 long-form page examples for attorneys

4 long-form page examples for attorneys

Long-form pages are becoming increasingly popular among web users. But it’s not just humans who like them; Google also rewards this media-rich content. We will explain why in a moment.

What is long-form content?
A long-form page consists of in-depth copy paired with other forms of media. While a standard article may include a picture with some text, long-form content integrates graphics and other forms of media to tell a story.

Another characteristic of long-form pages is (as the name implies)…

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7 ways to hold visitors' attention and keep them on your site

7 ways to hold visitors’ attention and keep them on your site

Two metrics that are often used to determine a website’s performance are time on site and bounce rate. Bounce rate is the percentage of times a user clicks on a page and leaves without visiting any other page; in other words, the percentage of single-page visits. A high bounce rate can indicate that your landing pages are not providing visitors with the information they need. However, a high bounce rate paired with high conversions can indicate that people are…

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5 ways lawyers can boost their call to action performance

5 ways lawyers can boost their call to action performance

A call to action (CTA) is any element on a website that encourages visitors to take an action. Usually, a CTA comes in the form of a button or the combination of a button and a line of text. Calls to action can also be textual links, although this treatment should be used judiciously since text does not stand out as well on a page as a graphic or button. The most common CTAs on attorney websites are invitations…

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Six things the highest converting attorney websites have in common

Six things the highest converting attorney websites have in common

Creating a website with a solid conversion rate is a balance between listening to what visitors say they want and gently nudging them toward what you want them to do. Your website should be designed with an understanding of your target audience and the expectations of your various client personas. And your site should answer the questions visitors are most likely to ask, while giving them reasons to contact you.

Websites that convert well share some characteristics in terms…

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Thinking About a New Website? Define Your Goals From the Start.

If your firm is considering developing a new website or undertaking a website redesign, now is the best time to define your strategy. Before diving in, stop to consider what you want your website to do for your firm – how you want it to work for you. It is easy for a law firm website to suffer from information spread. But attempting to sell a…

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Produce Results for Your Firm with Strategic Website Design

Good attorney website design is a lot of things. But above all, it is functional. A website is well designed if it produces results. Even the most website is breathtakingly beautiful website design will fail if it does not encourage action.

Having worked in the design industry for many years, I have experienced an evolution in thinking about what constitutes good design. For a brief period, when design students were still smitten with Flash, online design galleries were filled…

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