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…

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

4 Ways to Avoid Boring Law Firm Content

4 Ways to Avoid Boring Law Firm Content

Content marketing for law firms does not have to be boring. While this is hardly a revolutionary statement, it is an important reminder for a field that all too often conflates informative with dull. In fact, law firm content marketing presents many opportunities to think outside the box instead of relying on paragraphs of stock copy peppered with legal jargon and keywords.

Ensuring that content is engaging is crucial for law firms looking to attract potential clients. Boring content does…

Read More
How to Catch Typos on Your Law Firm's Website

How to Catch Typos on Your Law Firm’s Website

Emails. Texts. Websites. These days, much of our communication relies on the written word. That’s in addition to the memos, contracts and motions you compose for your law firm.

Written messages have their advantages. You can craft your response on your own time and convey information in a permanent way.

With all the different forums requiring you to type your words instead of speak them, there are many opportunities for typos to sneak into your sentences.

Typos on your firm’s website aren’t…

Read More
The 2018 Content Marketing Plan for Law Firms

The 2018 Content Marketing Plan for Law Firms

Content marketing is propelling forward into a modernized world of high expectations for law firms: to be unique and trustworthy for clients with a crisp and transparent online presence. As rough as the roadmap to successful marketing may seem, it is not impossible. The secret is in the flow. Here is how your firm can tackle content marketing today:

Create Your Plan of Action

Break it down.
The simplest start to new beginnings in 2018 is to realign your law firm’s goals…

Read More
Five content marketing myths your firm should forget

Five content marketing myths your firm should forget

The internet is saturated with content. And companies show no signs of slowing production. According to WordPress.com, over 76 million blog posts and 9 million web pages were published in July. And this data is only from sites hosted on WordPress.com. The task of breaking through the noise is only getting more daunting.

With all this content congestion, however, content marketing can still work. It takes effort and persistence, but it is possible to use the power of…

Read More
How your law firm can use Google Posts

How your law firm can use Google Posts

On June 22, Google revealed Google Posts, a content snippet platform accessible via Google My Business. The goal of Google Posts is to allow businesses to share new or upcoming events, promotions, announcements or content. These posts are directly shared to Google Search and Map results. This is a great way for small or local businesses to share additional information about themselves with potential consumers.

Google Posts can be accessed through desktop and mobile devices. For…

Read More
Links still matter: top takeaways from the Link Building Survey 2014

Links still matter: top takeaways from the Link Building Survey 2014

Skyrocket SEO released the results of its Link Building Survey 2014 in July and have published the data on the Moz blog. Over 300 consultants, marketers, business owners and SEO managers answered questions about link building budgets, challenges and tactics. The results show that link building is still an integral part of most search marketing budgets, even if the process is becoming more demanding.

What is link building?

Link building is the process of actively…

Read More
What lawyers can learn from Google's latest search quality handbook

What lawyers can learn from Google’s latest search quality handbook

Google’s algorithm uses a myriad of factors to determine what content to show users in search results. The algorithm is tweaked constantly in an effort to provide results that answer a searcher’s question in the best possible manner.

However powerful Google’s algorithm may be, it is not 100 percent responsible for evaluating the quality of pages and sites. Google employs human raters, known as its search quality team, to manually evaluate pages and assign page quality (PQ) rankings from…

Read More
How to incorporate conversion-centered design into your website

How to incorporate conversion-centered design into your website

A website is only as effective as its ability to deliver leads. An aesthetically beautiful site is not functional if users do not immediately understand what you do, why they should contact you and how to do so. Successful sites employ a mix of attractive design, intuitive navigation and thoughtful calls to action. Here are some ways to build a website that is designed with conversion as a top priority.

1. Simplify. You are immersed in the culture…

Read More