SEO Snake Oil: .Law, .Lawyer, & .Attorney
The bottom line: if your goal is better search ranking, spend a lot of money on high quality web design, SEO optimization, and linkbuilding.
How To Write Your Practice Area Page
The role of your practice area page is more detailed than the other pages on your website. It is often the page your clients will pay attention to the most, and will heavily influence whether or not you are the right lawyer for them.
California Attorney Advertising Rules May Soon Apply to Blogs Even When Lawyer Is Not In Charge
California’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) has been working on an ethics opinion on the applicability to attorney advertising rules to blogs for a while now, and after receiving public comments on its draft opinion, it released a revised draft and opened up a new 90-day public comment period. Comments can be […]
Best Law-Firm Websites, 2016 Edition
We got a huge response to our call for nominations this year. We got more than 150 nominations, and from those we narrowed the field down to the ten best. There were many good websites among the nominees, but this year's top ten may be the strongest we have seen.
How to Tailor Your Web Presence to Your Marketing Goals
Not every law firm needs a blog or a social media presence to be successful online. Cater your strategy to your marketing goals.
8 Best Practices for Law Firm Website Content
To ensure your website copy makes a positive impact on your audience, put the following best practices to use.
Podcast #49: Law Firm Website Best Practices, with Karin Conroy
Karin Conroy is back to talk about law firm websites. This is also, you might notice, our last podcast of 2015. Call it the end of Season 1. But don’t worry, we’ll be back in 2016, thanks in large part to your contributions. Law Firm Website Best Practices, with Karin Conroy In Karin’s last podcast, […]
Lawyerist’s Most Popular Articles from 2015
Assuming none of our articles hit the viral lottery by 2016, these are the articles you clicked on and shared the most over the past year. Dig out your favorite reading app — we're fans of Instapaper or Pocket — for something to read over the holidays.
Make Your Law-Firm Website’s First Sentence Count
Ten seconds is about how long you have to convince the average visitor to your law firm website to stick around. That is just about long enough to read one sentence — so it better be a good one.
9 Marketing Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make
You need to spend time marketing to maintain and grow your business. Everyone knows this, but not everyone does it right. Here are nine marketing mistakes I see lawyers and other professionals make on a daily basis.
Wix Sites Effectively Disappear from the Internet
If you designed your law firm website on Wix, you’ve got a problem.
.Law Domains Won’t Boost Your Website’s SEO
There is no magical SEO bonus if you use the new .law top-level domain.
Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite You in the Assets
Record-keeping requirements for electronic communications span far beyond the retention of client files and financial transactions. Not only do many state rules governing record-keeping apply to email communications and other components of the client file, but also to other electronic communications – including law firm and attorney websites.
Podcast #22: Allison Shields on Doing More in Less Time
In today’s show, Allison Shields talks about how to be more productive, also the subject of her new book, How to Do More in Less Time. But first, Sam and Aaron talk about Lee Rosen’s advice to block your firm website from your firm computer. The Importance of Your Mobile Website On Divorce Discourse, Lee […]
Website Metrics 101: Hits, Pageviews, and Rankings
Hits, pageviews, and other metrics don't matter if you don't know the goal of your site.