web design

Freshening Up Lawyerist.com for 2017

Welcome to the new Lawyerist.com! I've spent quite a lot of time over the last three months under the hood of the site, and I’m excited to finally hand it over to you.

Stop Scaring Clients Away from Your Website

Most people are equally happy walking into a lawyer’s office or seeing a dentist for a root canal. The legal memorabilia on your firm's website isn't helping.

3 Things Your Law Firm Website Should Have

You should probably have a law firm website. A website is sort of like having a business card — a necessary part of being a professional who is open for business. Many many lawyers have been told this but never seem to have thought past it. Why should you probably have a website for your […]

calculating website monthly fees

Calculating Monthly Website Fees – Are You Getting Gouged?

Quick – what are you paying every year for your website? If you had to multiply by twelve to calculate the annual cost of a monthly website fee, you may be getting ripped off. The only legitimate ongoing fees you should be paying for your website are for your domain name (about $10/year) and hosting […]

Imagery: the Cure for the Common Website

Generic images make your website looks generic. Use creative imagery that visually represents your firm and the needs of your clients.

Skip the Thesis 2 WordPress Theme/Framework

Those of you using WordPress for your website or blog have probably noticed that we really like Thesis, an advanced WordPress theme/framework that makes it easy for people with basic HTML, CSS, and PHP skills to craft a custom website. Thesis is what I use for Lawyerist, as well as all my own websites. I’m […]

Website Design Best Practices

Designing a website with a clear and targeted perspective can work wonders for your business and make it a raving success with just the right choice of layout and images.

Godaddy Website Builder Review

Godaddy's Website Builder might be a quick and affordable way to get a law firm website launched, but there are many better ways to launch a site.

Mobile Law Firm Websites vs Responsive Design

Should I switch my law firm website & blog to a responsive design or just use a mobile site?

My Favorite Static Website Builder

Sometimes you don't need a blog. When I need a static front page, I like to use Wix. It makes it easy to build a site. No code knowledge required.