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Why Lawyers Don’t Need a Meta Description on Every page

In virtually every SEO software tool I’ve used, warnings popup when there is no meta description present on a page. Warnings also pop up in Google’s own Webmaster tools showing website owners that the meta tag is missing its content. This might lead attorneys to believe that not having a meta tag on every page of their site is a bad thing. It’s …

Why Law Firms Need an Individual Attorney Profile Page for Their Site

Law firms and the attorneys that run them are often built on reputation. For that reason, an about section is an important part of a website both for users and for search engines. Many firms have multiple attorneys on the same about page which diminishes the effectiveness of that content and in particular for SEO. When it comes to the content of a page, …

Lawyer Ranking Signals for Apple’s Siri

Voice activated search has thrown a new variable into the SEO equation for attorneys.  Potential clients looking for a law firm are often searching from their mobile phone making voice search more convenient.  Users of voice search perform queries differently than when they are using a keyboard.  Check out these tips on optimizing your site for Apple’s …

4 Law Firm SEO Tools to Track Your Progress

Using Google and other search engines from a user point of view isn’t always the best method of tracking where your site falls in the SERPs.  It’s often better to use tools specifically designed for checking rankings and other information about your progress.  These tools often avoid things like personalized search, location and other settings …

CoLT Guest Post: Mistakes Attorneys Make When Trying To Check Their Rankings

Hey guys, I was recently invited by Michael Ehline of the Circle of Legal Trust to create an article on “Mistakes Attorneys Make When Trying To Check Their Rankings”.   You can read the article here: http://circleoflegaltrust.com/mistakes-attorneys-make-when-trying-to-check-their-rankings/ - Chris Dreyer

How to Start An Attorney Blog In 4 Easy Steps

Step #1 Claim Your Attorney Domain Your domain is important because it conveys to your audience what you’re all about and it’s helpful for branding.  A domain name should reflect either what your brand is or what it is that you do.  For most attorneys this could be a practice area or the name of your firm/private practice. Domain names are one …

How To Start A Law Firm Website For Less Than $100

In the early days of the web and even up until the turn of the millennium, building a website was technical, complicated and expensive. If you wanted to do it yourself you needed to know programming and have a deep understanding of how computers worked. Today with CMS platforms like WordPress and user-friendly hosting services, virtually anyone can …

Getting Started with Google Plus for Attorneys

One of Google’s most notable attributes as a company is that it isn’t afraid to fail. They’ve had their fair share of flops yet Google Plus (the company’s newest social endeavor) is not quite the flop people thought it would be. In fact, there are numerous studies and evidence that being active on the platform translates to better rankings in …