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March 9, 2010
Do You Use Fear As A Part Of Your Law Firm Marketing?

There is a good book I read a little while back called Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive. One section in the book dealt with fear and its effects on marketing. I thought it was applicable to law firm marketing, especially in some consumer segments such as personal injury, criminal, bankruptcy, etc., so […]

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March 8, 2010
Legal Linkerati

The All Powerful Linkerati? Back in 2006, Rand Fishkin of SEOmoz fame, cleverly invented a term for one of the most crucial components to search engine optimization. His term, “Linkerati“, describes the concept of identifying potential linkbait targets. With all the “to-do” about content being king, the concept of identifying linkerati is often overlooked. You […]

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March 6, 2010
Creating Better Content

When you approach the art of writing copy for a legal website, it is important to keep a couple of things in mind.  You not only need to explain complex legal issues in a way that your average person can understand, you also need to make sure you keep the attention of your visitor.  This […]

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March 6, 2010
Don't Lose Sight Of Your Goal

The web is bursting at the seams with search marketing information and too much of it is completely untrue. Legal Professionals who try to do their own SEO are often unaware of which strategies should take precedence, which have some value, and which are a complete waste of effort. Law firms that decide to retain […]

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February 23, 2010
Blogger's Block

A lawyer friend recently expressed to me that he has been having difficulty coming up with good ideas for blog posts. My advice, stop trying so hard. Most bloggers will have some experience with blogger's block at some point in their blogging careers. The typical reasons given for blogger's block can be anything from fear […]

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February 22, 2010
SEO For Law Firms: A Break Down Of The Google Search Results Page

(Local SERP anatomy from GetListed.org) Paid Results (Adwords / "PPC") Paid search listings are the ones where you pay the search engines for a listing. The most popular paid search engine advertising platform is probably Google Adwords. Advertisers usually pay for paid search listing by the click. In other words, they Pay-Per-Click (PPC). Paid search […]

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February 16, 2010
3 Important Key Phrase Factors

When it comes to using law firm search engine optimization strategies to help your website get found, everything starts with key phrases. Key phrases are the words and phrases that people use to find things online. For example, if you are an injury lawyer in New Jersey, someone might type "New Jersey personal injury lawyers" […]

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January 18, 2010
Law Firm SEO Is An Ongoing Process

I have had several conversations recently with law firms that are asking if they can purchase SEO services as more of a "one-time shot". Another words, they want to pay a one-time fee for some SEO work and then call it a day. While there are some instances where this may be appropriate, I am […]

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December 21, 2009
How Much Should My Law Firm Website Cost?

We get asked all the time about what is a fair price for a law firm website. This is really the wrong question. The truth is, a quality law firm website can range from free to tens of thousands of dollars. A better question, "What are your goals for your law firm website?" This question […]

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November 23, 2009
8 Steps To Improve Your Law Firm's Search Engine Visibility

Here are 8 steps to improve your law firm's search engine visibility right now. 1. Your law firm sites should be about legal topics on which you are an expert. Notice that I said "law firm sites". While having one main site for you law firm is important, it's really just the beginning. Whether you're […]

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