Tone and Profiles: Who Do You Want to Be Online?

As professionals, our reputation and image are important parts of recruiting the kind of clients we want. Find out how the tone of your website and blog, together with your online profile can create an image of who you may, or may not, want to be online. Continue reading

Make the Most of Your Contact Page

There’s a lot to think about when you are building a new website. With all the design choices, content to write – and don’t forget about the photography and the stock images – it can be easy to overlook the contact page. Don’t. Instead, use it as a tool to make communications quick and painless for your potential clients. Continue reading

How SEO Let’s You Talk to Readers and Robots

When you are writing web content for your website or blog, you are actually writing for two audiences: readers and robots. It’s important to keep your content readable, but not at the expense of good search engine optimization. Too often, lawyers and other professionals make their web content sound like their professional writing. But can we talk about what that does to the SEO in your web content? Continue reading

Your Brand is Bigger Than Your Logo

Legal logos can be boring. In an effort to appear professional, many firms stick with a combination of a nice font, a fancy ampersand, and maybe a line or two. But even if your firm has broken with the norm to create an eye-catching trade name or logo, it still isn’t enough to define your brand all on its own. Continue reading

Is Your Back-End Killing Your SEO?

You spend time and effort creating high-quality content for your website. At least part of your goal is probably to improve your organic search results and SEO. But there are some pieces of the back-end of your website itself that could be killing your SEO efforts. Continue reading

How Client Testimonials Prove Your Professional Expertise

Have you ever bought something on Amazon.com without at least glancing at the reviews? When you get a referral for a service professional from a friend, don’t you ask how they liked the work? So why would you think you should sell your professional services without the voices of your best customers? Continue reading

How to Feature a Product or Service in Social Media Marketing

You’ve just rolled out a new product or decided to make a service a bigger part of your business. How do you get the word out? Here are three steps to feature a product or service in your business through social media marketing. Continue reading

Blogs, FAQs, and Sub-Pages: What’s the Difference?

A robust company website often requires a lot of content. Many professionals, lawyers especially, fill these pages with tidbits of industry knowledge, updates, and answers to frequently asked questions. But how do you balance blogs, FAQs, and sub-pages? And how do you know where the piece you just wrote belongs? Continue reading