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On-Site SEO for Lawyers: Improving Your Law Firm’s Website Speed

Google is obsessed with page speed1.  So much so that they made it one of their ranking factors back in 2010.  Page load time directly effects user experience on a lawyer’s website so it makes sense that having pages load as fast as possible is a good goal to have. What is Page Speed? Page […]

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Avoid Sociopaths and Incompetents When Hiring SEO Services

Stephen Furnari is a self-employed corporate attorney and the founder of Law Firm Suites, the operator of coworking spaces and executive suites for law firms. Through Law Firm Suites, Furnari has helped dozens of attorneys launch and grow successful law practices. He is the author of several eBooks, including “7 Deadly Mistakes that Prevent Law […]

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On-Site SEO for Lawyers: Header Tags for Attorneys

What Are Header Tags? Headings (also referred to as header tags, headers, H1’s, 2’s, and 3’s) are the short strings of text that appear above page copy. In traditional publishing they are used to introduce content that is below them and their purpose is the same for content on the internet. Headings are a common […]

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Best Free Law Firm Directories

Below is a list of some of the best free law firm directories we have found. We are constantly trying to improve this list so if you have a free lawyer directory you would like to recommend please contact us here.

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SEO for Law Firms – How to Choose the Right Agency

The search engine optimization profession is brand new, highly un-regulated and wrought with sham companies that make promises and don’t deliver.  It’s also a highly technical practice so lawyers don’t always know the difference between genuine professionals and fly-by-night agencies with smooth-talking sales professionals.  If you’re looking for someone to help market your site in […]

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Lawyer Infographics as Link Bait

Sometimes link building is about getting people to naturally link to your content.  In a previous post on link building tactics , we touched on the concept of building an infographic as link bait but we didn’t really elaborate on a strategy to do that.  This post is all about how to make an infographic […]

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Evaluating Lawyer SEO Services: A Checklist

Interviewing companies to do SEO work can be a tedious process for attorneys.  What questions do you ask?  How can you always remember to ask the same questions of different companies?  We’ve developed a checklist you can use when interviewing potential search marketing and optimization professionals. Does the company have a portfolio of work? References […]

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Tips for Choosing a Law Firm Web Designer

Not all web designers and developers are equal.  If you’re looking for someone to build or re-build your law firm website, keep these tips in mind to have the best experience and get the most out of your investment. Find Someone Who Uses A Platform You Like These days, CMSs (content management systems) are extremely […]

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The Tools I Use: A Resource Page for Attorneys

It is difficult to recommend a tool if you have never used it before.  Rankings.io uses a variety of tools on a daily basis to analyze and improve websites.  If you are looking for software in any of the following categories, these tools come with our highest recommendation. Free and Paid SEO Tools Domains and […]

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Reputation Management Tips for Lawyers

With the amount of people using search to look for local businesses, your online reputation is sometimes the only reputation that matters.  If you’ve found that your reputation needs some attention because of negative reviews, comments or publications; the best way to counter those is to drown them in positive information. Rank Other Directories Depending […]

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Performance Considerations for Attorneys When Moving to SSL

Attorneys moving their site to HTTPS need to consider the performance impact that the change will have.  After all, it’s not like you are just flipping a switch to have a different URL displayed.  There are a lot of things going on behind the scenes when it comes to serving secure pages.  There are also […]

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Moving your Attorney Website Without Losing Rankings

URL structure and consistency is one of the most important elements of your website especially if it’s aged.  Your site’s URLs represent the location of your content on the web and if those change, people can no longer find your content, your traffic takes a nose dive and you miss out on potential clients.  If […]

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