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Top 3 Free Law Firm Directories

Attorney SEO is extremely competitive.  A big part of ranking well for your search terms is obtaining links from other websites. Links (or backlinks) from contextually relevant legal directories can help attorneys get exposure to consumers looking for legal services while earning high-quality links. Free or low-cost directories should be carefully vetted for quality.  Below […]

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Migrating Your Website From Justia to WordPress and More

“I moved from Justia to wordpress and did not lose ranking and love having my own WP site. The key is keeping your good links. Also migrate to a good host like synthesis and use a good theme provider like studio press. Also use the Yoast SEO plugin.”  ~+Robert Ottinger1 owner of OttingerLaw.com2   Moving your […]

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TOP 100 Law Firm Directories (2017) – Attorney SEO Directories Ultimate List

Legal directories offer an extremely easy, effective, and affordable way for attorneys and law firms to advertise on the Internet and promote their brand. As an attorney, you already realize the importance of promoting your practice to get your website in front of the right crowd. That’s where law firm directories come in handy! And […]

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SEO for Lawyers: How to Get Clients with Search Engine Optimization

Lawyers can no longer avoid the fact that the Internet has made information easily accessible to consumers.  Coincidentally this has also made the process for optimizing a website for search that much more important.  Data from Pew Research1 in 2012 show  that of all Americans, more than 70% used a search engine to find what they are […]

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AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) for Lawyers

Google continuously improves on user experience in search results. AMP (or Accelerated Mobile Pages) are a response to an increasing number of users browsing the web on mobile devices. It is an open-source (free for anyone that wants to contribute to or use it1) project developed by Google and Twitter. Phones and tablets are often […]

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How to Hire an SEO

Trust is a huge challenge for businesses using or potentially buying SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services.  Relative to other industries, SEO is still brand new in the realm of marketing and advertising. It is largely unregulated and misunderstood which makes it ripe for unethical behavior.  In other words it can be incredibly difficult for business […]

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The Attorney’s Guide to Link Building

Links are perhaps one of the most important factors1 in ranking web pages. They are at the very foundation of Google’s algorithm and are the key method of navigation from website to website all over the globe. In SEO, there are numerous different ways to acquire links. Some strategies do not involve a lot of effort, whereas others require […]

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Our Complete SEO Glossary for Lawyers

We use a lot of terms and phrases about SEO and digital marketing on the Rankings.io blog. Sometimes it is easy to forget that not everyone knows what we are talking about.  A post may mention a service, tactic or term without elaborating on what it means. That is why we have created this comprehensive […]

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SEMrush for Lawyers: Find out what keywords other law firms are targeting

SEMrush for Lawyers: Find out what keywords other law firms are targeting High-level and comprehensive data is crucial for being successful with online marketing. Search analysis tools like SEMrush1 help attorneys set bench marks, measure campaign performance and get fresh ideas on what to do with their site. We’ve done posts in the past about […]

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Onsite SEO for Lawyers: Schema Best Practices

What is it? Schema is HTML markup that can be applied to content so that it can be understood by machines.  There is schema specific for law firms1 that lets search engines know the content is related to attorneys.  Schema can be applied to all kinds of information like phone numbers, addresses, geo-location, operating hours, […]

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Onsite SEO for Lawyers: In-Depth Content & Why It’s Important

What is it? In-depth content as it relates to SEO is all about text-based articles, blog posts or page copy that is more than just topical.  Because of its comprehensive nature, content like this tends to be lengthy (in excess of 600 words).  In-depth content covers a topic extensively.  It gives readers a source of […]

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Onsite SEO for Lawyers: Keyword Targeting Best Practices

What is it? One of the core goals of SEO is targeting keyword phrases to rank for.  A website needs to target one or more keyword phrases to rank for in search.  Also known as keyword research1, this discovery process is all about finding what terms have both healthy search volume and are relevant to […]

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