Content marketing is a hugely successful marketing strategy that uses the production of quality content to increase organic search engine rankings. The centerpiece of a content marketing strategy is an editorial calendar. Without an effective and well thought out editorial calendar, your content marketing will likely fall apart. Here are five tips for creating the best editorial for your content marketing.
Author: Emma Hanes
Content marketing is a great way to promote your law firm and obtain new leads. By creating engaging and informative content, law firms can increase their website traffic and encourage more conversions from users. One of the newest tactics used by content marketers is news scraping, and savvy law firms looking for a competitive edge should consider adding it to their marketing strategy.
To help your website show up in search results, you can undertake a number of search engine optimization strategies, but a great place to start is to list your website on numerous online directories. This can include lawyer directories like Avvo, Google My Business, social media platforms, the Yellow Pages online, and many more. If you’re ready to start listing your law firm, that’s great, but don’t forget these three online law firm listings that you likely haven’t thought of.
There’s one thing the law firm marketing experts at Stacey E. Burke, P.C. are always asking clients to provide, but we almost never receive: case results and/or representative matters. Case results should be present on every law firm website because they provide significant value. Unfortunately, since we can’t read minds, we have to rely on our clients to provide us with this information. Any lawyer that has successfully handled or assisted in any type of legal matter has case results, and they should absolutely be on your website. Here’s why.
The challenging thing about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is that Google and other search engines are constantly updating their search algorithms. What is considered “quality” and “relevant” changes frequently. While Google makes a few minor algorithm updates daily, every now and then Google rolls out a much more comprehensive update.
It’s rare that Google algorithm updates ever directly impacts the legal industry. Luckily (or unluckily depending on your outlook), a Google algorithm update that began on August 1st takes direct aim at law firm websites. In the first month of August, law firms may have seen their organic website traffic fall off a cliff or skyrocket exponentially. Unfortunately, unless you are actively engaged in a very comprehensive SEO strategy, you probably suffered a loss.
Search engine optimization or SEO is both complicated and always changing. Because of this, many SEO myths get disseminated that are hard to shake. From Google Analytics, Google search listings, social media, and everything in between, not everything is as cut and dry as it seems. Here are five SEO myths busted.