Over 15 years ago I sat at a table full of lawyers my age and listened while one of them mocked me for focusing on and learning about social media, telling me that social media was a fad, everything I was doing was a waste of time, and more. I knew she was wrong, but…
Has your law firm bought lots of domain names but doesn’t know what to do with them? Learn how to use them (or not) for the best SEO results.
Every law firm website contains internal links, but why are they often ignored? One of the simplest things you can do to improve the health of your law firm website and its overall performance in search rankings is internal link building. Internal linking is a marketing power move that is often underrated, largely because it is misunderstood. If you have been neglecting the inclusion of internal and external hyperlinks in your website content, follow the guide below for best practices on internal linking that can make a huge difference in the success of your online legal marketing.
Domain authority is a score developed to analyze how likely your website is to rank on SERPs – or search engine result pages. While a website’s domain authority analysis includes a variety of metrics and variables just like Google’s algorithm does, it focuses heavily on the number of referring domains (also commonly called backlinks) for a given website.
With the migration to online services, it is now more important than ever to fix your site and page speed. Internet users are less tolerant of slow websites, and if your law firm site is not fast enough, it will lead to decreased exposure in search results and less engagement with visitors. Optimizing your website for speed can be tricky if you are not familiar with coding.
The best practices for law firm website design and copywriting continue to change in response to consumer behavior – and nothing has shifted that behavior as dramatically as the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, users are searching for answers to questions way more frequently than ever before. Proving the answers to searchers’ questions in your website content will help your site rank higher in search engine results pages (SERPs), including potentially scoring a spot in the coveted rich results.
Despite the prevalence of Google searches and the many perks of having a robust online presence, many businesses – including law firms – fail to utilize the extremely important and free tool that is Google My Business.