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Law Firm Websites — 5 Best Practices image

Law-Firm-Websites

Whether a small or large firm with hundreds of attorneys, your website is likely the foundation of business development, and new client lead generation. There is certainly a lot of advice on how to make a website effective. So much information that it might be difficult to determine where to start? To that end, following are 5 best practices for developing and managing a law firm website that is focused on lead generation: web platform, SEO, content, contact information, and social media.

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Google Launches New Version of it’s Mobile-Friendly Test image

Google mobile

These days, mobile web searches are significantly increasing so it’s extremely important to have a mobile website that functions efficiently on smartphones. It’s very important to create a mobile-friendly website that looks like the image below on the right. Information is more accessible and at the touch of a button rather than having to pinch and zoom in on a small screen to find what you are looking for. Google’s new mobile-friendly tool provides 3 different scores for your website: Overall mobile-friendliness score Mobile page speed score Desktop page speed score The overall mobile-friendliness score is now ranked on a scale from 0 to 100 instead of simply saying if your website is mobile-friendly or if it isn’t. Along with ...

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Google’s Mobile Friendly Label and Mobile-Friendly Test image

Yesterday, Google made a huge mobile announcement in an effort to further encourage webmasters to make their websites mobile-friendly. Here are some key updates outlined in their announcement: Google will add a “mobile-friendly” label on eligible websites in mobile search results Google is now offering a new tool, the Mobile-Friendly Test Updated information to help you create or improve your mobile website in their Webmasters Mobile Guide Mobile-Friendly Label in Google Search Results Over the next few weeks, Google will be rolling out their new “mobile-friendly” label on eligible websites for searches conducted on a mobile phone. This label is another step in Google’s efforts to improve the mobile web experience and encourage webmasters to create or improve mobile-friendly websites. Here is ...

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9 Top Web Design Trends in 2014 image

As companies and brands update websites and blogs to match the trends and needs of users, it is important to consider what’s here for good and what trends are fleeting.  What do you need to know when designing your next web page?  Following are 9 of the top trends in website design for 2014. We’ve looked at the top trends, from the simplistic to the obscure, and bring you the top trends as a result of studying Business to Community author John Hind’s article “Top Web Design Trends in 2014” and 99 Designs “Top 10 Web Design Trends for 2014.” Parallax Design: Here to Stay? This website variant is undoubtedly popular with all sets of user demographics and it has ...

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Is your company or brand looking to expand into international markets? Consider that more than 1/3 of all Internet users are non-native English speakers. To optimize your website for a global audience, you will need to adapt your existing website to local language and culture in your target marketing. This is called website localization. Website localization is important for a variety of reasons. According to Forrester Research, visitors stay for twice as long (site stickiness) if the website is in their own language (Languagescientific). A properly localized ecommerce website can increase sales by up to 10 times (Locayta). Below we will share 3 considerations for website localization including functionality, cultural difference in online shopping behavior, and payment methods, followed by ...

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Mobile Website Marketing Checklist image

Mobile web is the next big marketing challenge, driven by meteoric growth in smart phones and tablets. According to current predictions, one in two Americans now own a “smart phone” device. Mobile website conversions are the future for content delivery. Therefore, we will share a mobile website checklist below. Even though your current website is most likely viewable on a mobile device, it is NOT mobile optimized. Clicking a link with your finger on a 3.5-inch screen is not ideal. Ultimately, your goal should be to structure your mobile website to be user friendly on each and every mobile device. Essentially, mobile website conversion means the development of stripped down versions of a larger website. Also, different versions for each ...

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