WordPress Website Project

In the coming weeks, tech guru Matt Willson and I will launch our WordPress Website Project to show fellow attorneys that they can create their own website and it doesn’t have to break the bank. The goal of this project is, among other things, to show solo and small firm attorneys the new developments in […]

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Lawyer Website Marketing was the topic at the monthly Small Firms, Big Success luncheon on April 8. The class, geared specifically toward lawyers, was taught by FindLaw Regional Manager Dustin W. Ruge. Although FindLaw hosts websites for lawyers, it wasn’t just one big sales pitch.  Ruge did say it is possible to start your website […]

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Now that you’ve learned how to set up and run your own website, you may wonder what to do if you find yourself wanting a different layout or look. Below, Matt Willson walks you through finding, installing, and changing your WordPress website theme. What theme are you using on your site? Why do you like […]

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What is the contact page? It is the info@yourdomainname.com contact sheet that allows potential clients, or PCs, to take the next step with Internet communication and actually get in touch with you.  All of us have a pretty good idea of how to talk to PCs on the phone, how to return a phone call, […]

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Now that you’ve got most of the static pages of your WordPress website created (like your home page, attorney bio page, and practice areas page), you can start working on your Web 2.0 pages—those pages that you update regularly, helping your search engine optimization and moving you to the top of Google’s search rankings. In […]

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Here’s the awful truth about most blogs: only about one in 100 readers will comment on a blog post.  Click here to see the full article from Problogger, which is designed, as far as I can tell, to keep bloggers from getting really depressed.  People have lots of different ideas about what a blog is […]

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Building on the trust and expertise groundwork you have capably demonstrated in a non-egotistical way in your attorney bio, you can go into more detail here to highlight your expertise, demonstrate trustworthiness, and show you can meet a potential client’s legal needs. Remember that good relationships are based on good provision of legal services, and […]

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What do you say about yourself on your bio page and what do you leave out? That is a big question and is one which, thankfully, allows us to express our individuality.  What kind of clients you want to attract and how much you want to focus on the issue of trust is an important place […]

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Now that you’re working on building your firm’s website, where do you find all those images to jazz it up? In this latest installment of Barb Cashman and Matt Willson‘s WordPress Website Project, we’ll delve into how to find images you can use for your website. The Internet offers a bounty of images and illustrations, […]

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