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New Ruling on Attorney Blogs – What Does It Mean?

A Virginia attorney mostly blogged about successful outcomes he obtained for his clients and he named the clients.   After getting dinged by the Virginia State Bar and told to remove content relating to sharing client names and needing to post … Continue reading

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Linkedin Changes – Good & Bad

The great thing about social media is that it’s mostly free.  As an individual, you have the ability to broadcast your message to thousands and maybe even millions – at no cost. There are downsides to this ease of publication … Continue reading

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Small Businesses: Personalize Your Website

Unless you are a Hollywood Actor or a best-selling sales motivator, self promotion doesn’t come easy.  Small businesses frequently hide behind their services on their website.  As a result, their website looks generic – model pretty faces smiling from photos … Continue reading

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Changes Afoot in Search

Like most things, search engines change with the times, adapting to trends in usage, demographics and marketing. Of course, leading the pack is Google, you can expect that the rest of the field is continually taking notice. Following is a … Continue reading

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Adding Style to Your Online Presence

Having a site that is full of compelling content is right at the top of the list of the most useful activities you can pursue when trying to strengthen your site’s SEO value.  DSD specializes in helping our clients take … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Include Your Photo on Website Homepage

1.  Adds legitimacy to your business – you are a real person and not a virtual entity 2.  For those that like what they see, they are more likely to contact you and for those that don’t, you have weeded … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Solos to Differentiate Their Legal Practice

There are simply too many lawyers doing too much of the same kind of law so for you to command someone’s attention you have to stand out.  The Meehle Law Firm is a good example of how to do this. … Continue reading

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Websites on the Tablet – Same as on Laptop or Desktop?

This prediction called to me: “within the next 18 months, mobile devices will be used more often than computers to access the Internet” Joe Walsh stated based on a survey his company commissioned on the use of lawyer websites. But … Continue reading

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