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Why Blog?

When it comes to blogging, most website owners have it backwards. They think that a blog is there to tell readers about their company, but in reality, a blog exists to give readers a reason to trust the company. In other words, readers care about themselves, not your company. Help them and you help yourself. That is the purpose of a blog...to help readers.

Much has been said of blogging in recent years. Most website owners know they need a blog, but why? What is the point? What is the purpose of having a blog? In short, Why Blog? A Brief History of the Read More …

Do You Have Dead Content on Your Website?

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By C J Oakes When evaluating websites, one of the most pressing issues we have come across at Oakes Writing is dead content. What is dead content? How does dead content impact your website? More to the point, what can Read More …

Oakes Writing January Special – Save $599!

Save $599 by signing up for a Free 100-Point Law Firm website evaluation with Oakes Writing any time during January 2017!

So a new year deserves a new promotion! Oakes Writing has been developing content for business websites since 2009. In Mid-2016, we shifted our focus to helping Law Firms with content marketing solutions. To celebrate, we are offering our 100-Point Read More …

Website Review: Whittenburg, Strange, & Walker, P.C.

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In our previous post we discussed why a blog is important for a Law Firm website. In this Law Firm website review, we take a closer look at Whittenburg, Strange, & Walker, P.C. By C J Oakes There is much Read More …

How Can Content Drive Clients to Your Law Firm?

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The rise of the Internet created a kind of collective insanity. Within a few years of the modern Internet kicking off, nearly every business owner knew they had to have a website. For those who knew how to build websites, Read More …

Website Review: Payne & Truitt Attorney’s at Law Lubbock, TX

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In Part One of our reviews, we took a closer look at the Lubbock Law Firm of Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne, & Aycock. We determined that the first thing we could to to help that Law Firm get more traffic to Read More …

Website Review: Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne, & Aycock Lubbock

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Examples are great learning tools, so in this first installment we decided to examine the website of a Law Firm located in Lubbock, Texas. The chosen firm is Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne, & Aycock. Following is the process we use to Read More …

Is SEO & Google Page Rank REALLY Dead?

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The number one thing Law Firm website owners want today is guaranteed traffic. Yet, many claim SEO is dead. True? The short answer is, Yes. The long answer? Not Entirely. Let me explain. To answer, let’s break this into two Read More …

Free Website Evaluation for Law Firms. Limited Time Offer.

Oakes Writing is currently seeking new clients. So, naturally, we are giving something away…a comprehensive website evaluation. The Oakes Writing Law Firm Website Evaluation The Oakes Writing website evaluation is extensive and provides a detailed examination of a Law Firm Read More …

Must a Law Firm Website be “Pretty?”

When building a website, most developers naturally seek to build one which is “pretty.” In other words, visuals are held as very important. In the case of many Law Firms, no expense is spared making the site beautiful and striking Read More …