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Fat Tuesday Special

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Oakes Writing Website Services is located in Lubbock, Texas, but it was not always so. Our founder, C J Oakes, grew up in Louisiana, the state best known for laissez les bon temps rouler and Mardi Gras. For those not in Read More …

Is Your Website Like the Hotel California?

Star Law Firm Website in desert with arrows leading to the site but not away. Caption reads, So, you have an all-star website. It is beautiful and attractive, like the Hotel California. But just like the Hotel California, visitors can check in, but can't check out. Really, how many referrals from the search engines can you expect? (Creative Commons image by OakesWriting.com. May be used with attribution.)

By C J Oakes Hotel California is a song by the Eagles. It was first aired in 1977 and quickly became one of the bands greatest hits. The song tells of a beautiful hotel in the California desert where people Read More …

What is the Best Way for a Website to be Found by Search Engines?

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by C J Oakes If you want your website to be found by search engines, you must develop your site in harmony with the way searchers use the Internet. With the rise of smart phones, a major change is taking Read More …

Want Me to Let You in on the Best Site Traffic Secret?

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Since the modern Internet launced in the mid-90s, people have been scrambling to get attention for their websites. Initially, people turned to directories because there were no good search tools (engines) yet developed. Early search engines attempted to create a Read More …

Are Bad Piggies Downing Your Business Website?

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At Oakes Writing, we help business professionals improve their websites. While playing a game of Angry Birds with my son recently, I thought of a great analogy to help many of our clients. In the game, Bad Piggies have stolen Read More …

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 …