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Lawyers: The ONLY Two Things People Use the Internet for Are…

There are only two reasons people use the Internet. Lawyers especially need to understand this because it can properly guide their decisions regarding content. Content is the driver of everything on the Internet. Great content gets results; poor content gets Read More …

Does Your Law Firm Website have a Name with Google?

What is a name? An ancient proverb found in the Bible book of Ecclesiastes (7:1) states that “a good name is better than fine perfume.” An alternate translation of that goes this way, “A good reputation is more valuable than Read More …

What Kind of Website Guarantee do You Want?

Image of Oakes Writing logo tree with justice scales coming from the bush of the tree and Satisfaction Guaranteed seal in black and gold. caption reads, At Oakes Writing Website Services, we do what others will not--Guarantee traffic to websites. Why do we do this when others will not? Because we can.

Not all guarantees are created equal. Car warranties are a kind of guarantee with extensive provisions few buyers ever read. Grocery stores generally offer an unspoken guarantee that the product they sell can be returned if they are spoiled. And Read More …

Guaranteed Traffic AND Competitor Insights?

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Oakes Writing offers guaranteed traffic to Law Firm websites. That you may already know. What you don’t know is how many of your competitors are taking advantage of this unique offer. Would you like to? Better still, would you like Read More …

Should Lawyers Write their Own Website Content?

Pages of content flying into or out of a laptop screen. Caption reads, Writing for the Internet requires more than simply throwing words on a page. It is a carefully honed skill like any other, with some being better at it than others. Lawyers should not be ashamed if they fail to write content that gets results. Most are great writers of another form.

The average lawyer is an excellent communicator. Most attorney’s spend upwards of eight years writing essays and drafting mock contracts for classes. In this time, they hone their writing skills such that they know how to use their language to Read More …

Why Use Google Analytics AND Webmaster Tools/Console?

Most website adminstrators know by now that Google Analytics provides valuable insights into user metrics. The information gained using this tool can guide a site builder in making educated decisions related to mobile optimization, advertising the site, and more. Yet, Read More …

Can ANYONE Write Winning Content for their Website?

Image of right hand on laptop keyboard with new post on wordpress dashboard. Caption reads, Writing for the Internet is so simple, it can be done with one hand tied behind your back...or, as in this case, with one hand holding the camera. Image by Oakes Writing CC by attribution.

Some claim that great writing cannot be taught, that to become a great writer, one must first have some innate talent combined with learned skills. If this is the case, someone wanting to build a great website showcasing their business, Read More …

A Simple Way to Add Links to a Website

The Sovrn plugin, Editorial Assistant, adds link suggestions at the bottom of the edit screen in WordPress. These can be chosen or unchosen simply by clicking on the title of the link.

Links are the lifeblood of the Internet. Links are the tools which make the Internet possible; without links, no one could find anything. A link is simple the connective tissue that lets people thousands of miles from you find a Read More …

Fat Tuesday Special

Save on social media servcices with every package purchased between Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the end of Lent. Offer good for new clients only and extended to any kind of website.

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 …