Design

White Space: Speaking Volumes by Saying Nothing

White space is everywhere. People enjoy it everyday, often without even realizing it. It is in the wide aisles and clean displays of a high-end retail store, the quiet park nestled between crowded city streets and the welcoming row of empty seats in a theater or a busy subway car. It is in the clearing…

The Client is in the Details: Harness the Design Elements That Make a Website Work for Your Firm

Sometimes, a website comes across your desktop that is instantly striking. Exceptional websites are immediately recognizable but often difficult to define. What is it that makes a good looking website look so good? Attention to subtle details can elevate a website from average to amazing. The right combination of textures, light and shadow can make…

The Large and the Small of Attorney Website Design

 

Websites are simultaneously getting bigger for desktops while shrinking for mobile devices. Optimize your web presence by designing for both. Back in the ancient online days of the late 1990s and early 2000s, web designers, marketing firms and the attorneys they worked for enjoyed a simpler time. Many people still relied on traditional yellow page…

Put Down the Gavel and No One Gets Hurt

 

Everyone knows that lawyers go to courthouses and judges use gavels. Moving beyond such law firm marketing stereotypes is a good practice. A law firm’s website works 24 hours a day, seven days a week as a non-stop brand ambassador. It is open for business when the firm is not, and communicates with prospects, converts…

Ask an Expert: Websites Errors Attorneys Should Never Make

 

This month we talk to Jason Bland, founder of Bigger Law Firm™ to get his take on what websites errors an attorney should never make nor repeat. “I review a lot of law firm websites every week and see things that will hurt an attorney’s credibility, SEO ratings, and profits if they keep making these…