Happy New Year. Are you “on trend” for 2018?

Making sure your site is Accelerated Mobile Project (AMP)-friendly, improved best practices to secure your online presence (and reputation), adding private client portals and small scale, client-specific marketing to the mix, and making better use of independent third party rankings and reviews all make good sense to me. Not so sure about the Internet of […]

Google My Business – Don’t Game the System and Don’t let Your Marketing Agency do it Either.

Search Engine Land’s article highlights a particular pet peeve of mine. Not that long ago I was doing a bit of work for a client to make sure they were showing up properly on the local Google map. While looking closely at the map, I noticed that two of the top three slots were filled […]

TaylorandBlair.com — Functional, Fast, and Modern

Taylor & Blair is a Vancouver-based personal injury law firm founded in 1993 by Graham Taylor and Kevin Blair. Skunkworks built the firm’s last website in 2006 and it served the firm well for over 10 years, or nearly a century in “web years.” The firm has 6 offices in the Lower Mainland, with most […]

Preventing Law Firm Identity Theft

Fake law firms are on the rise… While no one domain name extension can be completely immune to scammers or solve the problem of website fraud, one thought to help minimize the risk to consumers is to ensure that certain verification and transparency safeguards are put in place for legal services websites. While such safeguards […]

Fowler Blok, Criminal Defence Lawyers: new brand, new digs, new website.

Fowler and Blok are Criminal Defence lawyers based in Vancouver, BC. The firm, lead by Richard Fowler, Q.C. and Karin Blok, is the latest iteration of a criminal law boutique that has a 20-year history of representing clients at trial and on appeal in BC, the Yukon and the Supreme Court of Canada. The firm […]

A New Website for Simpson Thomas & Associates

Legal marketing is ultimately about connecting prospective clients with the right lawyers. We build websites without losing site of this goal. It helps that boutique law firms have a notable marketing advantage: they can tell prospective clients exactly what they do. Simpson, Thomas & Associates, ICBC claim trial lawyers with offices in Vancouver, Delta, and […]

For eight years, hackers have been able to exploit this password-stealing flaw in Joomla

via: BitDefender’s blog. For the last eight years a critical vulnerability has lurked within the code of Joomla CMS which could have allowed malicious hackers to steal every user’s login credentials – including those belonging to administrators. The serious security hole, which was patched in version 3.8 of Joomla released last week, was disclosed by […]

Using forms on your site? Get your SSL together. Chrome to warn users of “insecure” HTTP sites.

Check your HTTP or risk scaring clients off Google Chrome is notifying site owners of “HTTP” sites that, starting October 1, 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a “NOT SECURE” warning when users type text into forms on an HTTPs pages. That includes forms like: Get a Free Consultation Book Appointment Contact Us Find a […]

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