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A Lawyers Guide to Search Marketing in Google Instant

09/22/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // SEO for Lawyers Google Instant is a predictive search combined with real-time results. The effect is less visible screen real estate making SEO and top rankings more important than ever. Experts have estimated that only 20% of searchers will see past the #4 result. Google Instant has also affected PPC ads since the ad displayed changes as the searcher types....

Canada survival rates for cancer patients rises

09/22/2010 // Canada // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Canada – The survival rates for patients with cancer in Canada are on the rise. As reported by Postmedia News on Canda.com, a recently released statistics report shows a six percent increase in the survival rate for Canadians who received cancer diagnoses between 2004 and 2006 from data in the early 1990s. Prithwish De, an epidemiologist with the Canadian...

Cancer survival less likely for poor

09/22/2010 // Canada // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Canada – A new study shows that the survival rates for poor people following a cancer diagnosis are lower than those for wealthy individuals. As reported by Postmedia News, Canadian researchers found considerable differences in survival rates for lower-income patients than those with higher-income. Dr. Christopher Booth, one of the authors of the research...

Pfizer subsidiary bankruptcy plans rejected by court

09/20/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk New York – A U.S. bankruptcy judge has rejected plans for Pfizer Inc. in filing for Chapter 11 for subsidiary Quigley Company, Inc. As reported by The Birmingham Times, New York City Judge Stuart M. Bernstein ruled that the company acted in bad faith to avoid liability for asbestos claims. Judge Bernstein is quoted by The Birmingham Times as stating in...

Should Your Law Firm Use Social Media To Gain Case Leads?

09/21/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // Lawyer SEO Marketing Before law firms begin social media activities here are some elements to consider. Do clients tend to be affluent and outgoing or baby boomers in rural areas? Does your law firm have time to create updates several times a week, while ensuring that content adds value? Social media is successful because it allows interaction and conversation...

Lawyers Social Media Traps to Avoid

09/16/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // Lawyer SEO Marketing There are common pitfalls lawyers should avoid in social-media campaigns. The first and most common is starting a social-media endeavor without a well thought out plan. Another common mistake is the failure to take your target audience into account. Other pitfalls to avoid include the creation of worthless content, failure to remain consistently...

Is Print or Online Advertising Smarter When It Comes To Law Firm Marketing?

09/17/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // Lawyer SEO Marketing There is no arguing that reading news and reports from Internet sources is more convenient than printed publications. It is free, fast and readers can easily search items relevant to them. In addition, law firms can target specific demographics better online. It can be costly to handle your law firm marketing through placing ads in print...

Radiation exposure increases risk of second malignancy

09/17/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A recent study suggests radiation exposure can increase the chances of cancer survivors developing a second malignancy. As reported by HealthDay News, American and Japanese researchers found a link between second cancers and exposure to radiation after analyzing the cases of over 10,000 individuals who developed primary cancers after surviving the...

SEO for Lawyers – Optimizes Legal Websites For Universal Search

09/13/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // SEO for Lawyers Law Firms who want to be found online need to optimize for universal search. Universal search refers to result rankings in non-traditional search engine result pages. For law firms the results may include video, images, local search, news, blogs or other rich content like social media. First make sure that your website text is fresh and search...

Web 2.0 Style Press Releases For Important Legal News Distribution

09/10/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // SEO for Lawyers // Lawyer SEO Marketing Press releases can gain large amounts of visibility for law firms and online press releases are more important than ever as the majority of people turn to the internet as their news source. Press releases can inform the public about new websites, areas of service, staff members or other important information that highlights the practice....