Google authorship eliminated

Google authorship eliminated

In a post by John Mueller (@JohnMu) a Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, Google announced it was eliminating Google Authorship. If you have any doubt about Authorship being eliminated in entirety, read the discussion in the comments to Mueller’s post. Google Authorship enabled blog authors to connect the blog posts they published to their Google+ … Continue Reading

Facebook eliminating the junk in your News Feed

Facebook timeline

As reported by multiple sources this week, including Reed Albergotti (@WSJdigits) of the Wall Steer Journal, Facebook is cracking down on click bait. All too lawyers and other professionals I speak with complain about all the junk they see on Facebook. Part of the reason is that they don’t use it enough to help Facebook … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs taking a short break


As I am out this week, traveling across Montana for a bit of an end-of-summer vacation, the Top 10 in Law Blogs will be on a short hiatus. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming on Tuesday, September 2nd. In the meantime, LXBN will still be running so be sure to swing over there … Continue Reading

Your email outbox is full of blog posts

law blog post in email outbox

As a lawyer you struggle to find the time to blog. Ironically, you’re creating blog posts throughout a typical work day. They’re in your email outbox. The emails just need to be worked into blog posts. Web strategist Andy Crestodina (@crestodina) had a nice piece in the Huffington Post last week on business blogs failing … Continue Reading

Blogging in parallel in Facebook

Facebook law blog

With the volume of people using Facebook and Facebook driving networking socially and business-wise, lawyers need to explore “blogging in Facebook.” I’m not referring to sharing one of your blog posts on Facebook, I am referring to posting in Facebook the type of piece you’d post on your blog, though a bit shorter. Management consultant … Continue Reading

3 keys to being the best law blogger in your niche

best niche aw blog

The door is wide open for lawyers to become the best blogger in their niche — or at a minimum to become one of the best. Getting there doesn’t require journalistic writing, proper grammar, or loads of content. In a post this week, Seattle’s Neil Patel (@neilpatel), Co-Founder at Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics, said three things were … Continue Reading