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A pretty significant shift has occurred in the legal industry over the last 20 years. Whereas almost all leads were once generated offline in a face-to-face manner, a large percentage of today’s clients are procured over the web. And if you want your law firm to have any consistent success with online lead generation, you need a website that’s up to the task. 5 Highly Effective Web Design Tips There are a number of elements that go into making a website successful. But if you really want to impress prospective clients and get a chance to retain them, you need a well-designed site that’s sleek,

If you take the time to understand websites, you’ll begin to see a bunch of parallels with real estate. Websites are the equivalent of internet real estate and they can be used as investments, sources of recurring income, and places for storing assets. And much like houses, websites, under certain circumstances, can be flipped for profit. What is Website Flipping? Most people are at least somewhat familiar with house flipping. Made famous by HGTV shows like Fixer Upper, house flipping is where you purchase a home that’s in need of a little TLC, put some work into it, make it pretty, and sell it for

Oftentimes, your homepage is the first interaction a customer has with your business, especially if you’re a brick and mortar shop. Most customers will search for your business online before coming in. But according to Hubspot, 96 percent of your website visitors are not ready to make a purchase on their first visit. They’re usually still gathering information before making a final decision. What you do with your homepage will influence that decision. If it’s been awhile since you’ve updated your homepage, this article is for you. Here are some ways that you can create a more engaging, converting homepage. 1. Use Engaging Visuals Neuroscience

You probably monitor traffic numbers on your website closely, but high traffic doesn’t mean much if you don’t have a decent conversion rate as well. If your conversions are lower than you’d like, tackle that by signing up for funnel tracking and an A/B testing solution to identify the potential weaknesses of your site. These tools will also highlight any positive shift in response to your conversion tactics. At that point, you should consider using the following six strategies to boost your conversions even further. 1. Work on Your Homepage It’s true that most of your conversion moments will occur on landing or product

Today's #CoolSite is #Maptia, a beautiful platform for storytelling. If you believe that your stories can inspire us to get out there and make the most of our time on Earth, then jump in this sandbox and create something wonderful for the world to share. Vote for it here and give it a 'thumbs up' (see top of post). To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive.  

This Cool Site of the Day (for 12/15) is the site for the #CSSDesignAwards. If you're stuck for ideas, this is a great place for some web design inspiration. Daily, monthly and yearly awards are presented for outstanding creativity and technical proficiency. Vote for it here and give it a 'thumbs up' above. To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive. This site discovered by our friends at #allmyfaves  

Today's Cool Site of the Day is @NewYorker magazine's Cartoon Caption Contest. Each week, The New Yorker provides a cartoon in need of a caption. You, the reader, submit your caption and they choose three finalists. Finalists for this week's cartoon will appear online December 8th, and in the December 15th issue of The New Yorker. Any resident of the United States, Canada (except Quebec), Australia, the United Kingdom, or the Republic of Ireland age eighteen or older can enter or vote. See and vote for today’s site here (on the day of this post) and give it a ‘thumbs up’ on Cool Site of the Day. Add this page