Clockwork Goes Responsive!

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Clockwork Goes Responsive!

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We’re excited to announce that Clockwork has gone Responsive!

What does that mean? Whether you access our site from your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone, the layout will reflow to fit your screen. You’ll never have to pinch and zoom to read the content ever again – hooray! It also means that now our entire website is tailored to work beautifully on all mobile platforms. Go ahead… try it out on your snazzy smartphones and tablets. If you’re on a desktop computer, take the corner of your browser window and scale it to make it bigger and smaller. You’ll see the different “breakpoints” where the navigation and other elements change. This makes it a whole lot easier to use on mobile devices. We’ve also added a new site search and client search, so you can more easily find what you’re looking for no matter what device you’re using. Go ahead and check out the new responsive layout at cdgi.com!

And if you’d like to learn more about design and content for mobile devices, please make sure to read the Mobile Optimized versus Responsive versus Mobile App post written by Vanessa.

Mobile Optimized versus Responsive versus Mobile App

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When we talk with clients about their website projects these days, “mobile” is an important part of the conversation. But a “mobile site” can mean different things to different people, and is usually a confusing and sometimes frustrating subject. What’s the difference between a “mobile optimized” site, a “responsive site”, and a “mobile app”? Which one is the right solution for your needs? Why? In the following article, let’s discuss each option, outline the differences, the pros and cons, and best uses.

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Survey studies where law firm marketing money is spent

Law firms curtail traditional and embrace digital marketing : Survey

Today, law firms large and small are cutting back on traditional marketing tools and embracing digital activities and new technologies to market their people and services.

Networking and word-of-mouth relationships that lead to new business referrals continue to be pillars of legal marketing, but these tried and true tactics are being turbo-charged by social media activities and online marketing. Terms such as SEO, Twitter, Skype and LinkedIn now are as common in the marbled walls of a law firm as they once were in the funky workspaces of technology start-ups.

10 SEO Terms You Need To Learn

If you work in the web industry or you have a website of any sort you will need to learn about SEO sooner or later.

In SEO they refer to lots of things which you might not understand. Here is a list of 10 of best known terms you will need to learn.

1. SEO
Better start with what SEO is, this stands for Search Engine Optimization. This is the act of optimizing your site to achieve the best results for your website in the search engines.

2. Title Tag
The title of the page, this is what will be displayed on search engine result pages so make sure you put keywords in here.

3. Meta Tag
Used to tell the search engines more information about the page such as description field and keywords.

4. Search Algorithm
This is what the search engines use to work out which web page best matches your keywords in a search.

5. SERP
This stands for Search Engine Result Position, so if your site has a high SERP then your website will be displayed nearer the first page of the search results.

6. Keyword Density
This is the percentage of a word in your content. The higher the keyword density for a certain word the more likely the page is going to be about that keyword.

7. Web Crawler
This is what the search engines use to crawl all the websites on the web and index the content.

8. Duplicate Content
The act of having the same content on different pages. Since the Google panda update they have cracked down on duplicate content, it will now put you lower in the SERP for duplicate content.

9. Canonical URL
If your website has multiple URLs which have the same content the canonical URL is used as the master URL for the content. This is so the search engines won’t index duplicate content and just the master URL content.

10. Robots.txt
This is just a file which will explain certain information to the search engines that crawl your site. You can tell them not to index your site or not to index certain parts of your site. You can even use it to direct the search engines at your sitemaps.

From paulund.co.uk

30 (New) Google Ranking Factors You May Over- or Underestimate

Interesting article about SEO ranking factors that will surprise you:

SEO is a fast changing discipline.

What worked 5 or 10 years ago might be completely unnecessary these days or even bad for your site’s ranking.

Thus leading search industry publications publish the most probable Google ranking factors each year. Nonetheless many webmasters prefer to stick to the past or follow wrong advice from bloggers who just repeat SEO myths.

In recent years, Google has not only included lots of new media types into Universal search results; it has also added numerous ranking factors while rethinking many old ones.

I made a list of new or current ranking factors that get underestimated by webmasters and neglected because of this. At the same time, I included those often old school ranking factors webmasters tend to overestimate the power of. These may not work anymore, or may even hurt your site in Google’s search results.

Read on to see what helps — or hurts — your rankings.