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Laws of UX Posters
June 29, 2020

Laws of UX Series: Hick’s Law, Jakob’s Law and the Law of Common Region.

Laws of UX are a collection of design heuristics created by Jon Yablonski to help designers leverage psychology to create more human-centered experiences. You can…

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June 26, 2020

Smith.ai, CallRail and Mockingbird sit down to talk legal conversion….

Yesterday, I got together with two long term Mockingbird partners, Smith.ai and CallRail to discuss the practice of maximizing conversions, the reporting infrastructure required to…

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Google Ads
June 18, 2020

Google Begins Rolling Out COVID-19 Relief Ad Credits. Here’s How to Check If You Got Them.

Back in March, Google announced plans to provide advertising credits to small and medium-sized businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This week,…

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June 16, 2020

The Chasm Between BLM and Lawyers: Part I

During this 50 minute conversation, I sit down virtually with two lawyers who are intimately involved in social justice in Minneapolis. Travis Kowitz is white…

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June 15, 2020

Google Ads Policy Change has Legal Squarely in Mind?

Hot off the Google notifications press...Google is updating their Ads Policies policies specifically to move against Clickbait. This seems consistent with their overall messaging around…

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June 10, 2020

Lawyers and Cops and BLM and Branding

This started as my musings around police as a brand, but quickly begged the question: why is the lawyer brand so tarnished even in light…

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Websites Seo
June 4, 2020

Mockingbird’s Approach to Building Websites

We are going to go over the tools and techniques used to make Mockingbird custom websites and how it helps us achieve our technical metrics…

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May 19, 2020

Cockroach is now Mockingbird (again)

We will get through this crisis stronger than we ever were, but first we have to get through it. I'm glad to say that Cockroach…

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May 4, 2020

Avvo in SEO Traffic Free Fall

The legal directory, Avvo looks to be in complete SEO meltdown mode.  As the guy who architected Avvo's SEO ascendancy, I take no level of…

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