Posted on January 28, 2015
Law Practice Advisor has a great article by Chris Dreyer on 12 Inbound Link Strategies for Lawyers. Here's the list:
Scholarship programs (a novel idea!)
Social media link building
High page-rank directories
Forums and groups
To get the details, read 12 Inbound Link Strategies for Lawyers.
Posted on January 25, 2015
Pay Per Click and Conversion Specialist, Paul Julius from Consultwebs.com, will be joining Ken Hardison for a Free webinar:
Click-Worthy Assets: The New Search Marketing
Date/Time: Thursday, January 29th @ 1 PM Eastern Time
During this Free webinar you will discover…
What makes a website asset click-worthy
The process in developing a highly converting practice area page
What it takes to get rewarded by Google in the search engines today
Click to register!
Leads and clients arrive on your website doorstep looking for one thing and one thing only…value...
Posted on January 23, 2015
See Joy's new article:
4 Direct Mail Mistakes You Can't Afford
Here is a guest post by Joy Gendusa about the topic of – writing guest posts on other peoples' blogs.
Guest posting on established blogs is a great opportunity to get exposure in front of quality prospects, but you need to get it right to make the most of it...
Posted on December 17, 2014
As reported on Law Practice Advisor:
Blasting the Florida Bar, a federal judge threw out state ethics rules that ban the use of past results in lawyer advertising in indoor and outdoor display, television and radio media. The court held that the rules were unconstitutional and in violation of the First Amendment...
Posted on December 15, 2014
From the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog
LexisNexis recently asked a several dozen experts for legal industry predictions for 2015, which we will publish here later this week. Larry Bodine, the editor Law Practice Advisor, provided six for law firm marketing and we've decided to run his viewpoints as a standalone post...
Posted on December 09, 2014
Ken Hardison is publishing a new book, 'Under Promise, Over Deliver — How to Build the Preeminent Law Firm in Your Market.' Here is an excerpt from Chapter Six.
A loyal client and a satisfied client are not to be confused. While client satisfaction is an element of loyalty, a client could be satisfied and still feel no connection to you or your firm...
Posted on December 08, 2014
Law firms on average firms spent 3.4 percent of their annual collected fees on marketing and business development activities in 2013 — up from a previous level of only 2.3 percent in 2012.
Legal marketing spending has rebounded to pre-recession levels according to a new national survey of local and regional business law firms by Alyn-Weiss & Associates, Inc...
Posted on November 16, 2014
By Burkey Belser on Law Practice Advisor:
We had a gut instinct as to the answer — websites should be redesigned every three years. Web technology is changing so fast you're quite likely to have fallen seriously behind even in that short period...
Posted on November 14, 2014
Here's a practical article from Law Practice Advisor:
One of the reasons that it's so hard to interest Hispanics in joining a class action lawsuit is their cultural sense of destiny — that suffering is a natural parts of life. If a person was harmed by a drug side effect or dangerous equipment, it was their fate...
Posted on November 12, 2014
Check out this forthright new blog post by Trey Ryder on Law Practice Advisor:
You tell your prospect that you bill at $350 per hour. Your prospect responds by saying, "But another lawyer I interviewed charges only $175 per hour." Now, what should you say?
One powerful way to respond to your prospect's comment is to get out a piece of paper and divide the sheet into two vertical columns...
Posted on September 09, 2014
Get a free Content Review of your website today. Email me the URL of your website -- or call 520.577.9759 -- for your no-obligation content evaluation.
For high-growth firms, blogging is the single most important business development tactic – it is more effective than SEO, social media or email marketing...
Posted on August 12, 2014
As virtual meetings become more commonplace, legacy web conferencing software is wasting an unacceptable amount of time, according to a new study from Ovum and join.me.
It is based on a survey of more than 3,900 full-time professionals worldwide, regarding their collaborative behaviors and activities...
Posted on August 06, 2014
Smart lawyers turn their bios into a marketing magnet that generates leads, as opposed to a mere resume or a CV, which recites only your education and experience. The trick is to turn a feature of yourself into a benefit to the client...
Posted on August 05, 2014
Original written content is the most important tool for social media marketing, according to new research that surveyed thousands of small businesses that seek consumer customers.
Just released, the 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report published by Social Media Examiner, applies directly to attorney marketing...
Posted on August 04, 2014
For high-growth firms, blogging is the single most important business development tactic – it is more effective than SEO, social media or email marketing.
'What's really important is that blogging is one of the key things that by itself will help you with your SEO,' said Lee Frederiksen, managing partner of Hinge Marketing, speaking on a recent webinar...
Posted on August 04, 2014
Yes. Our lawyers wrote many of the blog posts for law firm customers with the web visibility and blogging project at LexisNexis. Our team has written drafts of thousands of blog posts for law firms in most practice areas and jurisdictions. We can help your law firm blogging attract new clients, retain existing ones and build thought leadership...
Posted on August 03, 2014
Is your personal injury website not working to get new clients?
Not getting enough traffic?
Not getting any engagement with visitors?
Getting the wrong traffic?
Visitors not turning into clients?
Clobbered by Google's Panda 4.0?
It's time for a complimentary Content Evaluation by Larry Bodine, Esq...
Posted on August 02, 2014
The rollout of Google's Panda 4.0 update in May promoted "quality" websites and downgraded "low quality" sites. As a result, some law firm websites saw their organic traffic and search engine rankings drop by 30% to 40%.
So what is quality in Google's view? We know that bad quality is duplicate content copied from other websites, pages that just have one or two sentences, and thinly-rewritten content that no one is engaging with...
Posted on August 01, 2014
It's been established that blogging generates real clients for law firms. What's more, research proves that the more often you blog, the more clients you get.
Hubspot proved that the frequency of blog posts directly correlates to customer acquisition in its State of Inbound Marketing report...
Posted on January 29, 2014
Nancy Fox, one of the most charming and graceful people I've ever met, outlined her top icebreaking strategies for networking.
"Breaking the ice is difficult because people's attention span is so much smaller nowadays, and you have only a few seconds to make a good first impression," she said one a webinar sponsored by LawMarketing...
Posted on January 27, 2014
Janet Ellen Raasch
Following is a guest blog post by Janet Ellen Raasch, a writer, ghostwriter, copyeditor and blogger at Constant Content Blog who helps lawyers, law firms, legal consultants and legal organizations gain name recognition and new business...
Posted on January 27, 2014
Join a free webinar with Nancy Fox on Tuesday (tomorrow) January 28 by registering at http://lawmarketing.com/networking-for-lawyers-webinar. Attendees will get a copy of her fabulous "55 Great Icebreaker Questions" as well as her expert networking advice...
Posted on January 24, 2014
Have you noticed that when you search with the terms "divorce lawyer Los Angeles" or "Chicago personal injury lawyer" on Google, that several of the lawyers' pictures are displayed?
This is because they've implemented Google Authorship and studies show that it increases the person's click rate by 150 percent...
Posted on January 22, 2014
In a major free-speech ruling, the Ninth Circuit decreed that bloggers have the same First Amendment rights as the institutional, commercial press. The ruling demolishes the argument that in the eyes of the law, bloggers are not journalists.
The case involved a scurrilous blogger, Crystal Cox of Oregon writing on her blog http://obsidianfinancesucks...
Posted on January 20, 2014
More people are online than ever before and they are looking up lawyers using their mobile phones and tablets. If you haven't optimized your website for mobile devices, you are missing a lot of new business.
Smartphones have been outselling PCs since the end of 20101 and tablets (like iPads) will start outselling PCs in 2015...