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21 Dec 2009, 11:53 am by Jeffrey Morgan
This past week Katie, my eight-year-old daughter, accidently opened a package that had a Christmas present enclosed from Santa Claus. I thought it was her annual Christmas ornament. (D’oh! on my part).read more [read post]
7 Jul 2010, 8:00 am by Jeff Berman
Despite my doubts about Facebook as a reliable, advertising platform for law firms, I believe that having a Facebook, business page for your firm is a good idea. One of the issues with Facebook though is that everything pretty much just looks the same. Sure you can upload your logo onto your page, but to really make it jump you are going to have to get your hands dirty with some programming. Since that just isn’t going to happen for most of us, Pagemodo is a nice alternative. What Pagemodo… [read post]
1 Dec 2011, 10:36 am by Stephen Fairley
A primary goal of law firm marketing is to build authority for you and your practice among likely prospects. This is done via a myriad of law firm marketing strategies, both offline and online.  Internet marketing firm Vertical Measures developed this insightful infographic that shows all the steps necessary to build authority for your law firm website. The strategies center around three key areas: content marketing, social media marketing and link… [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 4:00 am by Kevin Houchin
One of the solo practice lawyers I mentor needed some practical legal marketing advice. He asked me to sit in on a meeting with a copywriter he was considering hiring to help with his marketing. There was a free breakfast involved and I like the writer, so I happily agreed to join them. The goal [...]--------------------- Beyond Theory: Practical Legal Marketing Advice is a post from the law practice blog: Lawyerist [read post]
25 Mar 2010, 11:30 am by Jeff Berman
This video was embedded using the YouTuber plugin by Roy Tanck. Adobe Flash Player is required to view the video. I am somewhat of a visual learner. Sometimes, when we talk about specifics regarding title tags, categories, etc. in your Google local business center listing, it’s better to SEE what we are referencing vs. just reading about it. With that in mind, we produced the above video so that you can use it to accompany the free guide you can download below. This should give you a clearer… [read post]
17 Mar 2011, 4:00 am by Karin Conroy
Bacn (pronounced like bacon) is the lesser known meat-related email buzzword, but Lifehacker, Wired, BoingBoing and even this YouTube video have been mentioning it since 2007. According to Wikipedia the official definition is: Email that has been subscribed to and is therefore not unsolicited, but is often not read by the recipient for a long [...]--------------------- Don’t Make Bacn, Make Email Newsletters Personal is a post from the law practice blog: Lawyerist [read post]
20 May 2010, 4:00 am by Karin Conroy
How does a picture like that looks like a scientific experiment of pink amoeba belong to an article about email newsletters? Because this is how your eyes behave when you are processing messages in your inbox. Jakob Nielsen conducted a study on email newsletter usability and concluded that “email newsletters are the best way to maintain [...] Email Newsletters and Eye Tracking is a post from: Lawyerist [read post]
21 Dec 2010, 12:00 pm by Randall Ryder
If you are in denial about social media, there is no time like the present to get a grip on reality. Social media is not going away anytime soon and it can be a great way to market yourself and your firm. Is Facebook new? No. Are there more blogs than ever? Yes. But that [...]--------------------- No Time Like the Present to Join the Social Media Party is a post from the law practice blog: Lawyerist [read post]
13 Aug 2010, 4:00 am by Karin Conroy
Without fail, the most difficult part of creating and maintaining a website is the content development. Your website content should be constantly updated with the help of the blog that your website is built on. However, creating the initial information and getting it published can be a painful process and will invariably drag on without [...]--------------------- Thanks for subscribing to Lawyerist! Become a Fan of Lawyerist on Facebook or sign up for our free weekly Lawyerist Insider… [read post]
29 Sep 2010, 8:25 pm by Jeff Berman
There was an interesting post from Carolyn Elefant of My Shingle discussing an ABA ethics opinion on lawyers use of websites. The opinion is being released tomorrow. However, the ABA is limiting access to the opinion by asserting copyright restrictions. Carolyn reprinted a letter she sent to the listserve on her blog My Shingle: Thank you for sharing with the group ABA Opinion 10-457 (August 5, 2010) on lawyers’ use of websites. While I’m glad that the opinion will be… [read post]
12 Aug 2010, 4:00 am by Guest
Guest post by Ethan Stanislawski Law firms have a variety of online marketing methods to choose from, in addition to traditional methods like television and print. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) certainly has buzzword appeal in the business world these days, but such an appeal make make some lawyers unsure of SEO’s effectiveness and hesitant to [...]--------------------- Thanks for subscribing to Lawyerist! Become a Fan of Lawyerist on Facebook or sign up for our free weekly Lawyerist… [read post]
10 Feb 2012, 8:00 am by Stephen Fairley
I have posted often about the importance of finding your ideal target market – for example, here and here and here – before you embark on any law firm marketing program. A recent report on Media Consumption by Magid Generational Studies and Advertising Age provides a fascinating glimpse into the media tools used by each generation and when they use them. The relevance of media consumption habits to your law firm marketing plan is critical because you not only need the right message, you need the… [read post]
5 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm by Randall Ryder
Blogging is for real. Blogging is not updating your status on Facebook or checking in somewhere with FourSquare. Blogging is way to deliver to quality content to potential clients. Once you launch your law blog, make sure you make time to contribute to it regularly. A blog does not run itself As noted by Gyi, [...]--------------------- Thanks for subscribing to Lawyerist! Become a Fan of Lawyerist on Facebook or sign up for our free weekly Lawyerist Insider… [read post]
24 Dec 2010, 4:00 am by Gyi Tsakalakis
Is a legal blog effective for business development? In Inside Straight: Business Development (Part 3), Above The Law contributor, and former prolific niche legal blogger, Mark Herrmann, concludes that “it depends on what you want.” Here are seven positives that he took away from his legal blog experience: He became a better lawyer. He influenced [...]--------------------- A Legal Blog For Business Development is a post from the law practice blog: Lawyerist [read post]
18 Mar 2012, 9:00 am by Stephen Fairley
One important aspect of your email marketing program is knowing when to send your law firm marketing emails so you can obtain the highest open and click-through rates.  This infographic from HubSpot, Pure360 and Dan Zarrella provides some direction: Check back tomorrow to discover the best time for posting to your blog. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ FREE "Top 10 Mistakes Attorneys Make and How to Avoid Them" E-book In a newly revised e-book, legal marketing… [read post]
25 Jan 2011, 4:00 am by Kevin Houchin
Most people screw up niche selection, especially when starting a law firm, by looking first to the money. Finding the right niche is essential to creating a law firm marketing plan. Many lawyers think something like “bankruptcy is hot, I’ll get a bunch those clients.” Or how about “people are always dying, I’ll focus on [...]--------------------- 4 Questions: Finding Your Authentic Marketing Niche is a post from the law practice blog: Lawyerist [read post]
29 Dec 2011, 11:13 am by Stephen Fairley
Last month, I blogged here and here about a study by Hinge Research Institute that found that professional services firms that engage in online marketing for lead generation grow four times faster and are twice as profitable as firms that do not. The online marketplace has changed the way referrals are made as well as the speed in which they are made, and if you’re still relying on getting referrals “the old fashioned way,” you are missing a very great opportunity for growth and… [read post]
15 Jan 2012, 8:00 am by Stephen Fairley
Yes, you read that headline right: Facebook is anticipating a $100 Billion IPO, reportedly scheduled for sometime between April and June.  This would make the Facebook offering the largest in tech company history, with only three other U.S. companies in the same category: AT&T, GM and VISA.  This infographic produced by shows what this mammoth IPO looks like: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Jan. 18 Webinar: Developing Your Law Firm Marketing… [read post]
1 Feb 2010, 3:00 am by AttorneySync
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29 Jan 2010, 7:36 am by AttorneySync
AttorneySync’s newest free guide, A Lawyers Guide To Using ExpertHub, discusses how to leverage the ExpertHub platform for your law firm. We talk to lawyers every day that are looking for web marketing solutions that actually work. The online haystack is large and finding diamonds can be rough. Ok, so I crossed proverbs. My point is that when we find something that works, we like to share it. The following guide is intended to show you how to get the most out of the ExpertHub platform for… [read post]