Here’s the problem. We’ve fallen into too much casual contact with clients and this contact is ’round the clock for both the client and the lawyer’s convenience. Cringe-worthy mistakes are inevitable. How do you avoid it? I have one simple suggestion.
The number of people going to the web first before asking for a recommendation from someone they trust is increasing. Once they are online searching they continue to do their research before they decide who to call. Your website may not be doing you any favors if it’s not been optimized to work properly by 2015 standards. Find out how you can improve your website before it ceases to function for you in any meaningful way.
“Yelp is the most commonly used site to search for attorney reviews online—58 percent of respondents in our sample said it was the first place they turn. It’s also the website that 61 percent of users view as the most trustworthy.”
This is the third piece in the Social Media For Lawyers series. For reference, here are the articles on Facebook and LinkedIn. “How could something that limits you to 140 characters be valuable to my career?” “I use Linkedin already so what more could Twitter provide me with?” These are no doubt the questions that […]
Oftentimes, when we discuss social media it is in the context of how every lawyer should be using it for marketing. Not this time. Today we have Omar Ha-Redeye (who also teaches a course at Solo Practice University) discussing social media in the context of the legal process. Let’s face it, if you don’t know […]
There are so many articles and presentations out there on the topic of social media for lawyers. However, most of the content you come across is about how to create a Facebook Business Page. I am going to assume that you can figure this out on your own or have read a tutorial on it […]
The past few weeks, my phone has not stopped ringing. I mean that almost literally. It has been hard for my staff to get work done, we’ve had so many calls. I’m actually thinking of making my part-time assistant a full-time offer. Nothing major has changed in the past few weeks. Except for the videos. […]
LinkedIn is quickly becoming a source of referrals and client acquisition for lawyers. However, as a lawyer, the rules of the game are a little different. Here are a few things to consider: Headline Marketing Tip (and to keep you our of hot water). Many lawyers put “Partner of XYZ Law Firm” in their headline. […]
I wasn’t planning on writing about this topic today but I saw two interesting tweets from an acquaintance who wrote the following: I have cleaned out my twitter: for those who were not following me, I am no longer following you. If you don’t want to have a relationship with me here, I won’t follow […]