Social Media for Law Firms

New business for law firms: 30 rainmaking tips and tricks

Bringing in new business for law firms can be difficult at times. Some solicitors seem to have the knack. Others are not so sure-footed when it comes to bringing home the bagels. So, what sets the rainmakers apart? There’s no single technique. They use a combination of different ones encompassing both direct and indirect methods. …

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Which are the best social media platforms for solicitors?

There is no doubt that social media has become an important marketing and communication tool for most businesses. But which are the best social media platforms for solicitors? You may be tempted to use all platforms to ensure you get the most out of your online output. However, that may waste a lot of your …

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Facebook marketing for law firms – how to get it right.

In previous articles I took a look at the use of social media for small firms and advice on its use from the regulators. So, why focus in on Facebook marketing for law firms in particular? The answer is simple: for most small, high street practices, Facebook is almost certainly the most important platform. If you work in this type …

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Legal technology – the past, the present and the future

The times they are a changing in the world of legal technology. The pace of change over the last 30 years has been astonishing and this is likely to intensify in coming years. However, it’s worth taking a trip down memory lane to see just how far things have come. Read the full article by …

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Websites for law firms – how to avoid the common pitfalls

Websites for law firms are an absolute must these days. Without one, apart from your office frontage, you are invisible. So, what is the right way to ensure you end up with a site that delivers the goods?   Read the rest of the article by clicking the link below. Websites for law firms – …

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Social Media for small law firms – how to promote yourself successfully

You cannot underestimate the importance of social media for small law firms in the modern business world. This is true for all businesses, including small law firms and sole practitioners. In this article, I shall take a look at the different types of social media and provide a few examples of how you can use …

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Marketing for Lawyers: #2 Search Engine Optimisation

So, your website is up and running. Assuming it is optimised for your potential clients’ needs (see Optimising your home page), enquiries will follow? Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to publish your site and hope for the best. There are now more than 1 billion websites out there and, if you are to get your site …

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Back to Basics – a business briefing for lawyers: Marketing made simple

Welcome to the latest edition of Back to Basics — a Business Briefing for Lawyers. This month the focus is on marketing—and it’s not just advertising that we’ll be talking about. Marketing touches every aspect of your firm. It starts with your ability to deliver to your clients what you say you’re going to deliver …

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Features and Benefits of Cloud Computing for Law Firms

Here are a few of the most important features which any legal cloud computing provider should make available:-

– Legal practice management software licences, including licences for cashroom & electronic case filing.

– No need for you to purchase and maintain an expensive on-premise server. The cloud computing provider should supply a secure, robust & scalable hosted server.

– Inclusion of Microsoft Office 2010 licences for all users (No need for you to purchase Office licences – i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel)