If you are searching in Google recently, you may have noticed that you're seeing ads without the shaded green box. Now, it's harder to distinguish advertisements from organic results. Is this good for advertisers? For consumers? Will this mean a higher click-through rate and more clicks if you are advertising your business' services? Let's discuss what this can mean for you.
Many solos and small firms are looking to get more business from the Internet. But often they just don’t have the budget to do it. Other firms may be able to spend $3,000-5,000 per month on SEO and advertising, but for a firm that’s just starting out or testing the waters, they need an extremely […]
When CosmoLex came onto an increasingly crowding scene of cloud-based law firm case management software apps a few years ago, it needed something to stand out. CosmoLex was not one of the first players on the scene, and it did not have the backing of a legal industry conglomerate. So, it needed a unique value […]
This is the first, and last, guide you will need to read on legal marketing. If you are looking to improve your firm's legal marketing game in 2017 to get more potential clients, improve your client conversion rate of potential client to retained client, this guide is for you. Here is an in-depth look at 9 different actionable things you can do to better market your firm this year. This guide covers everything from improving your contact management, to streamlining intakes, to email marketing, videos, websites, advertising, and more. Learn what really works, and how you can actually make an impact.
Rocket Matter announced its Atlas 2.0 update, which includes several new updates to the platform. These updates include adding automatic recurring billing, payment plans, workflows, and a faster user interface. Learn more about these updates.
In 2017, law firms will be implementing new ways to better manage and grow their law practices, from running a paperless practice to exploring different marketing channels. This article discusses a few key ways law firms are becoming more productive and profitable. It discusses everything from improving technical competence to managing intakes, software, marketing, and more.
How much does appearance count in your law firm's content marketing? We ran an experiment to see. It was an interesting A/B test to determine how people perceive the quality and trustworthiness of your material based on what you are wearing in your presentation materials. For this experiment, we created a video series on helpful legal tech tips for lawyers. In many of the videos, the presenter wore an aloha shirt; in the variable, the presenter wore a suit. We compared the average total time each video was viewed to see if the presenter's attire made a difference and, if so, what that difference was.
CosmoLex is cloud-based practice management software designed to help lawyers keep track of their cases and their accounting with its all-in-one platform approach to case and practice management.
Today we’re taking a deep dive into the software to help you get a sense of its strengths and weaknesses and figure out whether it’s worth giving a shot.
What advice do I have this Friday to help you better run a law firm? None. Today, the advice isn’t from me. It’s from 20 of the leading voices in the legal industry today, with proven tips to help you run a better, more effective and profitable law firm.
Law Launcher is the first event of its kind: a 100% online conference for lawyers designed to help you start, manage, and grow your law practice. From the comfort of your own home, office, or favorite coffee shop, you can get actionable insights to help you practice better from some of the best speakers in the legal industry.
“I don’t want to have a Yelp page because I can’t control it. Someone could just write a negative review about my firm.” This is a common response I get when I suggest law firms use online sites like Yelp, Avvo, or Google My Business. The thing is – former clients can create negative reviews […]
Tomorrow, Friday November 4, 2016, Uptime Legal's own Andrew Cabasso will be presenting a Continuing Legal Education course with the New York County Lawyers Association on the topic of "Ethics, Social Media & Online Advertising". Time to get those coveted ethics credits if you need them.
The Q&A platform Quora, is a popular place to go online when you have a question. And if you have a legal or legal industry-related question, chances are your question was answered by Jennifer Ellis. With several thousand questions answered, she is probably the most prolific lawyer on the platform. And we just had to speak with her to learn more about what drew her to Quora and why she does it. We were surprised to hear about her experience.
Should your law firm use Facebook? And if so, what for? Today’s legal tech tip video explores using Facebook. We cover: Why you should consider using Facebook Why friending clients can help you lawyer better How being friends with colleagues, clients, and referral sources can help you stay top-of-mind with people who can send business […]
Some lawyers are straight-up afraid of blogging. Back in 2014 we wrote a post about ethics and blogging issues; now it’s time for an update! They perceive there to be ethics issues to consider so significant that it is simply just not worth blogging at all. Luckily, we can help dispel any myths. For those […]
Getting new content for a law blog each week can be a hassle. There's never any time to write. It's tough to come up with new topics.
Well, this video has got you covered. It goes step-by-step through my personal writing and topic ideation process to help you achieve law blog glory of your own. It covers everything from scheduling time to blog each week, to minimizing distractions, and more.
Every week I crank out new blog posts. How do I do it? Here is a breakdown of everything from my writing environment to my editorial calendar to my time allotment for writing as well as coming up with new content ideas. If you are trying to figure out how you can blog each week but not having success, hopefully my experience can provide you with some inspiration.
Today, we’re diving into blogging and law firm SEO from the perspective of “I want to get more clients for my law practice via the Internet.” When it comes to building traffic and getting clients via search engines, blogging is a sustainable way to get you there. When I say “sustainable” I mean, it’s not […]
Email marketing can be an effective, low-cost way for your firm to generate new business. Data shows that email marketing has the highest ROI of any type of marketing channel. So, how can your law firm leverage that and not spend a lot of time working at it? Automated email campaigns. Your firm can send a targeted email sequence to a potential client to engage with them, educate them, and get them to hire your firm. Check out this video to learn about the different types of emails you can send, why you should send them, and what you should say.
Recently we filmed a video explaining a few critical elements for building a successful attorney PPC campaign to help law firms get the most out of their spend and generate real, consistent business from their Google Adwords campaigns. Today, we take a deep dive into what we talked about to give you some additional help in crafting a winning pay-per-click advertising campaign for your law firm.