How effective are lawyers at practicing law? And what do consumers of legal services value? This report - providing comprehensive data on the legal industry - breaks down these questions and more. It covers everything from efficiency ("How much of the day do lawyers spend on billable work that gets collected?") to client expectations ("What do clients value most in their prospective lawyers?") to practice areas and rates ("What cities and practice areas generate the highest value cases?"). Here, we share some of the interesting takeaways.
We went to the 2017 Clio Cloud Conference in New Orleans this year. The conference, once again, was an impressive production - from the speakers to the vendors to the atmosphere itself. We share what we saw and learned at the conference this past year, and see what the future holds in store for not just Clio, but the entire practice management and legal technology community.
At the 2017 Clio Cloud Conference in New Orleans, Clio unveiled the latest updates to their legal practice management software. In short, it's the most significant update we've ever seen. This update includes a complete rebuild of the platform with a much more intuitive and helpful user interface, faster speed, more apps, and an API update and developer environment sure increase the breadth of Clio's platform and features. For more details, check out the post.
Building a family law practice takes specific strategies and skills that are not applicable to every other practice area. You wouldn’t advertise a family law firm like you would a personal injury or DUI practice. So, we’re sharing some of our top strategies for building a family law practice to help you generate more clients […]
See you in New Orleans in September? JurisPage will be at the Clio Cloud Conference in New Orleans next month at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. I’ve written about “Cliocon” in the past – 2015 Cliocon Recap, 2014 Cliocon Recap. Whether or not you are a Clio user, it’s a great conference to attend. Now I […]
If you are running an online advertising campaign for your law firm in Google Adwords, you may have noticed some recent changes to the interface. If you are anything like me, you probably saw the change and thought, “Hm…. what the heck is this? Why did they break Adwords?” And if you haven’t seen the […]
Flash – the once-popular platform for websites and apps – has an expiration date. Many of you might be thinking, “Are people really still using Flash?” After Apple blocked Flash from the iPhone, citing security and performance concerns, most websites took the cue to leave Flash behind. The thought being, “if the iPhone won’t display […]
In this mega-post, we share some secrets of legal marketing. While you may have not found success with advertising, social media, email, or SEO, some of your competitors have found success. And you might not have any idea what it is that they're doing right. Having worked with hundreds of law firms on their web presence and marketing, we're taking the time to share our experience in what makes for successful legal marketing campaigns. And we cover a wide range. In this blog post we break down some keys to success in SEO, online advertising, email marketing, social media, intake management, and more.
We speak with a lot of law firms looking to grow their practice, and many of them just don’t know where to start. Some have tried advertising or SEO without success, and then write off that channel as “bad” for their practice area. It’s understandable, and there are a lot of factors that can contribute […]
So, your law firm is looking to develop more business.
More matters means more growth and revenue, but how are you going to get there?
The two main strategies you have probably heard about for building a law firm’s business online include online advertising (also called PPC or referred to as “Adwords”) and SEO (short for search engine optimization).
Each strategy is completely unique and independent, with their own challenges and best practices.
Though SEO may be appropriate for your law firm, PPC might not.
So, when your firm has a budget to invest, what is the wisest use of your marketing dollars?
Here is our breakdown and recommendations.
When building a new law firm website, should you use do it yourself, hire a local web designer, or go with a legal-focused marketing agency? We break it down, going through the pros and cons of each option.
Is your law firm getting caught in legal marketing traps?
There are tons of traps out there - ways your firm can end up spending excess time and money on ineffective marketing. We break down some common marketing traps in everything from social media to advertising and search engine optimization. Learn all about these traps and how to avoid them, so you can rock your firm's marketing and deliver the results you're looking for.
Our own Andrew Cabasso, Managing Director of JurisPage, was interviewed at the ABA Techshow in Chicago this past April. In his interview hosted by Practice Panther, Andrew shares what law firms should be thinking about when it comes to their website, their online presence and Internet marketing. Andrew talks about merging with Uptime Legal, legal […]
If you are looking to develop a marketing plan for your law firm but don't know where to start, here is a good place. This article covers everything your law firm's marketing plan needs, including the Why, What, and How. Your marketing plan does not need to be a 50-page document though. This post guides you through how you can make an actionable marketing plan that fits 1 to 2 pages. And, at the end of the post there is a sample law firm marketing plan you can also download to help get you started.
Email marketing, when done right, can be an extremely effective business development tool for law firms. But, effective email marketing requires success with a lot of the right elements including: what content to send, when to send it, who to send it to, what email software to use, and more. In this post, we go through every aspect of email marketing to give you the winning formula to achieving better business development for your firm.
The latest Google algorithm update, dubbed "Giraffe" is specifically hitting law firms hard. If your firm is not compliant, it could disappear from Google completely. Learn more about this update and what you can do.
What did you miss at ABA TECHSHOW 2017? Here's a recap of some things that happened along with reasons you should consider checking out TECHSHOW next year. We've got a look at everything from the sessions to sponsors to vendors to events and more.
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 […]