A unique approach for search engine optimization (SEO) is one that considers your content as the driver of your SEO results. Therefore, you need to adjust your content to convey messages of availability and safety. In the age of COVID-19, strong written copy goes beyond providing useful information about the services you offer and information about your firm’s background. It is more important than ever to develop a brand character and to connect with the emotions your audience is feeling.
My recent post at Attorney at Work: Five tips for upgrading your website strategy. In the coming months you can expect to see a spike in demand for legal representation since many consumers have put off non-urgent legal needs during the pandemic months. How will your firm prepare for this future surge in business?
Branding your firm is a smart way to visually set yourself apart, but to have an effective brand, you must first decide how to position your firm in the market. To determine your firm’s positioning, think about your core values and how you express them in your practice. How do you communicate with clients and opposing counsel? Are you aggressive or compassionate?
Having a strong, secure online presence is always important for law firms, but especially so in this post-COVID world, in which business is being conducted primarily online.
Madia Law, based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a firm focused on trial law. It was important to refine the messaging for the firm to ensure that the core competency of taking cases to trial (and winning) is conveyed to potential clients.
While the firm has a solid SEO strategy that helps the website rank well on Google, we wanted to ensure peak performance of the site. We addressed any issues with load times, broken links, and outdated pages or posts to improve the overall ranking and results for the firm’s SEO strategy.
“One of the things that a lot of people are missing or not quite getting right is the positioning and messaging and how to really be strategic with their content. So making sure that they’re speaking to their clients and making sure that it’s really client-centric, instead of where it was in the beginning with those brochure sites where it was very, more egocentric for the firm and it was much more about let us tell you about where we all went to law school and how many cases we’ve solved.”
There is a need to shift many of the ways in which you might typically do business to accommodate the post-COVID changes, and adjusting your marketing efforts to reflect a changed world. What exactly can we expect from the future of digital marketing for law firms in a post-pandemic world? Here’s a quick overview.
Don’t stop at SEO! Tips to help convert more website visitors into clients. Conversion-focused website design is one that gets your website visitors to engage with you by responding to your calls to action. For most firms, an ideal conversion means that person books a consultation with your firm or fills out a contact form.
Lead generation for lawyers can be a challenging concept and process. Lead generation may even seem like a foreign concept that’s just for “people in sales.” But it’s absolutely critical for your law firm to create a reliable lead generation pipeline, as lead generation is essential to your law firm’s business development strategy, and contributes to its cash flow, financial health, and business growth. Thankfully, with the right strategy and tactics, lead generation for lawyers can be a fruitful process.
Balancing a career and family life has long been a struggle for many attorneys, particularly women. With the COVID-19 quarantine, most daycares are shuttered except for the children of essential frontline workers. For the most part, attorneys are juggling their work around and between their child’s schedule.