Clear & Convincing

  • Once upon a time, lawyers started their practice by hanging out their shingle, joining local groups, and meeting potential clients. Then there were more lawyers, so they had to expand their efforts to attract more clients and, ultimately, ...

  • Jennifer, the newest associate with L & L Law Firm, has been tasked with sorting out information from Google Analytics about the firm's website. She has been given this task because she has a little extra time and also took marketing courses ...

  • According to the 2016 Thomson Reuters U.S. Small Firm Study , small firms are not so small. By one estimate, small law firms account for $108 billion of the estimated $437 billion total legal market. Small law firms in aggregate exceed ...

  • The second most-visited page on your website is your profile page. Readers rarely start there, but they will click on your bio at some point during their search. The legal profession is a service industry, so clients are more concerned ...

  • We spend a lot of time writing about attracting new clients; however, it's important not to forget about your current and past clients. For many reasons, the most effective way to bring in new business is creating programs designed to ...

  • Lance Lawyer got up from his desk where he had been reviewing L&L Law's website and went across the hall to sister Linda's office. Suppressing a smile, she asked "What's up?" "The practice pages on our website are 'what's up,'" said ...

  • Press releases, interviews, and informal media contacts are great ways to get keep your firm's name in the news. Press conferences are the most formal of press contacts. A successful press conference can generate news about your firm. ...

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    Links & Your Website

    Links are the mainstay of the Internet. They are what make it work. When you're browsing and come across a highlighted or underlined word, it's probably a link. Move your cursor over it and the arrow will turn into a little hand. Click ...

  • Did you know that we can add payment options to our profile in the SBM Member Directory? asked Linda Lawyer entering the conference room of L&L Law. Brother Lance looked up. No, what are you talking about? Well, you know how clients ...

  • You are a lawyer. You are not a website designer, nor do you desire to be one. And, using your sister-in-law's son who knows "everything" about computers, is just not working. It's time for professional help. How do you select the best ...

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