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Make Your Law-Firm Website’s First Sentence Count

Ten seconds is about how long you have to convince the average visitor to your law firm website to stick around. That is just about long enough to read one sentence — so it better be a good one.


9 Marketing Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

You need to spend time marketing to maintain and grow your business. Everyone knows this, but not everyone does it right. Here are nine marketing mistakes I see lawyers and other professionals make on a daily basis.


Wix Sites Effectively Disappear from the Internet

If you designed your law firm website on Wix, you’ve got a problem.


.Law Domains Won’t Boost Your Website’s SEO

There is no magical SEO bonus if you use the new .law top-level domain.


Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite You in the Assets

Record-keeping requirements for electronic communications span far beyond the retention of client files and financial transactions. Not only do many state rules governing record-keeping apply to email communications and other components of the client file, but also to other electronic communications – including law firm and attorney websites.


Podcast #22: Allison Shields on Doing More in Less Time

In today’s show, Allison Shields talks about how to be more productive, also the subject of her new book, How to Do More in Less Time. But first, Sam and Aaron talk about Lee Rosen’s advice to block your firm website from your firm computer. The Importance of Your Mobile Website On Divorce Discourse, Lee […]


Website Metrics 101: Hits, Pageviews, and Rankings

Hits, pageviews, and other metrics don't matter if you don't know the goal of your site.


Find Out if Your Profile Photo is Scaring Clients Away

You may be surprised to find out what kind of impression you are making on others.


Better Things than Law Books to Take Your Picture in Front Of

How many lawyer headshots have you seen where the lawyer stands in front of books? Probably a lot. How memorable were those pictures? Probably not many. So here are a few ideas to set you apart from your well-read peers.

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Why You Need to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

If your website is slow, doesn't work on mobile devices, and looks the same today as it did in 2000, you might put up an "under construction" page instead.


Podcast #11: Casey Flaherty’s Quest to Reform Luddite Lawyers

40% of small law firms don’t have a website, and Casey Flaherty’s Legal Tech Audit was just the beginning of his quest to reform the way law firms use technology and price their services. 40% of Small Law Firms Don’t Have a Website That’s what Kevin O’Keefe says, based on this infographic prepared by Rocket […]


Best Law-Firm Websites, 2015 Edition

This year we had over 100 nominations for the best law firm website of 2015. With the help of Lawyerist contributors Gyi Tsakalakis, Andrew Cabasso, and Karin Conroy, Sam and Aaron narrowed the list to the ten best. Best is a relative term, of course. Everybody has their own standards. In general, we were all […]


Stop Scaring Clients Away from Your Website

Most people are equally happy walking into a lawyer’s office or seeing a dentist for a root canal. The legal memorabilia on your firm's website isn't helping.


The Benefits of Client Testimonials (and How to Get Them)

Client testimonials help potential clients ease prospective clients’ hesitations about reaching out to you and validate their choice to contact you.


8 Best Practices for Law Firm Website Content

To ensure your website copy makes a positive impact on your audience, put the following best practices to use.