Podcast #7: Gyi Tsakalakis Talks About Online Marketing without the BS
This week Sam and Aaron wonder whether a lawyer could become an Uber driver to market a law practice, on obvious marketing, and Sam talks to Gyi Tsakalakis of AttorneySync about online marketing without the BS.
How the Avvo Badge Promotes Your Competition
How Avvo's embedded rating badge can take away visitors and search traffic, and what you can do about it.
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.
How to Tailor Your Web Presence to Your Marketing Goals
Not every law firm needs a blog or a social media presence to be successful online. Cater your strategy to your marketing goals.
Offer Unbundled Legal Services to Compete in Today’s Legal Market
While the unbundling trend may be starting out with larger firms for startups and entrepreneurs, it will make its way to down to smaller sized firms and encompass many more areas of law. All lawyers can benefit from learning techniques for unbundling and using technology to deliver services online.
Law Firm SEO Has Not Changed in 40 Years
The goals of your marketing strategy are not about you, they are about your clients. The sooner you realize that, the better your marketing strategy will be.
Watch the Only Good Lawyer Ads We Could Find
We tried to find ten legal advertising ads that were actually good, not “oh god that’s so bad it is hilarious” good. Spoiler alert: we totally couldn’t.
Does Your Disclaimer Really Disclaim?
Lawyers put lengthy disclaimers on everything they send, but do they actually do any good? Perhaps – so they are worth using just in case.
Just Like Lawyers, Legal Marketers Can Be Good or Bad
A few shameful legal marketers should not taint all legal marketers.
Law Firm Sues the Rainmaker Institute for Failed SEO [UPDATED]
It’s hard to feel much sympathy for Seikaly & Stewart. Regardless whether the Rainmaker Institute actually has anything valuable to sell, it’s pitch reminds me of those late-night infomercials that promise to teach you to get rich from flipping houses or selling gold if you will just attend a very expensive seminar at a hotel near the airport.
How to Build Your Law Practice Like a Kid
The basic principles of running a law practice are the same common-sense business principles kids use in neighborhood businesses.
Our Favorite Books About Lawyering (and Other Stuff)
Looking for some summer reading? Check out some of our writers' favorite books---and they are not all about lawyers!