Let’s face it, if you needed brain surgery to remove a tumor you would look for the best neurosurgeon modern medicine has to offer. Too much would be at stake to put your life in the hands of anyone but the most capable specialist with the skills to deliver the needed result when it really counts. … Read more about Is Your Law Practice Focused Enough?
Personal Injury cases are the lifeblood of many law firms. Auto accidents, slip and fall, medical malpractice, dog bites--there are so many ways people can be seriously injured and often deserve significant compensation for their medical bills, pain, suffering and loss of income. The potential for … Read more about Personal Injury Lead Intake Tips
The NFL is embroiled in a controversy surrounding lawsuits brought by professional football players that allege the league intentionally and negligently misled at least several hundred players about the dangers of concussions and other head and neck injuries. The lawsuits could be decided on a … Read more about NFL Workers’ Comp Lawsuits Heat Up
Are you overwhelmed by all of the business tasks you must complete to run your practice? Do you believe that the only way to get something done right is to do it yourself? If you feel this way from time to time, you are definitely not alone. With all of the technological “help” you have at your … Read more about Is Outsourcing Right for My Law Firm?
The holidays are in full swing with Christmas music playing, kids anticipating what might be under the tree and, hopefully, a time to reflect on what made 2014 a year to be grateful for. We know firsthand that the legal industry isn't easy, and it takes a huge commitment of time and resources to be … Read more about Leading Into the New Year
When reviewing your marketing budget it is great to know that there are many free online resources to augment your lead generation efforts. With the explosion of the internet we have all seen countless online marketing channels and cloud-based tools come and go. It’s hard not to experience a … Read more about Top 5 Free Online Resources to Attract New Clients
Probably the single most common online mistake lawyers (and businesses in general) make is building a poorly optimized website and then simply forgetting about it. It becomes a dated online brochure that, in many cases, does more harm to your brand than good. Whether you specialize in Social … Read more about Is Your Website Ready for Prime Time?
What does fall mean for your law practice? Now that summer is behind us, for many it's time to move your foot off the brake (if it ever was there) and firmly back on the accelerator. Fall is typically a very busy time requiring a readiness to take on potential new clients and advance existing … Read more about The Dog Days of Summer are Over – Now What?
If your firm invests in Social Security Disability leads you are probably already aware of how important it is to manage the intake process efficiently and thoroughly. Making a great first impression and earning initial trust with SSD/SSDI applicants will have a major impact on your overall case … Read more about Intake Essentials for Social Security Disability Leads
The White House announced on June 20, 2014 that President Obama has selected Carolyn Colvin to be Commissioner of the Social Security Administration. Ms. Colvin's nomination requires U.S. senate approval and comes at a time where there is much tension and disagreement over funding issues for Social … Read more about President Obama Nominates Carolyn Colvin to Head Social Security
"If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours." - Ray Krock, McDonald's Founder Put the customer first. It sounds easy, but in the fast-paced and competitive legal space you are increasingly … Read more about Client Intake for Law Firms: Is Your System Working?
If you have found this post, most likely you are looking for new ways to market your law practice and generate new clients. Lead generation is a system for collecting consumer information through the use of an online form or promoted phone line, often in exchange for a free consultation, product or … Read more about Is Lead Generation Right for My Law Firm?
We’ve all had them—insulting, stubborn, high-maintenance—there are literally hundreds of types of difficult clients to contend with when running a law practice. Some are slow to pay or flat out refuse to pay their bills. While there is no way to completely avoid difficult clients there are several … Read more about How to Handle Difficult Clients
Mary McElroy has been a firefighter-paramedic for the Baltimore City Fire Department for 22 years. Ms. McElroy contends that the job gave her breast cancer and the Maryland state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any cancer … Read more about Workers Compensation Debate over Firefighter Cancer Presumptions
If you are considering starting or expanding a social security disability practice, now is still a great time. There are many reasons why the need for legal representation for SSD is growing and could potentially be a very lucrative practice area your firm. Over the last few decades several … Read more about Social Security Disability Still Needed More Than Ever
Most lawyers went to law school to one day make a positive impact on the lives of others. Sure, the media has historically glorified the legal profession as one of money, power and prestige but my experience is that most attorneys really want to help people solve difficult problems and fight the … Read more about The Attorney Marketing Mindset
Online search is maturing and your content strategy plays a fundamental role in your ability to be found online. In the early days of the internet, when search engine algorithms were much simpler and competition online far less fierce, it was relatively easy to rank on Google (or other search … Read more about Attract the Right Clients with Long Tail Keywords
With only so many hours in the day, and a seemingly never ending to-do list, it helps to stay focused on a few key marketing fundamentals that can help keep your business development efforts moving forward. I’m not talking about the longer term marketing strategy that needs to be done periodically, … Read more about 5 Marketing Fundamentals to Grow Your Law Firm
You've spent countless hours (and a small fortune) to earn your degree, pass the bar, complete annual CLEs and network with other lawyers. It is no wonder that the way you communicate in speech and text can at times become a little verbose and overly technical. Attorney content loaded with … Read more about Speak Your Client’s Language
As the days get shorter, leaves turn brown and I feel a little chill in the air, my mind begins to look toward planning for the coming year. Although I have met many of my personal and professional goals, I have also had to re-prioritize many as well, succumbing to my perpetually full … Read more about 4 Steps to a Successful 2014 Law Firm Marketing Plan
I start every morning with a cup of coffee and then check my email and news headlines. I used to sit at my home office desk, boot up my computer, log into my email account and get started on my day. Then I found that my laptop allowed me to comfortably sit upstairs with my wife and kids and still … Read more about Responsive Web Design and Why You Need It
Up late last night I found my old copy of Sun Tzu’s, “The Art of War” and visualized myself on an ancient battlefield outnumbered by a ferocious opponent. What would I do . . . ? The more I read, the more I began to see similarities to the marketing challenges faced in the legal profession. Here … Read more about Sun Tzu and the Art of Attorney Marketing