4 ways to create quality legal content in 30 minutes or less

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As a marketing or practice manager, you’re placed in a difficult position every single day. Asking your busy professionals to write quality content so you can post it on your firm’s blog, add it to your newsletter or place it in an industry publication. While it’s an important part of marketing, it’s a big ask for your fee earners to find a few hours to…

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What’s your personal brand?

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Have you ever Googled yourself? Go on, do it. What comes up on the first page of your results? Probably a LinkedIn page, along with your profile on your firm’s website, any professional accolades you’ve received and perhaps some links to your social media accounts or press mentions. If that’s what your results look like then it’s a good start, but what happens when…

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Why partners shouldn’t review your law firm’s blog posts and articles

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I speak to a lot of law firms, talking about their marketing and helping them to create content that suits their brand, clients and budget. One thing that I hear often is that content is very costly and time-consuming for them to produce their law firm’s blog because their senior partners are heavily involved in its production and often become a bottleneck. This always amazes…

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Measuring the success of your firm’s inbound marketing strategy

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What gets measured gets done, but how do you measure the impact of your firm’s inbound marketing efforts? According to HubSpot’s State of Inbound 2017 report 46% of businesses said that inbound marketing (that’s content marketing, email marketing and even social media promotion) generated more return per $ invested than other marketing activities. This isn’t that surprising when you consider how expensive traditional business development activities…

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How to use email marketing to build your firm

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The sight of an overflowing inbox fills me with a dread, so why on earth would I recommend that your firm should engage in email marketing? Well, the simple fact is that email marketing does work…. when it’s done well. There are four things that make a good email marketing campaign. Speak to your audience with purpose The best emails are those that know…

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4 ways to promote that you won an award

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It’s a privilege and an honour to receive an award or be featured in a prestigious list like Australia’s Best Lawyers and Lawyer of the Year list. These accolades are often peer-reviewed, which means your peers and colleagues all recognise and acknowledge the work that you do. But how do you ensure your clients and potential new clients know that you’re at the top of…

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Should your firm really outsource legal content creation?

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Whether you’re planning on revamping your firm’s website or trying to maintain a blog to attract new clients, one of the first questions you’ll need to consider is what you’re going to write. As a professional you know just how important every single word is, so it’s understandable that you want to write every word in-house. Just like writing for legal accuracy is a highly…

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Content marketing is just about content, right?

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Creating content to market your firm should be easy. You pick a relevant topic and write away, right? Actually, there’s a lot more science behind content marketing and what it should contain in order to attract a potential client, and then help them decide that you’re the best firm for them. This process is called the sales funnel and it’s based on your buyer’s journey….

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Common mistakes firms make on social media

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So reluctantly you’ve decided to take the plunge and set your firm up on social media as part of your accounting or law firm marketing strategy. You’re excited at the promise of opening your firm up to a range of new clients and networks, but nothing is happening. It’s frustrating but before you decide to close down your account consider whether you’ve made any of these common…

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Is social media for lawyers too risky?

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If the events of the last couple of months have shown us anything, it’s the power of social media. One day tweeting your mind can help you become President and the next it can land you in a boiling soup of constitutional and ethical dilemmas. So when it comes to your own reputation and that of your firm’s is social media for lawyers just…

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