Legal Writers Wrap – April 2019

Legal Writers Wrap up

With a Federal Election just around the corner, policy proposals are flowing thick and fast. From franking credits to tax cuts, we’re likely to see changes that significantly affect the finance, real estate, accounting and legal sectors. But until we know who’ll take the reins post-election, let’s take a look at things that have already been enacted. If you think your clients would like…

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Legal Writers Wrap – February 2019

Legal Writers Wrap up

It seems like Christmas was just a week or two ago, and yet somehow it’s February. Things are definitely full steam ahead in the Legal Writers office, but the same can’t be said for Parliament. With an election mooted for May, the government has unofficially entered caretaker mode and very little legislation is getting passed. That doesn’t mean that the courts and agencies are…

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Legal Writers Wrap Up: September 2018

Legal Writers Wrap up

September was a busy month for our government as they reassessed their policies under a new leader. This has kept law-makers relatively quiet, although it promises to heat up in the coming months. But there’s still plenty of news this month to update your clients on, whether they’re corporates or individuals.  If you’re struggling for ideas or time to get your marketing off the…

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Legal Writers Wrap Up: January 2018

Legal Writers Wrap up

It feels like Christmas was only yesterday but January has already whizzed past us. The summer recess for both Parliament and the courts means there haven’t been a lot of new developments this month. There’s always something happening, though, and we’ve rounded those changes up below. If you’re too busy catching up to write a newsletter or blog posts, get in touch, we’d be happy to…

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Legal Writers Wrap Up: November 2017

Legal Writers Wrap up

This month in the law – November 2017 We may be approaching the end of 2017, but Parliament is sitting for one more week and the Courts don’t rise until 21 December, so there’s plenty of time left for new developments yet. While the hype has focused on the same-sex marriage plebiscite, a number of foreign parliamentarians, and the new Royal Commission into the banking…

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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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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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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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