As speaking opportunities for lawyers can be a major marketing pull in terms of public relations and business development, it is essential to have at least a few attorneys at your firm speak in addition to attending these events. With so many legal industry events out there to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which is the right fit for you and your law firm.
While the analytics available on Twitter are slightly less detailed than Facebook, they aren’t any less important. It’s important not to waste time analyzing the unhelpful numbers. Focus on evaluating figures that directly impact your law firm. Read on to learn which Twitter social media metrics your law firm should actually care about.
Nine months ago, you most likely started 2018 fired up, with optimism and goals. Now that the fourth quarter is about to arrive, it’s probably obvious whether or not your law firm is meeting the goals you set. But it’s not just about this year – in addition to ensuring a positive end to 2018, a strong fourth quarter places your firm on the right path for next year. Here are a few expert tips you should consider during the remainder of 2018.
When it comes to video marketing, most of us think of the short video clips we’ve seen on Facebook that are anywhere from 30 seconds to two minutes long. This comes from the notion that because we have supposed short attention spans the videos we create and post should be kept short in order to encourage more engagement and gain views. This might’ve been the case not long ago, research is showing an increasing trend of longer form video content.
You’ve been regularly posting on your law firm’s social media channels and now you are wondering if the return on investment (ROI) is there. Social media metrics have come a long way over the years, and these days you can glean excellent insight into how your social posts are performing. But which of the countless available metrics, statistics, and data should you focus on? How do you prove whether or not your efforts are making an impact?
It’s rare that Google algorithm updates ever directly impacts the legal industry. Luckily (or unluckily depending on your outlook), a Google algorithm update that began on August 1st takes direct aim at law firm websites. In the first month of August, law firms may have seen their organic website traffic fall off a cliff or skyrocket exponentially. Unfortunately, unless you are actively engaged in a very comprehensive SEO strategy, you probably suffered a loss.
Politics: a topic so controversial it’s become its own third rail. Social media is awash with political posts nowadays. And with mid-term elections just around the corner, it seems politics is inescapable. So how should a law firm navigate social media and politics? Is there danger in mixing the two for your business and digital reputation? The answer is unequivocally yes, as demonstrated over the weekend by a restaurant in Houston, Texas.