While utilizing social media platforms can make a great impact on the exposure and reputation of your law firm, managing these accounts is no small feat. Handling social media is so much more than posting the occasional update on your channels. It’s hard for any attorney to find the time needed to run a law firm’s social networks. Review the signs listed below to determine whether or not it’s time your law firm outsources its social media work.
You’ve probably asked yourself if Twitter is actually helpful for growing your business or if it’s a total waste of time. The truth is it’s only helpful for promoting your brand if you know how to use it. If your law firm decides to invest the time in using Twitter, you’ll want to get the most out of your efforts. You should strategize your social media tactics by learning how the Twitter algorithm ranks and displays tweets to users.
Last month, Mark Zuckerberg announced a formal Facebook news feed algorithm change that heralded a massive shift in the way Facebook plans to deliver content from business Pages to individual users. The change is centered on encouraging interaction between people and lessening the impact of business Pages, going even further than the previous news feed update from 2016 – a change that precipitated a 52% decline in organic reach for publishers.
Social media is without a doubt one of the best ways to increase awareness of your law firm and the work that your lawyers do each and every day. Last month we talked about creating the perfect social media designs. Now that you’ve created your social profiles, you want to make the most of your social media efforts and continue to grow your audience. In order to do this you need to perform the occasional social media tune-up.
It’s no secret that imagery is a major component of social media marketing today. As marketing professionals, we cannot stress enough the importance of featuring visual content on your social platforms. Today we are specifically highlighting the value of clean, professional social media designs. Fortunately for you, we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeve for you to master the art of a perfect law firm social media profile.
Days before the arrival and subsequent devastation of Hurricane Harvey on Texas land, a social media frenzy launched encouraging Texas residents to prepare and stay safe during the dangerous weather. Local news outlets were tweeting articles on hurricane preparedness and weather expectations. Texans were turning to Facebook to reassure each other to stay strong and, most of all, to stay safe.
In 2009, I began my Twitter odyssey scared I would not be able to figure it out and nervous I would do something wrong and look like an idiot. I persevered with the help of some online friends and began an ongoing love affair with my favorite social media channel. Over the years, as my understanding, usage, and following on Twitter all grew, most lawyers I knew remained indifferent to social media and in particular Twitter.