Should You Hire a Law School Student to Write Your Firm's Blogs?

Should You Hire a Law School Student to Write Your Firm's Blogs?

Initially, it might seem like the easiest solution to outsource the writing of your law firm's blogs to a student in law school. After all, this student will have a natural interest in the law as well as experience learning the importance of case law being accurate when writing materials in the industry and the general understanding of the terms and key concepts within the law. However, before you hire a law school student to write your law firm's blogs and website content, be aware that there is another important component of online marketing that you should screen for when working with any legal copywriter.

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Launching A Law Firm Blog: How to Do It the Right Way

Launching A Law Firm Blog: How to Do It the Right Way

So you already know your competition may have a leg up on you because they have been investing in the benefits of having a law firm blog for months or even years. Establishing a blog is not just a great way to reach your ideal audience, but it also sends a signal to Google about the kinds of services you offer directly to clients, meaning that people searching for you in your local area have a much higher chance of connecting with you based on how Google matches your website with their search query. But launching a law firm blog shouldn’t be done just for the sake of launching a blog to begin with.

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Does Social Media Really Matter for Law Firms?

Does Social Media Really Matter for Law Firms?

I once had a prospective client who complained that the traction they got on their social media channels, like Facebook, was extremely low. The engagement they had from people who were reading their law firm blog coming from Facebook, or even interacting on individual Facebook posts, was exceptionally low.

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How to Get Started with a Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm

How to Get Started with a Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm

Most attorneys recognize that they could benefit from a content marketing strategy, but there's a good chance you might not even know where to start. If that's you, you're not alone. Despite the fact that content marketing has revolutionized the legal industry in recent years, there are plenty of law firms that don't have any content marketing strategy or their content marketing strategy is referring to a handful of blogs thrown up at one point in time and then ignored for the following weeks and months.

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Using Calls to Action the Right Way for Your Law Firm Content and Blogs

Using Calls to Action the Right Way for Your Law Firm Content and Blogs

Every piece that you publish or share on behalf of your law firm should include a call to action. What you select as the call to action in this content will depend on what you’re hoping to achieve and it may also include strategies suggested by your legal SEO content writer.

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Infusing Your Law Firm's Content with Voice and Tone

Infusing Your Law Firm's Content with Voice and Tone

One of the leading reasons why law firms are hesitant to outsource their content development to a legal SEO writer is because they are concerned about the voice and tone of the firm coming across clearly. The voice and the tone of your firm will signal to a prospective reader the unique value proposition that you get to the table.

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How to Make Your Law Firm's Content Shareworthy

How to Make Your Law Firm's Content Shareworthy

Most of the common reasons that a law firm even thinks about putting together legal content is because they want their website to rank in Google and other search engines. This is a worthwhile goal and in fact, one of the reasons I'm still in business as a legal content writer today. However, you want to also consider the extra step of getting your law firm's content to be shareworthy.

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About Pages That Work for Law Firms: What to Include

About Pages That Work for Law Firms: What to Include

You need to keep in mind that your 'About' page for your law firm telegraphs a lot about you to prospective clients. It also signals the search engines regarding the keywords you use in combination with all of the various firm background and references you include. A solid 'About' page for a law firm needs to include multiple different components. Read on to find out more. 

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Cut the Self-Serving Blog Posts: Introducing Subtle References to Law Firm Achievements in Law Firm Blogs

Cut the Self-Serving Blog Posts: Introducing Subtle References to Law Firm Achievements in Law Firm Blogs

After receiving any kind of distinction or achievement, it's natural for a law firm to want to celebrate this accomplishment and tell current and prospective clients about the issue. Unfortunately however, too many self-serving blog posts exist on law firm websites that go beyond what is necessary.

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