Have you ever done an analysis of some of the most popular materials on your website? This can be a great way to see what you're ranking for already and where you have the most opportunity to grow. When beginning to work with new law firms on their content strategy, I often take a look at how their site is already performing.Read More
Every so often I come across a law firm blog that focuses almost exclusively on news relevant to the firm. While it’s a good idea to share updates about outstanding case results or a new award received by someone in the practice, focusing too much on you and your firm makes it difficult for clients to feel a connection with you.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
Every so often, while clicking through a law firm’s website to review their user journey and establish their content posting schedule, I’ll find a spelling mistake.
The truth is everyone makes mistakes - writers included. Good writers and editors, however, do everything they can to limit these and how well they do makes a big difference. Law firms must present a professional image to the public at all times. It’s often a high bar to meet, both in terms of your state bar association, but also from the perspective of potential clients who find you online.Read More