"...The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."

- George Bernard Shaw

Case studies

Consider Adding Case Studies to Your Law Firm’s Website

If you’re a frequent reader of our blog, you will know that regular blogging is an integral part of a successful law firm marketing strategy. We’ve repeatedly emphasized the importance of consistent (at least once a week!) blogging as a means of positioning yourself as a thought leader and reliable … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

March 15th, 2018


Why Facebook’s Pending Changes May Actually be Good News for Law Firms

Mark Zuckerberg and his team at Facebook have had a busy 2018 so far, having already announced or rolled out three major changes to ensure that, in Zuckerberg’s own words, “the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent…”. The First Change: Less Public Content on News Feeds … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

February 26th, 2018

Content curation

Content Curation: What is it and why it is vital to your social media strategy 

There’s no question that social media should play an essential role in every business’ marketing plan, including law firms. That being said, generating content for your social channels can feel overwhelming. How much should you share about your services? How often should you discuss your industry? Can you generate enough content to maintain an … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

February 7th, 2018

Speed Update

Are you Ready for the “Speed Update”?

Google recently announced that, beginning in July 2018, “page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches”. While the company notes that this “Speed Update” will “only affect a small percentage of queries”, Google processes more than 40,000 search queries every second (on average), or about 3.5 billion searches … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

February 2nd, 2018

Content marketing

Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm

We’ve previously blogged about what content marketing is. This week, we explore how to create an effective content marketing strategy to maximize your marketing efforts.   Content marketing is largely meaningless without a clear and coherent marketing strategy in place. Firms that want to produce and use content to drive … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

January 29th, 2018

Content marketing

What Is Law Firm Content Marketing, and Why Should Lawyers Care? 

To the surprise of many, including those in the legal industry, law firms have become adopters of content marketing.  We have seen more and more law firms move from traditional advertising and into content marketing to position themselves as thought leaders. This is especially relevant at a time when the Law Society is scrutinizing … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

January 2nd, 2018

Social media

Why Social Media is a MUST for Law Firms

Social media is an image and video-driven communication form that typically benefits flashy industries like fashion, entertainment, and marketing. Law firms tend to avoid it as they’re more reliant on client testimonials, referrals, and past achievements to spread the word about their businesses. However, the legal field is one that … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

December 5th, 2017

Evergreen content

The Importance of Evergreen Content for Your Law Firm’s Website

As part of a broader digital marketing strategy that involves blogging, an FAQ page, updated bios, and an up to date website (among other elements), adding evergreen content to your law firm’s website is an excellent way to drive consistent traffic, and deepen your pool of prospective clients. This week, … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

November 27th, 2017

Content marketing

Client Reviews – An Effective Marketing Tool

Client reviews and feedback are a vital part of providing high-caliber services to clients in any professional services context, including law.  Feedback is a crucial tool for law firms to gauge how they are seen by current clients and whether they are meeting client expectations. It is also important to … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

November 23rd, 2017

FAQ Page

Consider Adding an FAQ Page to Your Law Firm’s Website

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that having an up to date law firm website, with informative content, a consistently updated blog, and recent photos of your team, among other things, are key elements of an effective digital marketing strategy.   In addition to utilizing all … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

November 9th, 2017