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

- George Bernard Shaw

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

Media strategy

“Don’t underestimate the value of the media”


While lawyers are adept at presenting arguments in court, at tribunals, and in other forums, it’s a whole different ball game to appear articulate, confident, and knowledgeable in the media (especially on live radio or television).  What can lawyers do to better prepare for such appearances?   Our Director of … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

October 27th, 2017

Blogging

Top 5 Legal Blogging Best Practices


So, you’ve started a law blog. Great! In this day and age, adding a blog to your firm website should be a no-brainer. We’ve previously written about the numerous benefits of blogging for lawyers. But, once you’ve decided to take the leap and start blogging, it’s important to maintain your … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

October 26th, 2017

Human Rights & Sexual Harassment – Prevent the Violations & Costs


We would like to alert you to a conference on a topic that is a growing practice area for employment lawyers.  The conference “Avoiding the High Cost of Human Rights and Sexual Harassment Violations” features experts in the area including mediator / arbitrator lawyers Barry Fisher and Peter Israel, legal … read more

Umbrella Legal Marketing

October 25th, 2017