Some of the best discoveries are accidental, from penicillin to Post-it notes to Velcro. In our case, we recently saw incidental proof of something we already knew: Email is a fantastic way to inform your clients, prospective clients, and referral network that you’re out there doing good work.
Wow! Lawyers really love rules! Or, more specifically, ad rules. Half of our most popular blog posts this year were about the rules and regulations of Texas lawyer advertising: from compliance to changes, it’s good to know that the lawyers in our community (or, at least the ones who read our blog) are making sure they don’t step out of line.
If you’ve spent hours creating a meaty, informative CLE presentation, don’t just use it once! This infographic was inspired by one of our favorite posts, How to Recycle Your Best Content to Market Your Law Practice.
Do you ever get those emails with your first name in the subject line? “Hey Christina – Your Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspiration Is Here!” or “It’s time to start cooking, Christina!” (Side note: Do people really have Valentine’s Day outfits?)
Well, that didn’t happen by accident. You receive emails addressed specifically to you because some way, somehow, somebody either entered your information into a specific field in an email database, or you signed up yourself.
A few weeks ago, my colleague Bruce Vincent wrote a great post in which he extolled the virtues of thinking like a reporter if you want to promote your legal case.
Here’s my corollary: if you want to promote your legal practice, think like an editor and publisher. By this, I mean think about your business objective (as a publisher would do) and then come up with a concrete schedule of content that helps you meet those objectives.
Reprinted with permission from Texas Lawyer, August 22, 2018. © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved.
We’re big fans of law firm newsletters. They’re an unobtrusive way to stay in touch with your clients, prospective clients, and referral sources. A newsletter can also help ensure that the timely, informative blog posts you’re writing get more readers.