There are many reasons to hire a legal intern. From bringing new perspectives to your firm to helping you keep up with modern social media skills, interns can be valuable for attorneys in all areas of law. If you’re considering getting help over the summer months or school year, here are some top tasks that may be best suited for a legal intern.
Today, social media is everywhere. It’s likely your firm has at least one account, if not more. While social media is an important part of your firm’s marketing, posting the wrong content can lead to your firm’s downfall. Avoid these common mistakes to make the most of your firm’s social media accounts:
It is no secret that Boston has dominated the professional sports scene this millennium. Boston's teams have won twelve championships since the year 2000: six by the Patriots, four by the Red Sox, and one each by the Celtics and the Bruins respectively. Of course, don’t forget the potential 13th on the way with the Bruins entering the Stanley Cup Final next week.
Any fan of The Office remembers the “Michael Scott Paper Company.” Michael, in his desperate attempt to remain in the paper industry after quitting as Regional Manager at Dunder Mifflin, started his own paper company with the help of Pam and Ryan. As fans know, Michael is an incredible salesman and had no issue finding new clients. What he did have problems with, however, was his cash flow. Because Ryan miscalculated the company’s growing expenses, the Michael Scott Paper Company had no way to afford increasing costs of a small business, such as additional employee overhead.
One of the fastest ways to generate leads for your firm is by investing in Google Ads. While often expensive for attorneys, millions of potential claimants click on ads from Google every single year. Writing a savvy ad that tempts users to click is important, but ad extensions are a great way to entice users to choose your ad over your competitions’. Ad extensions are additional pieces of information about your law firm. While there are nearly 20 ad extensions you can choose to add to any campaign, here are four extensions you may find most beneficial.
Marketing your firm and growing your firm’s online presence relies on a balance of both on-site and off-site content. Having a website that is informational and up to date is important, but having content about your firm posted elsewhere can also influence the success of your firm’s website. Here’s how to strike a balance between the two:
Blogging is a great way to grow your firm’s online presence. Not only is a blog an easy place to add unique content, but a blog also gives you the potential to sign up clients based on your own insights on a legal subject. The only issue here is you may not be able to get more clients unless you have subscribers to your blog. Here are some tips your firm may find beneficial for increasing your blog’s readership and signing up more clients.
With over 650,000 decisions made in Social Security disability cases each year, the SSA has two main offices, the Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) and the Office of Analytics, Review, and Oversight (OARO), that oversee the hearing, decision, and appeal processes in more than 160 local offices.* There are over 1,500 administrative law judges (ALJs) who preside over the hearings and give either a denial, a fully favorable or partially favorable decision.
The Sunshine State: one of the most litigious states in our union and the third largest by population. It’s estimated that Florida has over 80,000 practicing attorneys, making it one of the most competitive legal advertising spaces. While there are many things that make Florida unique, there are also universal lessons to be learned from a marketing standpoint.
Most people are under the impression that Florida only has one season – some kind of eternal summer. In reality, the four seasons are Tourist, Spring Break, Hurricane, and Snowbird…
You’ve probably read countless articles about why you should be blogging. But writing and posting a blog is just half the battle. You then need people to actually read your blog for it to be successful and for your firm’s site to reap the benefits. So, why is no one reading your blog?