Should you offer free consultations?

Should you offer free consultations?

Many lawyers feel conflicted about whether to offer free consultations or to charge a fee. On the one hand, free consultations are a great way to attract potential clients by providing them with the security of deciding who to hire before having to pay fees. It’s a good way to get people into your office, which gives you the chance to stand out above your competitors. But on the other hand, time is money. If you or your staff…

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Google Adds Video Enhancements to Search Console: Is Your Law Firm's Website Ready?

Google Adds Video Enhancements to Search Console: Is Your Law Firm’s Website Ready?

While internet speeds used to all but prohibit the use of embedded videos for law firm websites, that is no longer the case. In fact, last year, the average download speed in the United States was an impressive 93.98 Mbps, which is twice the global average of 46.25 Mbps. Given that the majority of Americans have the ability to seamlessly view an embedded video, more and more law firms are including videos on their website….

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Time to Get Serious About Your Law Firm Website’s Security

Time to Get Serious About Your Law Firm Website’s Security

What Google’s recent decision to start blocking mixed content means for your website

Recently, Google announced that starting in December of 2019, it will begin to block web pages that contain mixed content. Initially, Google is going to allow users to bypass the block by manually accepting a pop-up security warning. However, by the beginning of 2020, Google plans on implementing a complete block of all pages containing mixed content.

The impact of Google’s decision can be devastating for businesses…

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How to Write PPC Ads That Convert

How to Write PPC Ads That Convert

Google Ads — those little banners that appear at the top of Google searches — wield a lot of power. There are only three possible outcomes. 1. Someone searching for a lawyer in your area sees your Ad, clicks, and converts. 2. Someone clicks, but doesn’t convert. Or 3. Even if your Ad appears near the top of their search, a potential client might read it with glazed-over eyes. The copy doesn’t stand out, and it doesn’t speak to…

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