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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Why you should be using Adwords Extensions

Why you should be using Adwords Extensions

With Google Search dominating search queries with around 65 percent of market share, Google AdWords can help small and large law firms increase their inbound leads. However, specific keywords can be expensive, due to the volume and competitiveness of searches involving such words. In fact, “Attorney” and “Lawyer” are the fourth and sixth most expensive keywords on AdWords respectively.

Therefore, it is imperative that the clicks you are receiving equate to quality leads and conversions. A way to…

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How to find the right content mix for your law firm

How to find the right content mix for your law firm

Bill Gates wrote his essay, “Content is King” in 1996. Twenty years later, the phrase still continues to dominate the online marketing world.

Companies in all industries are in a rush to produce as much content as possible, hoping that something sticks — that some piece of content will hit upon the magic mix of luck, quality and value and become a viral sensation.

This rush has created glut of articles, blogs, lists and posts that are…

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5 ways lawyers can boost their call to action performance

5 ways lawyers can boost their call to action performance

A call to action (CTA) is any element on a website that encourages visitors to take an action. Usually, a CTA comes in the form of a button or the combination of a button and a line of text. Calls to action can also be textual links, although this treatment should be used judiciously since text does not stand out as well on a page as a graphic or button. The most common CTAs on attorney websites are invitations…

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How attorneys can use remarketing to get more leads

How attorneys can use remarketing to get more leads

Successful marketing campaigns prompt people to take action. Whether the connection is direct — a prospect sees an advertisement and makes an immediate purchase decision — or the result of a sustained brand awareness effort, marketing works when people are convinced to do something.

In the case of law firm SEO, getting people to your website is step one. Once visitors have landed on your site, you must convince them to stay, look around and ultimately to contact your…

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Plan your marketing: 5 questions to ask before taking action

Plan your marketing: 5 questions to ask before taking action

Failure to plan is the downfall of many good ideas, and marketing is no exception. Before diving into a website redesign or PPC campaign, before making videos or starting a blog, you must first develop an understanding of whom you are marketing to and why they should hire you. This step is too often overlooked, perhaps because it seems simple: you’re marketing to people who need a lawyer, and they should hire you because you are the best.

To…

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How much your firm’s SEO rankings would cost in PPC

Law firms often look at their SEO investment in terms of increased rankings, web leads, phone calls, and other measurable improvements. But there is another way to look at your SEO investment, the pay-per-click value.

The pay-per-click (PPC) value looks at these elements:

1) Your search engine rankings in Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

2) The cost-per-click (CPC) for those keywords at their current position (i.e.,…

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