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How Long is Long Enough for Your Blog Post?

When crafting a post for your law blog, you need to consider 2 things: where in the decision-making journey is the prospective client who is seeking information, and what matters most to you: getting comments, getting social shares, or getting more traffic to your website from search results? When someone first becomes aware that they have a legal issue, they research the topic and simultaneously begin to assess lawyers who [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Legal Natters|

Do Lawyers Need Alone Time to Rest and Recharge?

The BBC Magazine has just published the survey results from 18,000 people in 134 countries who took an online survey called the “Rest Test”. The survey was created by Hubbub, an international group of academics, mental health experts, and others to determine what rest means and how it is achieved (BBC Magazine, http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-37444982). The top 11 responses involved activities that are usually or always done alone. Not until item #12, [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Legal Natters|

CPD Interactive partners with VidVersity

CPD Interactive recently partnered with VidVersity to offer a brand new tool for law firms to easily and quickly create online video course content that is trackable for CPD and compliance purposes. With just a smart phone and a microphone, firms can capture new video or make use of existing video resources.  Upload your video to the VidVersity platform then it’s just 3 easy steps to your course launch:- 1. Cut and [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Legal Natters|

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

I was honoured to be attend the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards last week, where Lawyers Weekly recognises the achievements of women who have challenged, influenced or changed the practice of law in Australia.  It was a well attended event and I was privileged to be amongst such amazing women.  Congratulations to the all the deserving winners.   CPD Interactive provides online learning and CPD for lawyers.  Courses are available [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Legal Natters|

Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships Part 2

Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships, Part 2 Part 1 of this post, at Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships, demonstrated that the right communication with clients is important to preserving the lawyer-client relationship for both small and large firms. While most lawyers believe that they are doing a fine job, too many clients are dissatisfied with the type of communication they receive. While lawyers saw a good [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Legal Natters|

Better Client Retention Through Better Lawyer-Client Relationships

Better Client Retention Through Better Lawyer-Client Relationships, Part 1 You may be shocked to learn that lawyers routinely rate their own performance higher than do their clients. And this isn’t just true of the biggest egos at the biggest law firms. From the data available, this tendency to think a bit too highly of ourselves appears to be a profession-wide affliction. While it may be rather funny, it may also [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Legal Natters|

How to write your law blog content for robots

When you write your law blog, you expect human readers. But you may overlook that non-humans also read your blog posts. Bots, those search engine creepy crawlies that spend every nanosecond indexing content, need to be considered if prospective human clients, presumably your target market, are ever going to see your blog posts. Because there is a lot of content out there, bots (or spiders, crawlers, or robots) can’t index [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Legal Natters|

How to market your Practice Area with a Landing Page

So what is a landing page and why would your practice area ever consider one when your firm has a snazzy website? After all, your practice area is mentioned, right? But that is the very issue; your information blends in with all the other site information and probably can’t stand out. The firm website has numerous pages and covers a lot of territory. It has a menu that bounces visitors [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Legal Natters|

How to keep Millenials from escaping your law firm

The future of law firms depends, whether you like it or not, on Millennials. The lawyers in your firm born after 1982 tend to have a unique vision of a professionally rewarding workplace that law firms need to appreciate in order to retain talent. And should your traditional firm be working under the illusion that the young hires will learn to behave, think again. Research shows that they’ll just walk. [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Legal Natters|
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