A business that needs a lawyer is not similar to the way they call a fireman or a plumber when they need help. This approach is reckless when it comes to legal matters. New businesses such as marketing, sales, staffing and just getting to improve the business can easily take priority over legal issues, particularly ones that don’t seem to be of immediate concern. However, good business planning also includes preventing problems and making sure the business is protected against potential trouble by working with an attorney early in the process.
Lawyers usually work 80 hours a week and their time becomes a valuable and irreplaceable resource. An excellent way to maximize relaxation time is to find activities that can help in improving your mental, physical, and emotional health. This way, you can hit two birds with one stone: (1) you can enjoy your time off, and, (2) you can become a happier and healthier lawyer. Improving Mental Health: Mental exhaustion is a real thing. Most people experience it through fatigue, dizziness, forgetfulness and, on rare and extreme occasions, physical pain from headaches and nausea. When you start to feel the Read More
One of the many marketing strategies that law firms are starting to use in order to market their practice is email marketing. Utilized by many because of its data and analytics, email marketing proves itself to be an effective tool for both big companies and startups. Discover why law firms should invest in email marketing this 2017. #1. It’s cheap and profitable. Email marketing is cheap and can generate a lot of business for you. Just set up an email service provider and start creating lists. You won’t only have the potential to close a new client, you will also Read More
1. The most essential point is to choose the right organizational structure for your law firm’s online presence. 2. The second technique is to put high quality content and material that includes both written words and video on your website. 3. Never squander any money and resources on marketing that is not measurable. If you can’t measure it, don’t do it. 4. When it comes to business development, start from the bottom, and that is your own clients. 5. Acquire referral sources. A lot of lawyers get most of their work from referrals, and that’s great, but the point is Read More
For David Bjornson, nurturing a business through its life cycle is personal (Disclaimer: Law, Blogging & David Bjornson does not own the rights to this article. This article was originally published in November 2007 by the Missoulian newspaper in its Movers and Shakers feature for the InBusiness column. We are also in no way affiliated with the newspaper and/or the author.) David Bjornson: Age: 51 Family: Father of a 15-year old son, Chase Hobbies: Loves to ski big powder in places like Whistler, British Columbia, Jackson Hole, Wyo., Park City, Utah Key traits: Notorious for downplaying his own brilliance, according to colleagues. Read More
Have you ever had a certain image of a lawyer in your head? Some people see lawyers as fast-talking folks in sleek suits with briefcases in hand. Sometimes, they can also be journalists who live to expose the truth. For us, they are the heroes who always put the bad guys in jail. And their most trusted weapon? The briefcase. Just in case anyone who is reading this does not know what a briefcase is, it is a narrow hard-sided box-shaped bag which is equipped with a handle and is used mainly for carrying documents. Lawyers commonly use briefcases to carry briefs to present to a Read More