Five Common Law Firm Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

At Spotlight Branding, we've worked with hundreds of solo & small-firm lawyers across the country. As you can probably imagine, in that time we've worked with some attorneys that are fantastic at marketing themselves and their practice. We've worked with some who really struggle in this area. And we've worked with plenty who fall somewhere in between. I thought I'd take a few minutes today and share some of Read More

Your website. A Haunted House of Horrors?

When a visitor arrives at your law firm website, do they run away screaming like a kid who just saw a ghost? When they get to your website, are they greeted by the digital version of cobwebs and creaky old floors: A design that's 10 years out of date Broken functionality and links that don't work Intimidating (scary!) content that doesn't resonate with your target audience and doesn't reflect your Read More

How to Rise Above the Noise on Social Media

These days, social media feels like a digital war zone. Facebook and Twitter in particular. It's impossible to spend more than 30 seconds on my Facebook news feed without stumbling into a political flame war. Angry opinions everywhere... actual facts, hard to come by. The challenge for us, as business owners and marketers, is to figure out how to rise above the noise - how to build an engaging and effective social Read More

What Kind of Content Should You Publish On Your Website?

Whether you’re writing blog posts or coming up with content to put on your law firm’s social media accounts, it gets difficult to consistently come up with fresh material. Not only does your content need to be informative, but it needs to grab the audience’s attention, while also positioning you as a credible expert in your area of practice. Here are a few tips and resources that may be helpful when creating posts Read More

How to Tell When it’s Time for a New Website

Does your law firm need a new website? How can you tell? Let's break it down. It's probably time for a new website if... Your current website is not mobile-friendly. Approximately 50% of website traffic these days occurs on a mobile device - a smartphone or a tablet. So if your website isn't mobile-optimized, a huge percentage of the visitors to your site are going to have a poor experience. And, major search Read More

Why Your Website Should Offer a Free Resource

Offering a Free Resource on your law firm website - available to visitors for free, in exchange for their email address - is a big opportunity that many lawyers aren’t taking advantage of. Let’s talk about why. In fact, we refer to it as a “secret weapon” that you can deploy. Here are a few reasons why this is a big deal: Credibility. When you do research for yourself to find a professional in a certain Read More

How to Use the Internet to Drive Referrals

Referrals are the number one source of business for most solo & small law practices. But according to a Texas Tech survey, the average law firm is only receiving about 1/3 of the referrals they could be receiving from past clients. That means there's a huge opportunity to grow your business simply by doing a better job of cultivating your referral network. The really good news is that you can leverage the Read More

Which Social Media Channels Should You Use…And Why?

With all the social media channels out there, it can be challenging to decide where to invest your time and money, in order to best reach your audience. In this post, I'm going to go over the social media sites that we suggest lawyers focus on - and why. Facebook - There are over 1.28 BILLION active Facebook users, meaning they don't just have an account, they use the site at least once per day. Monthly visitors Read More

Build Trust with a Video FAQ Library

Building trust is a critical marketing goal for every lawyer. And video is one of the best tools for making this happen. Other than a face-to-face conversation, video is the best way to build rapport and establish trust with prospective clients. Video allows prospective clients to hear your voice, read your body language, etc. When posted on your website, video becomes a powerful marketing tool working for you Read More

Law Firm Marketing: How to Write an Effective Blog Post

Last week on Legal Marketing Live, Ben and I discussed the "anatomy" of an effective blog post. Today, I'm going to dive into the subject a bit further. Choosing your topic. The first step is deciding what to write about. I highly recommend that you focus your blog posts on practical questions and challenges that clients and potential clients are facing. If you get certain questions regularly during consultations, Read More

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“Spotlight Branding helped me create a blog that was awarded the 4th best in the country for my practice area.
Barry WaxLaw Offices of Barry M. WaxMiami, FL
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Gregory McCollumGreg McCollum Complete Legal Defense TeamMyrtle Beach, SC
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Christina HollwarthHollwarth Law Firm, PLLCLongview, TX
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“When I started with Spotlight Branding, I was a year into having my own practice.  After utilizing Spotlight’…
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Brielle MarkWeisberg Kainen Mark, Attorneys at LawMiami, FL
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Jeffrey HensleyHensley Legal Services, PLLCTulsa, OK
“From start to finish, Spotlight Branding has exceeded my expectations.  Their team of professionals jumped r…
Lori HulbertHulbert & Associates, LLCSterling, CO
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Jose BenitezThe Trembly Law FirmMiami, FL
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Bob Boeshaar Law Offices of Robert V. BoeshaarSeattle, WA
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Melissa PearceLaw Office of Melissa M. PearceMilford, MI
“I have been extremely pleased with Spotlight Branding. My website is beautiful and I LOVE it! Big applause fo…
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