Client reviews are vital to the success of any business, including your law firm. You’d be hard-pressed to find a prosperous business or law firm that doesn’t have favorable reviews published online. Google loves reviews, consumers love reviews, and you’ll love the business that positive reviews bring to your firm. Online reviews should play a […]
The Transformation of Law Practice – From Personal Referrals to Online Reviews
There was a time when people had “their lawyer”. The reliable, trusted, go-to person who would handle all legal matters that life presented. Things are quite different today as most folks no longer rely on just one lawyer to handle all the legal issues that arise in life, whether it be negotiation of a prenuptial […]
How Attorneys Can Protect Their Online Reputation
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That is why your online reputation and Google results are so important. Competition among attorneys is fierce and to make sure that what your potential clients are seeing and reading about you is accurate; you need to be proactive in managing your online search […]
Using the Law to Protect Your Online Reputation
Reviews are very important these days. Eighty-five percent of consumers say that they read online reviews for local businesses to determine whether these businesses are good or not. But with more people reading and posting reviews, you need to make sure you are protecting your good reputation. Part of reputation management is monitoring review sites […]
Yelp For Attorneys: Marketing Opportunity or Reputation Nightmare?
Good reviews are a great way to connect with new clients and build your business. Avvo and LinkedIn are preferred places for attorneys to share reviews. But last spring, an online survey claimed that Yelp is the most popular and trusted website for legal reviews. I read the report shortly after it was published and […]
Why are client reviews so important for attorneys?
With more consumers using the web to post reviews, you need to make sure you are protecting your good reputation. Avvo, LinkedIn, and your own website are the best places to have reviews. When someone searches for “your name and review” you want these websites to come up first. I can’t emphasize enough how important […]
How to Manage Your Online Reputation
These days an individual’s or law firm’s reputation can be enhanced or tarnished by what appears in search engine results. This is because so many people rely on online reviews. Check out these recent statistics from at 2013 ReviewTracker article: 85 percent of consumers say that they read online reviews for local businesses to determine […]
How can I keep tabs on my name online?
Monitoring your reputation online can be time-consuming. You want to make sure you’re visiting review sites and searching for your name every day. There are several tools that can make this a lot easier. One of the simplest is Google Alerts. This free service from Google allows you to type in any search term, such […]
Attorney Reviews Boost Business
Client reviews are one of the most valuable factors for building your business. Asking a happy client to write a few words about the quality of your work and the help you provided shows prospects that you are a knowledgeable, credible and trustworthy attorney. Ratings and reviews are the digital equivalent of “word of mouth” […]
Legal Search Marketing – How to Protect Your Online Reputation
By Ian Bardorf What do prospects find when they look for you online? They may find your firm’s website, your LinkedIn and Avvo profiles, blog posts or videos, your Facebook business page, and glowing reviews of your services. But what if your website is listed last or, even worse, not listed at all on the […]