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1. A Lack of Passion for your Practice will Lead to Financial Ruin
Just stating the obvious – we work more hours than the average professional. The work is intellectually demanding and adversarial in nature, which in and of itself creates a lot of stress, which can impact how much enjoy practicing law. Follow this article to get advice on how to make sure you retain your love and passion for your practice.
2. How a Virtual Office Helps Balance Being a Parent and a Solo Lawyer
Ask any solo lawyer what it takes to be successful as a lawyer, and you will hear, “You have to put your heart and soul into it. It takes hard work, determination, and love of the job.” Ask any mother or father what it takes to be successful as a parent, and they will say the same. Follow this article to learn how creative thinking and technology can help you balance your personal and professional lives.
3. Taking Extra Time Off Can Boost Your Solo Practice [Infographic]
40 hours a week is the standard for full-time employment. But for lawyers, working 50 to 70 hours isn’t unheard of. Even though lawyers often work long hours, they are no different than other professionals when it comes to the benefits of taking time off. Use this infographic to learn how taking time off can help you provide a better service to your clients, while also taking care of yourself.
4. 7 Ways to Launch a Mediocre Virtual Law Practice
When first starting a virtual law practice you are also planning for its future. If not done properly, you run the risk of setting yourself up for failure. See what other mistakes lawyers have made when launching their virtual law firms, and avoid running a mediocre practice.
5. Is Your Solo Practice Slowly Killing You? Legal Consultant Allison Shields Wants to Help [Interview]
Allison C. Shields, Esq., is president of Legal Ease Consulting, Inc. and the blogger behind LawyerMeltdown.com. We spoke with Allison to learn how she helps solo lawyers who are feeling overwhelmed from the stresses of being a self-employed attorney. Follow the conversation and use her advice to improve your own practice.
6. 5 Tips to Help You Avoid Setbacks in Your Solo Practice
Solo lawyers spend an incredible amount of time running around “putting out fires.” This constant balance between urgent “fires” and the consistent day-to-day work within a law practice can hinder your productivity. Use this article to get five tips from another successful solo lawyer on avoiding unnecessary setbacks within your practice.
7. What’s the Verdict on Your Website?
Your website is a key component of your practice, but it’s a missed opportunity if it’s approached the wrong way. It isn’t just source of information for your clients, it’s a digital doorway into the culture of your practice. This article highlights the top five mistakes lawyers make with their firm’s website.
8. Questions to Consider: Should Lawyers Outsource Content Marketing?
Content marketing is a vehicle for getting your voice heard by the right people at the right time. But there’s a steep learning curve that goes well beyond writing and many lawyers simply don’t have enough time while focusing on their business. This article helps lawyers decide whether they should outsource their practices’ content marketing or continue to do it themselves.
9. The Biggest Mistake Lawyers Make with Facebook Ads
Lawyers often tend to throw money at lead generation rather than thinking through the most efficient strategies. But posting ads up on social media without a plan can be a total waste of time and money. Use the examples in this article to create completing Facebook ads for your practice that get results.
10. Improve Your Follow-Up Strategy, Get More Clients [Infographic]
Who wouldn’t want to improve their chances of getting new clients by 391%? Follow the instructions within this infographic to learn how you can greatly improve your chances of converting leads into clients by changing the timing, frequency, and method you use for follow-up.