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1. Law Firm Cybersecurity: How Small Firms Can Protect Their Information
The rising number of data breaches makes it imperative that practices of any size take reasonable precautions to protect their client data. This article explains why small firms are a common target of cyber attacks and offers simple steps you can take to protect your information.
2. How Lawyers Get Video Marketing All Wrong
Video is one of the fastest growing forms of marketing for law firms; however, it can also be very easy to get wrong. Find out why some lawyers aren’t seeing the results they want with a video and learn best practices for creating videos that get clients to pick up the phone.
3. 4 Reasons Why “For Profit” Networking Groups Don’t Work For Solo Attorneys
Networking is key to an effective business development plan, but it’s important to make sure you’re spending your time with the right organization. Elder law and estate planning attorney Matthew Lenza outlines the flaws in the way “for profit” networking groups operate and why they might not be the best source of networking for solos.
4. ‘Evil Wall Street’ Giving Lawyers with Downtown Manhattan Office Space Unlikely Boost in Prestige
The sheer frequency of the “Evil Wall Street” rhetoric has created an awareness about Manhattan’s Financial District that extends far beyond the New York Metro area. To test this statement, we conducted an informal survey using Facebook and Quora. This article reviews the results of our survey and explains how the misconception about Wall Street may be an opportunity for out-of-town firms looking to elevate their prestige with a Manhattan office presence.
5. 4 Virtual Law Office Software Programs That Increase Productivity
You don’t have to be tied down to a brick-and-mortar location every day to run a successful law practice. Virtual law office software can save you time and money, while keeping client information secure. This article lists the best virtual law office software tools you can use to manage a successful practice at a low cost.
6. Your Biggest Mistake When Converting Law Firm Leads Into Clients
Too many lawyers have a bad habit of giving up on leads too soon. Spending more time nurturing leads will actually help you achieve better results with a smaller pool of prospects. This article details a system you can use to find success with persistence.
7. The Ethically Compliant Virtual Office in New York
Our profession has been under intense economic pressure for nearly a decade, forcing lawyers to seek more efficient ways to practice. Some lawyers are choosing to drastically reduce their firm’s office footprint, or eliminate it altogether by practicing virtually. Read this article to get a better understanding of the ethical rules regarding virtual offices for lawyers in New York City.
8. With a Better Follow-Up System, I Closed 3 Clients from 5 Inquiries
Many lawyers are afraid to follow up with prospective clients unless they schedule a consultation; however, this would mean that they’re missing out on a lot of new business. This article explains how to draft the perfect follow-up message for anyone who reaches out to your firm so you can maximize your marketing and close more new clients.
9. 4 Tips for Growing a Powerful LinkedIn Network
As a growing number of professionals spend more time on LinkedIn, lawyers have an unprecedented opportunity to cultivate relationships with colleagues and clients. Implementing these four easy steps can help you get started finding new business for your law firm using LinkedIn.
10. 5 Examples of how a Smart Mentor Can Elevate your Practice
Solo practice is a very different animal than working within a law firm. Therefore, one of the most impactful relationships that you can grow is one with a smart and experienced mentor. Here are five examples of how the right mentor can help elevate your firm and be a guiding light to your practice for years to come.