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We like to write on all things connected to digital marketing for law firms.  Either browse through the postings below or use one of the categories, authors or date options on the left hand side to narrow your choices.  If something catches your eye, why not make a comment and start/join a/the discussion.

Pixel Pioneers Front-End Performance Workshop

Joe Dyer
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Your website's speed is one of the easiest and most important benchmarks used to gauge how well it's performing as a whole for your business - but it can often be overlooked and only considered, later down the line once a website's been launched....

5 Mistakes law firms make when redesigning their website

Rich Dibbins
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1. No project brief You wouldn’t go on a holiday without doing some form of research or planning first, so why would you design a website without knowing what you want? Writing a brief doesn’t need to be complex, it just needs to have the...

My First Month at Conscious

Alice Mitchell
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It’s been one month since I joined the Conscious team as a Copywriter, and what a whirlwind it has been (spoilers – in a good way). Just a few days after I started, I had an email conversation with our Managing Director of Stuff & Things,...

Step-by-step guide for taking great photos for social

Laura Morris
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Visuals are becoming increasingly important on social media these days. Did you know that 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual? Did you also know that people process visual information 60,000 times faster than text? *  Considering...

What's the point of this blog?

Ed Prior
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If you’ve been asked to write a blog for your firm’s website or have taken it upon yourself to do so because you’ve heard “blogging is good for business”, you may be asking yourself “what’s the point?”. The...

Return on Investment (ROI) Tracking for Law Firms

David Gilroy
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I was with a client earlier this week and the topic of conversation turned to how they can track the effectiveness of some SEO and PPC that they were considering?   The firm has a turnover of c. £12m with a marketing budget of 2.4% of...

4 reasons why you shouldn't buy followers

Laura Morris
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As the saying goes, if something seems too good to be true, then it probably is. As a Social Media Manager, I long for the days before the introduction of elaborate algorithms that have made getting your voice to cut through the ever-increasing noise on...

What does McDonalds and the UK legal industry have in common?

Rich Dibbins
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Earlier this week, I watched the documentary on around McDonalds and their business model. This blog is not about turning the legal industry into a “fast food style service” far from it. The key area I learned was over the years McDonalds has...

The Google Medic Update & Mobile-First Indexing

Chris Mundy
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The Google Medic Update & Mobile-First Indexing – The Impact on Law Firm’s Websites There are two factors that influence whether, where, how, and for which search terms any given page will be presented by Google in response to a...

LSAS 2018

Katie Blake
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On Tuesday 11 Sepember 2018, 76 delegates filled a room in the Ardencote Hotel. Minus a small fire and 3 people trying to fix a projector (thank you, Stephen Brown, for tweet) the event went to plan. First off, saw a very insightful law firm leader’s...

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