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Of all the offerings from internet giant Google, a robust Google My Business account should be one of the first goals for any company or law firm that wants to make sure they can be found online by the right audience. Google My Business was launched in 2014 as a free online tool to help local and national businesses become more visible on the Google search engine. Google My Business is integrated with other Google…
The proposed changes to the rules for lawyer advertising in Texas are on track to be submitted for official approval. The State Bar of Texas’ board of directors will have 120 days to consider the amended rules that are expected to be submitted by the Committee on Disciplinary Rules and Referenda in January. The committee […] The post New Advertising Rules for Texas Lawyers are One Step Closer to Reality appeared first on Muse Communications
The proposed changes to the rules for lawyer advertising in Texas are on track to be submitted for official approval. The State Bar of Texas’ board of directors will have 120 days to consider the amended rules that are expected to be submitted by the Committee on Disciplinary Rules and Referenda in January. The committee amended the original proposed changes after conducting public meetings over the summer and accepting additional input through the State Bar…
We all know those lawyers who seemingly turn up in every media report involving a legal issue. The “free” publicity these expert legal sources receive not only helps them build their public profiles but also enables them to grow their firms by staying top of mind and signing up new clients. The benefits of being an expert legal source are many. Becoming one is a reachable goal for those willing to devote the time and…
Earlier this month, Google announced a “site diversity change,” creating a window of opportunity for smaller law firms that have struggled to claim space on the first page of search engine results. While the change will not alter where websites are ranked in search results, it will impact the number of results from a single website domain and any subdomains. The new plan is intended to prevent a single website from monopolizing the…
Earlier this month, Google announced a “site diversity change,” creating a window of opportunity for smaller law firms that have struggled to claim space on the first page of search engine results. While the change will not alter where websites are ranked in search results, it will impact the number of results from a single website domain and any subdomains. The new plan is intended to prevent a single website from monopolizing the…
A lot has happened since my earlier update on the ongoing plan to revise the rules that govern lawyer advertising in Texas. In addition to a change in timing for a final vote, more than 200 pages of public comments have been submitted by attorneys from across the state. The most significant development is the decision by State Bar of Texas’ Committee on Rules and Referenda (CDRR) to scrap the original proposal and issue a…
A lot has happened since my earlier update on the ongoing plan to revise the rules that govern lawyer advertising in Texas. In addition to a change in timing for a final vote, more than 200 pages of public comments have been submitted by attorneys from across the state. The most significant development is the decision by State Bar of Texas’ Committee on Rules and Referenda (CDRR) to scrap the original proposal and issue a…
Opening a new law firm is, admittedly, overwhelming. You have to find office space, establish a secure computer network, hire the right employees, buy office equipment, and accomplish a million other tasks. If you want to make sure your new firm has plenty of business, we’d like to add one more bucket of tasks: how you will market your new firm. In this post, I look at several areas that every new firm should consider…
Opening a new law firm is, admittedly, overwhelming. You have to find office space, establish a secure computer network, hire the right employees, buy office equipment, and accomplish a million other tasks. If you want to make sure your new firm has plenty of business, we’d like to add one more bucket of tasks: how you will market your new firm. In this post, I look at several areas that every new firm should consider…