Lawyer Leads | Pay Per Click vs. Pay Per Call

The goal of marketing is to generate more business and to develop brand awareness. For lawyers, generating more business means having the opportunity to represent more clients. The modern marketing plan is now dominated by online marketing strategies, with Pay-Per-Click being the go to for many industries. Pay-Per-Click does offer a powerful outlet for quickly drumming up website traffic. If you have a well planned sales funnel strategy implemented on your website, turning website traffic into paying clients can be achieved. The down side to Pay-Per-Click is the uncontrollable variables that relate to individual user purchasing behavior. When a person searches Google, Yahoo! or bing for legal representation, they are searching to fill a need. They are in essence in “Buy Mode“. Most online shoppers who are searching to fill a need perform commonly shared pre-buying procedures or steps. The first step is awareness, or when an online searcher finds your website and becomes familiar with the services you provide. The next step is consideration, or when a website visitor does further research into your legal practice by reading past client reviews or testimonials and by comparing you to your competitors. The final step is the decision and purchasing phase, or when a prospective client takes the plunge and makes a final decision to chooses your practice to represent them. Understanding that only a small portion of your paid web traffic will result in paying clients, you have to make sure that the return on your marketing investment makes sense. Pay-Per-Call services like the service Lawyer Lead Pages provides, may offer your practice a better marketing investment. A direct call to your practice is worth...

Don’t Settle For Blind Marketing

When developing your online marketing plan the first step is to find the mix that works best for you. Marketing budgets need to be used wisely. When deciding what avenues to explore try to utilize outlets that will complement each other. Utilize sources that offer transparency, do not settle for blind marketing. With today’s modern marketing solutions it is easier than ever to track the progress of your marketing dollars. You will need to monitor and fine tune your campaigns to maximize their performance. To stay on top of your online marketing efforts you will need to implement website analytical tracking to track website visitor activity. You will want to use tracking pixels within your website’s thank you pages and contact forms to monitor user conversions. Being able to monitor, interact and respond to your website traffic will allow you to perfect your online strategy. If you invest the time to implement these procedures and utilize these tools your website’s performance will increase and your marketing expenses will decrease. Learn how our company can help you to maximize your marketing budget by visiting our...

Advertising on Facebook

Facebook with it’s 1.59 billion users makes it a great outlet for advertising. Facebook’s advertising platform is very similar to Google Adwords. You have the option to pay per click or to pay for impressions. You have the ability to fine tune your targeting, by selecting from a variety of demographic and personal interest targeting variables. Facebook offers a unique advertising platform that is proving to be a very powerful tool for generating quality leads and business opportunities. Facebook allows you to create graphic and video ads. Ad’s are displayed on user profiles within their news feeds and sidebars. You have the ability to target either or both desktop and mobile users. Facebook provides transparent analytical data regarding your Ad’s performance. Like Google Adwords, Facebook advertising can also be expensive for highly competitive industries. To maximize your results on Facebook, you will need to create ads that capture the attention of your targeted market. You will need to continually monitor your Ad’s performance and adjust your ad’s settings when needed. To learn how we can help you with you online marketing efforts, please visit our website’s...

Finding Pay-Per-Click Success

Finding Pay-Per-Click success can take time and resources. Pay-Per-Click solutions provided by Google, Yahoo!, bing and Facebook offer some of the most transparent and measurable results possible. Most Pay-Per-Click outlets provide you with a way to easily monitor your click through and conversion results. The problem is that Pay-Per-Click can be expensive. When starting out, you may eat up your budget by using bad keywords or by poorly identifying the demographics of your targeted market. Industries with low competition can “clean up” with Pay-Per-Click, while other industries with higher competition may not have the same result. Competition drives up the price paid per click. When competition is high, a more fine tuned approach is needed. In the Legal Industry, lawyers are among the the list of highest paying Pay-Per-Click advertisers. With clicks costing upwards of $25 - $133 each, lawyers have to be strategic to maintain a profitable return on their marketing investments. Strategies that include GEO targeted ads, which focus ad placement within highly specific areas can help to cut down on direct competition, which lowers the average cost per click in most cases. When developing an online marketing plan, Pay-Per-Click can be a great inclusion within your mix, you just need to make sure you are continually monitoring your results and adjusting as needed. For more information on how we can help you with your online marketing efforts, please visit our website’s...

Website Optimization | SEO For Lawyers

Website optimization is vital to your website’s success. But what is it exactly? Search engine optimization is the act of preparing your website’s content and media to be easily crawled by search engines. By optimizing your content and media you make it more visible to search engines. Google, Yahoo! and bing crawl the internet visiting websites to read and store relevant information. When a user uses keywords to search for a product or service, search engines us the submitted keywords to deliver the most relevant search results possible. If a website is optimized correctly, it will have a better opportunity of being included within the top ranking search results. The terms “Organic”, “Natural” or “Earned” results describe website traffic that has been generated from optimization rather than paid traffic through outlets including Pay-Per-Click and affiliate marketing. Generating organic results is your goal. To achieve this goal your website’s content and media must include meta data in the form of: meta descriptions, titles, keywords, tags, alt descriptions and more. This vital data is what is used by search engines to help rank your website. Without proper SEO routines and efforts your website will suffer within search engines. To learn more about our full service website hosting and management solution, please visit our...