Network form drive

In a previous blog entry, I talked about the importance of setting up a network drive within your law firm.  I’ve also talked about the importance of having cloud-based practice management software. If you don’t have both (or at least one setup in your law firm), this is likely something you should do right away….

Are online legal directories useful?

Prior to the advent of online marketing, the phone book was a popular way in which to get business.  If a law firm really wanted to enhance their business, they would place a large advertisement in the phone book.  They would also enhance their size or font of their listing in the phone book.  Ultimately,…

Using the hashtag (#) in your law firm social media posts

If you have a law firm webpage, hopefully, you also have social media pages for your law firm.  Your social media pages should really be an extension of your webpage. On your social media pages, you can post updates on your law firm.  You might post useful articles and information on the area of law…

How you can save money on office equipment

If you have a law firm, you are likely going to need lots of equipment to make your office run efficiently.  This list can really seem almost endless when you break it down. Many law firms spend needlessly and excessively on their office equipment.  Versus buying their office equipment used or online, they go to…

Why you should take SEO advice with skepticism

If you have a law firm webpage, you are probably concerned about where your webpage ranks organically.  Where your webpage ranks organically can have a big effect on the success of your law firm. If your webpage shows at the top of relevant searches for your practice of law, this can be a huge boom…

Are You Using Cloud-Based Practice Management Software?

It used to be that law firms would run billing software on a network computer or individual computer in their offices. To access their billing software, they would need to physically be in the office. If lawyers were at home or on the road, there was no way to input time or access their billing…

Phone systems for your law firm

If you are trying to set up a phone system for your law firm, this can be a difficult decision.  The phone system you use can have a direct impact on the success of your law firm.  If clients and potential clients cannot reach you easily, it can hurt your business. Prior to VoIP, most law…

How to setup a network drive for your law firm

An important technological component of a law office is having a network drive that employees can access.  A network drive can create a central location for the important documents of the law firm. On the network drive, forms can be stored for use by the law firm.  The forms can be legal form templates.  It…

Should a law firm worry about search engine optimization?

Many law firms enlist a marketing firm of some variety to put together and manage their webpage.  The hope is the marketing company can handle the webpage marketing.  The law firm’s attorney can then go back to the practice of law. If the webpage ranks high on the organic search rankings, and the phone is…

Free e-mail program that can help law firms

Being able to read and organize e-mail is critical to the success of any law firm.  E-mail is how law firms communicate with their clients.  E-mail is often how people communicate internally.  In most law firms, it’s important to have the capability to save and archive e-mails. One program that works well and is absolutely…

Having Computer Skills Can Help Your Law Firm

If you have just started a law firm, having some technical or computer skills can go a long way in terms of making your law firm a success. Lots of law firms will spend significant sums of money having a computer and internet consulting firm help them on a multiplicity of levels.  This can be…

Order your law firm office supplies and equipment online

If you are running a law firm, there is an astronomical amount of supplies and equipment you need to keep your law firm moving.  Without these supplies and equipment, the law firm employees cannot get their jobs done.  In fact, the law firm can literally come to a screeching halt if these supplies are not…