With over 7,000 legal blogs currently on the Internet, it is clear that legal blogging is alive and well. In fact, for the better part of a decade, law firms have incorporated blogs as a means of bringing in high-quality clients. Just as relationships and a solid reputation have always been the best strategies for building a successful law firm, a legal blog can be both a relationship and reputation accelerator. As the number of legal blogs continues to increase, the question arises as to what makes one legal blog successful and another much less successful? There are potentially a myriad of answers to this extremely important question.
As an attorney, you are probably well aware of the importance of a legal blog. It is often possible to quickly work your way up in Google results by doing nothing more than blogging on a regular basis. Of course the “regular basis” portion of that sentence is a crucial component of a successful legal blog. Since few attorneys have the necessary time to blog regularly, many incorporate a legal blog writer into their website strategy. While there are certainly many legal blog writers out there, the number of true professionals in the field narrows the field significantly. The following are the top blogging mistakes made by lawyers—and how a talented legal website writer can help you avoid these mistakes:
A professional legal content writer understands the nature of SEO writing and how to write blogs that will help your law firm’s website gain greater visibility. This means that searchers will find you—and your firm. Legal bloggers research and write blogs pertaining to your particular area(s) of legal practice–and that takes time. This time is spent not only writing, but also researching recent legal decisions, legal news and relevant legal information that is so important to your website.
At Ferrar Copywriters, we understand that attorneys are extremely busy practicing law. By writing and maintaining legal blogs for our clients, we are able to take a huge burden off the shoulder of our attorneys, so they can continue to focus on their clients.
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