LMME 039 : How to Write a Newspaper Ad for Your Law Firm (Part 1)

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How to write a newspaper ad for your law firmHave you ever wondered how to write a newspaper ad for your law firm?  There are good ways and bad ways to do this, and I go through these strategies in this podcast.  I decided to take a little bit different angle with today’s podcast.  Rather than going through an outline, point by point, I decided to go “rogue” and answer some listener questions – completely off the cuff.  This is one episode that you do not want to miss.  I start with responding to an attorney that wants to publish a “tombstone” ad for a mere $1,000 in his local paper, and move on from there…

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In this particular episode, you will learn:

This is the first in a two-part series where I will be asking questions related to legal marketing.  I realize that there are only  Here are the questions I answered this week:

  1. What is the best way to craft a newspaper ad to gather new business?
  2. Why you shouldn’t even include the name of your firm in your newspaper ad (I’m crazy, I realize that…)
  3. Why you are better off burning your money than running a tombstone ad.
  4. What should I put on the back of my business card… and what you SHOULDN’T put on the back of the card…
  5. Should I be spending thousands of dollars on SEO experts/consultants? (Uh…. no.  Here’s why.)
  6. How do you know when to fire a client who isn’t paying your bill?  (Do I really need to answer this?)

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