Practice Development Quick Reads For January 2019

What’s Really Wrong With Your Law Firm’s Website?

In my work with clients to maximize their website’s effectiveness, evaluating what’s not working is an important step in our analysis. If you’ve wondered how your website may be failing you, here are six questions you should be asking yourself.


‘Nice To Meet You… Here’s My Invoice’: Advice On Working With New Clients

As Allison Peryea notes, potential clients are taking a big leap of faith when they are reaching out to a new attorney, so make sure they know they are valued and that you are worthy of their trust.


The Ethics of E-mail Tracking Software and Web Bugs: More Complicated Than You Might Think

With advanced email software tracking our every move, the question of ethics in using the collected information becomes an important one to consider. Jim Calloway weighs in with his thoughts on your responsibility with using email in your practice.


New Billable Hour Tracking Tools Reignite Fee Debate

If you’re still using an hourly billing model, does it make sense to evaluate whether your practice might be better served (and more profitable) moving to an alternate way of charging for your services? With new tools at your disposal, maybe so.

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