Brandmeyer Gilligan Dockstader & Davidson, LLP

How does your website look on a smartphone?

I have talked to various family lawyers and divorce professionals about having our marketing agency make their website smartphone friendly. Some have taken us up on it, but many gave us basically this comment: “It is not necessary. I can see my website OK on my smartphone.” This reaction reminds me of the reaction a lot of law firms gave me 15 years ago when we told them they needed to get a website for their business. Really, how does your website look on a smartphone?

Quite frankly, you cannot afford to have a website that is not smartphone friendly.

Make It A Habit To Google Your Name

Google your name – it is not because I am vain that I monitor my name through Google Alert and Google my name every now and then. It is because as a marketer, I know how important it is for me to protect my reputation online. My advice to you is to do the same thing.

Why do You have to Google Your Name?

To fully illustrate this point, I will use the example of a family lawyer. You will want to monitor and Google your name on a regular basis so that you may be aware of

How Much Should You Pay For A Website?

How Much Should You Pay For A Website? Are You Still Paying And Paying And Paying For Your Website?

I am always amazed as to how much more we will pay for the same thing that we can get elsewhere, just because we didn’t take a little bit of time to find out what we should be paying or to comparison shop.

When it comes to a major purchase, like the building, hosting and maintenance of a website, which promotes a professional business and can cost thousands of dollars, I have seen a lot of successful family lawyers, mediators, CDFAs etc. being what I called “Intelligent Dummies”.

Queen Elizabeth

Even The Queen Of England Has A Website. And A Decent One Too.

Are you surprised that the Queen of England and the British Monarchy has a website? You should not be, after all they have to market the Queen and the Monarchy too. Its time to get a website for you too.

Or did you think that they are so well known that no marketing is required? I’ll let you in on a little piece of intelligence, when there is a business, there is marketing. It’s Marketing 101.