The modern trends in today’s technological age can sometimes make us confused and overwhelmed. Social media, being one of it, however, isn’t just a fad. In fact, it is increasingly becoming powerful. The main mover-and-shaker of this decade affecting all business industries is definitely social media. It appears that social media is here to stay thus businesses who haven’t adopted modern marketing strategies may inevitably suffer a big loss.
Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn have millions of active users making it highly attractive to market and advertise products and services. Not only that marketing and advertising campaigns can be created in a personalised tone, it also is relatively cheaper and can reach a larger audience.
Modern marketing ninjas can attest that companies can generate an immense exposure once a business become active in using social media. Law firms, especially now with the ongoing pressure for the legal industry to innovate, must take advantage and adopt social media marketing strategies the soonest possible.
Effective marketing strategies on social media not only will boost a legal firm’s profitability by connecting with its loyal clients as well as attracting new clients, it can also create constant visibility and build reputation online.
If you or your firm is still hesitant to make the move, read on below some of the most appealing advantages of adopting social media marketing strategies.
The ability to network with minimal restrictions
The use of social media can be compared to in-person networking, only this time it’s online. Law firms can connect with other professionals, influencers, clients and prospects by networking via social media. Not only that networking online can help firms reach larger audiences in different demographics, it is also cost-efficient, and without the need for much planning when it comes to schedule and geographic targets.
Brand awareness: Social Media can increase online visibility
Nowadays, clients are better-informed and researches first before patronizing a firm. Social media therefore can help professional services industries by reaching potential clients and providing a wealth of online information. Majority of clients uses social media now, and more and more service providers are taking advantage of this platform.
When syndicating content and increasing your legal firm’s visibility, it is wise to adopt cost-efficient yet highly effective digital marketing platforms like social media. It is the best place for
your clients to find you online, as well as increase your firm’s brand recognition to prospects since it can reach a broad audience.
It can also help firms monitor its brand awareness easily by gathering information within the platform. The firm can track what people are saying about it, it can track how many people your posts have reached, and analyze which content are well-responded or which are unpopular.
Social media can improve clients’ satisfaction and loyalty
To develop a large count of loyal clients, a firm needs to up their satisfaction rate. Social media can help law firms to regularly engage and develop quality relationship with its clients. Social media can provide a firm the ability to connect with its followers in a personal manner with the end goal of delivering a good customer experience. When clients feel that a firm is attentive to their needs, it makes them more loyal.
Credibility, Reputation, Authority: It helps a firm to be seen as an industry leader
A firm’s active participation on social media establishes its online reputation at the same time. A good online reputation makes a firm more credible. When a business is seen credible and responsive, it creates an aura of authority. Consistent and insightful content is a good way to be recognised as an industry leader which in turn helps your lead generation. Utilising social media can definitely build a firm’s online presence, and make it appear an expert of the industry.
Increased website traffic and higher conversion rates
Social media increases the firm’s online visibility making it a significant source of traffic to the website and also increases conversion rates. Social sites’ users may discover the firm through a content promotion, online conversations, etc.
Better Search Engine ranking
Although it does not directly influence SEO, social media sites can influence a firm’s search engine rankings by way of “link potential.” Regular and well-written content shared and posted on social media can reach more audience thereby creating more opportunities for linking and engagement. Factors such as these helps a website’s visibility on search engines as the algorithms will assume that the content is relevant.
Further advice and conclusion
If a law firm wants to survive in this highly digital age, it is essential for it to improve and embrace the new technologies and marketing strategies.
Take heed though, before jumping in make sure to carefully prepare and plan strategically. Firms should have a clear marketing plan, should know how to properly use social media, and should assign a person or a Social Media Manager who is knowledgeable in managing it. Otherwise, the supposed benefits a firm may get from it may turn into a debacle.