Staying competitive in today’s legal market takes a dominate Internet presence. Even the most reticent law firms are making significant investments in their online presence in the face of the diminishing returns and increasing cost of yellow page advertising.
2009 is the year it became official, according to TMP Directional Marketing, which used comScore date to determine usage rates:
Search engines rank first for the first time with 31% closely followed by print Yellow/White Pages (30%), online Yellow Page-type sites (19%) and local search sites (11%).
A closer look at those numbers shows that more than 6 of every 10 clients are selecting an attorney online, either through a search engine, online phone books or local search sites. Make 2014 the year you finally get serious about your legal internet marketing strategy.