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Tweet With Authority!

Tips to stand tall among the Twitter flock

Twitter currently has 310 million monthly active users. There’s a whole world of people to reach! If you’re seeking more engagement with your tweets, things like formatting and timing are key. Once you establish your marketing objective and know your goals, use these tips to help get noticed and increase traffic.

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Lense

Got a DSLR For The Holidays?

7 Beginner Tips for Better Photos

You have a shiny, new DSLR camera and you want to use it beyond pointing and shooting. Here are some tips to help you get started!

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The changing landscape of regulation

Rethinking the Humble Bio

Let's bring your attorneys to life.

At Herrmann, we believe that a critical goal for any website is to connect emotionally with its audiences. On a law firm website, there is arguably no greater way to spark that connection than through the attorney biographies. And yet, so many law firm websites treat their bio pages as an obligatory effort. Awkward yearbook style headshot? Check. Contact information? Check. Professional history and educational pedigree? Check and check.  It's not necessarily that this structure is bad, but there is a glaring opportunity missed when clinging tightly to this format.

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HerrmannEasyEdit 4.0 CMS Responsive Website Design

What were we thinking?

Reimagining a platform, rebuilding an experience.

We are thrilled to announce the latest release of our industry-leading content management system, HerrmannEasyEdit 4.0. Completely rebuilt from the ground up, version 4.0 features an entirely new system architecture, a fully responsive interface, a more intuitive user experience and countless other updates and enhancements.

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Engage Emotionally

The power of visual storytelling.

If you follow the trends of interactive design—and we do—the one theme that consistently emerges is that change is constant. After all, it was only a few short years ago that responsive design was just a promising theory. Now it is a cornerstone of any redesign strategy. Point is, things change on the web. A lot. That's what makes it so wonderful. It's an evolving platform, and we're still very much witnessing its infancy. But of all the trends in recent years, the shift to visual storytelling is far and away our favorite. What exactly does that mean? Glad you asked.

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5 Tips for Establishing Effective Vendor Relationships

Prevent your project from being derailed with these tips for project management

Project management requires a clear plan of attack as well as buy-in from your firm’s leadership, your team members and your vendors. Here are a few tips to help you establish effective vendor relationships that will allow you to stay on target and on deadline.

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Orange is the New Blue

How is your firm standing out in a sea of blue and navy?

The graphic, fashion, and interior design worlds rethink color several times every year. While that level of diligence may be excessive for law firms, we sometimes ignore this freedom. The apprehension to considering change often comes at a cost. In a society that is in a constant state of reinvention, it is advantageous for law firms to question long-held beliefs about color and reconsider how it is used in their brand identities.

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Reading Between the Lines:

What Legal Marketers Can Learn From Client Feedback

Back in 2011, a LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell study found that nearly half of law firms around the world were soliciting feedback from their clients via in-person or telephone interviews, surveys or other formal information-gathering processes.

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Ferrari dreams? Ford budget?

Today's websites deliver both.

If you’ve been dreaming of a sleek, stylish website for your law firm that delivers the head-turning quotient of a Ferrari, but think it can’t be done on a Ford budget, you might be pleasantly surprised.

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Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design - A Must-Have for True Accessibility

Investing in a responsive site now pays off in the long run

In 2014, Internet usage on mobile devices exceeded PC usage for the first time in history, symbolizing the inevitable change in landscape of how businesses are reaching their target audiences and vice versa.

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Keeping Up With the Millennials

How is your firm preparing for the next generation of rainmakers?

A solstice of sorts is on the horizon. In 2020, millennials will become the majority in the workplace. With that inevitable shift on the way, what should partners – the majority of whom hail from the baby boomer generation – be doing today to make their firms more competitive, more productive and more in sync with those who will be soon be carrying the torch?

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Ipad Tablet Cell Phones

Online & On Target

Why today's law firms should embrace a robust digital marketing strategy

Maybe your firm’s been on the fence about making the leap into digital advertising. Or perhaps you’re debating the pros and cons of committing a larger percentage of your budget on ads delivered to laptops, desktops, tablets or smartphones. If either describes your dilemma, here’s a projection that may propel you to take action:

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