A picture is worth a thousand words. With a business perspective, pictures help in boosting traffic, generating new leads, increasing revenue and growing business. A relevant picture allows viewers to connect more fully with the written content. They create an impression and determine whether a viewer will remain on and return to a website, purchase something from a website, or even hire a lawyer.
The content we present to our clients online, matters a lot. It makes a difference to the average consumer, including attorney photos. Attorney photos can be a key factor in whether a potential client hires a law firm for their legal needs or continues searching for a new attorney. When it comes to strategies for an effective legal marketing, attorney photos are a key factor, and should be incorporated in the best way possible.
Every consumer enjoys looking at pictures. A website which is aesthetically pleasing will generate more traffic than one that is not very pleasing to the eye. An interesting photo will encourage them to keep reading and to remain on a web page. Attorney’s personal pictures and their biography pages are often the most visited content on law firm websites. Hence, an important reason why images should be well-done and professionally presented. A well-presented image acts as the face of a law firm, it helps clients become more comfortable with the law firm’s team and can also influence their decision to hire a specific law firm.
Let us look at the advantages which pictures provide, especially when considering an effective legal marketing strategy.
Photos provide SEO advantages : The quality and relevance of our images has a direct relation with a firm’s ranking. Better quality implies an increased ranking for law firm website. For example, if a law firm publishes an article about motor vehicle crashes with heavy-duty trucks, and includes relevant photos of motor vehicle accidents, google and other search engines will use those images to prove whether the article or website content is focused on what the title illustrates. Relevant photos will add reliability and credibility to our website, thus adding to the ranking of your search engines.
Photos demonstrate brand identity: Web design of a law firm should be set up in such a way that it sets them apart from other law firms. The content which we publish should establish a unique identity for our law firm. The photos which we present on our website should show strength and compassion while delivering the right message to our client. Therefore, every photo must be carefully chosen.
Shareable photos increase traffic: Photos on a law firm’s website must be shareable to increase viewings and pull potential visitors to the website. For example, photos with a story attached to them will help to recruit clients, especially if the information is shared on a social media platform or via email. The shareability of attorney photos is a key component of a growing law firm’s social media and marketing strategy.Effective photos should be captivating and be shown along with pertinent information, interesting stories, or key details of the law practice. All shareable photos should promote and direct visitors to the firm’s website.
With all the advantages mentioned above, let us move on to our next important question, how can we improve our website photos?
The quality and composition of attorney photos makes some photos more effective and influential than others. Visual content that is high quality will increase website traffic, while the ones with low-quality or unattractive images will lessen a website’s traffic and its ability to generate leads.
Use of the environment: Attorney pictures does not always mean boring office photos, with the attorney sitting behind their work desk. Taking photos outdoors, at a local landmark, near the courthouse, or in a close city will allow viewers to relate better to a law firm’s team. Outdoor lighting can make photos more vibrant and engaging. Using the environment will improve photos and make them more attractive to future clients.
Use of body language and posing: Conveying a message with photos helps establish the brand and sets the law firm apart from their competition. Body language and poses can enrich our photos. For example, standing up and facing the camera illustrates the power, while sitting and looking away indicates a passive personality. Looking active in pictures is also a beneficial characteristic that generates interest and new leads. Presenting a picture of an attorney working with and interacting with a client helps viewers relate to the attorney more positively.
Use of a professional photographer: a professional photographer to take attorney photos is a good way to stand out from the competition. The high-quality photos a professional photographer captures can attract and influence future clients. If prospective client sees our firm as qualified, relatable, and compassionate, they will be more likely to employ our law firm to help with their legal issues. Quality photographs indicate quality service. Professional pictures will bring clients to our site, keep them there, and could be the difference between hiring our firm or continuing their search for an attorney.
Use of color: Color plays an important part in demonstrating a law firm’s brand and identity. Certain colors symbolize strength, trust, and compassion. Darker, deep colors often indicate vigor and power. A color scheme is more than just decoration; it should be a component of our strategy to attract and win clients. Choosing a color scheme and using it throughout the law firm’s website and as part of the marketing brand will set us apart from the competition and make the firm more memorable to possible clients.
To conclude, we can say, attorney photos may seem like a simple part of our website design, but they take on a much more significant role, as they could decide whether a potential client hires a firm or moves on to another law firm. Attorney photos create a great opportunity for law firms to attract potential clients to their website, build rapport and trust with future clients, and set their brand apart from other law firms.
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