Monthly Archives: October 2007


By Gerry Oginski, Esq.


You have a website, but there’s no way for you to personally interact and connect with potential clients who visit your site. Visitors to your site want answers to their problems. That’s why they’ve done a search and have found your website. If you remain faceless and impersonal they’ll go elsewhere for legal help.

It’s a proven fact that websites with photos are more likely to get a prospective client to read what you have on your site. Your nice, smiling, photo creates a basic comfort level for readers. But it has limited value. The reader wants to know who this smiling person is. Can this lawyer help me? What does he sound like? Does he look and sound confident? Can I trust him?

Unfortunately, a photo of you in front of a wall of legal books tells your potential client nothing, except that you dress well, and like to stand in front of a law library.

If you continue to use your website to advertise your services without more personal interaction, you’re losing out to your competitors. The smart ones have already started to use video on their websites. In fact, your colleagues… Continue reading


I think that video is the future and you’re looking 5 years down the road, I think that the importance of television and radio are going to diminish and the importance of internet is going to rise. I think that anybody seeking to get a competitive advantage in their market needs to take the initiative and work on that now. And this is an opportunity to get in ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage.

Steve Kramer
Kramer Law Firm