“HELP! I Need Video Marketing Help for my Legal Marketing!” he cried

He actually said that.

He was in a small law firm. He knew he needed video to market his law practice but couldn’t figure out what to do.

He’d created some videos before, but also couldn’t understand why nobody was watching them and nobody was calling from the videos.

I said “Let me take a look at your videos and see what’s going on.”

I looked at his legal marketing videos. They were awful. Terrible.

Here’s a short list of the problems I saw…

  • The video company put their name in front of his intro.
  • His intro graphics took 20 seconds.
  • He never introduced himself.
  • He was looking off camera.
  • His video was one minute long.
  • There was no call to action.
  • He was BORING.
  • His clients didn’t give a damn about what he was talking about.

I told him about all these problems.

I told him these are all fixable…even the one where he was boring. I think I offended him with this observation, but I don’t pull punches and he needed to hear it. It explained a lot.

All of his videos were the same. Same format. Same boring topics. Same camera angle. Same clothes. Same branded video with the video company’s name in front of his intro graphics. Ughh.

The good thing is that he was open and receptive to fixing these. The problem was that he couldn’t fix these specific videos. They were unfixable. He could either leave these up and create new ones, or simply take the old ones down and create new ones.

Since the old ones weren’t working and NOBODY was watching them, I recommended he take the old ones down and start from scratch. That was a good move on his part.

Do you need help with your legal marketing videos?

If you do, reach out. I’m here to help.

Call me at 516-487-8207.

The longer you wait to fix your video marketing problem, the longer it will be to have a video marketing solution.


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One thing I like about Lawyers Video Studio, is that it is work that is done largely by a lawyer – Gerry Oginski – who knows about law practice. He knows about clients, he knows what’s important to clients, and what kind of information is important to communicate. He’s also very technically astute and he has good technology and good people working with him, who have been very helpful in filming the videos that I have participated in. Gerry was very helpful in providing me with guidance on the tempo and how to present the subjects. I find Gerry’s guidance and direction to be very helpful. He helped me to think through what it is that the client needs to hear, what their perspective is, and to really focus the information on the audience. I would say that their process has been very useful, it’s been very informative. I feel like I have been very well guided in terms of how to go about the video process, how to think up the topics and how to present them. I would recommend Gerry Oginski’s video service.

Rich Beem
Beem Patent Law Firm