Small Law Firm Marketing TipsWritten by Sarfaraz Nasir
As we all know that legal industry is one of most competitive industry today. Larger law firms often invest good portion in their marketing department to make sure that they are always in public eye. Now with help of Internet, Small law firms can reach out to public and give a good impression about their firm.
Here are some of marketing tips that could be useful:
1. Create a website with your own domain name (i.e. www.yourname.com). Do not go for a one page profile that many sites offer with sub domain name (i.e. yourname.somesite.com). These days creating and maintain a small site is cheaper than ever. You could have someone create your site for $100-$300 and host it for $5-$10 per month.
2. Make sure site looks professional and user friendly. I recommend studying some of related sites on Internet before having someone create yours.
3. Submit your site to all major search engines such as Google, MSN, AOL, Yahoo, iWon, Ask.com, Excite. Most traffic come from these top Search Engines. You donít have to submit your site to thousands of search engines. Try to do manual submit to these Search Engines.
Railroad Accident Lawyer Says: Buckle Your SeatbeltsWritten by Anna Henningsgaard
Massive train crashes seem dramatic stuff of movies and novels, billowing steam engines destined for disaster, fixed irreversibly on track to collide. Indeed, in 19th century train companies used head-on train collisions as a publicity stunt. The Crush Crash in Waco, Texas drew so many observers that Waco became, for one night, second largest city in state. Even this staged event ended in disaster, however, when a boiler burst and flying debris killed two in crowd. Unfortunately, this less-than-dramatic conclusion represents reality of train wrecks, and these days that reality is represented in lawsuits as soon as smoke clears.
Perhaps modern day railroads do not encounter anything so catastrophic as rerouted steam locomotive that caused a mountain to collapse in Ayn Randís Atlas Shrugged, but train crashes are still a major problem in United States. Train crashes injure more than 500 people every year, though deaths remain relatively rare. Aside from catastrophic collisions, railroad deaths usually occur at crossings, where trainís course crosses path of car traffic. The chances of dying in a car-train crash are ten times more likely than dying in a regular car collision.
Settlements with railroad companies for crashes can amount in millions of dollars, but this just reflects severity of injuries incurred in such accidents. Trains are currently set up in compartments to reduce distance people would fly in event of a major collision. However, safety experts with Federal Railroad Association have conducted full-scale crashes and found that dummies in such seats were flung up and over backs of seat compartments, some striking luggage racks. Seatbelts would prevent this sort of injury, but they are not a standard installment of most trains.