Avvo Releases Online Marketing and Social Media Guide for Lawyers on New Lawyernomics Blog

Whitepaper available for free download at new legal marketing blog

Seattle, Wash — Avvo, the largest expert-only health and legal Q&A resource and directory (www.avvo.com), today announced the release of a free guide: Search Engine Marketing & Social Media Cheat Sheet for Lawyers.

The guide is available for download on Avvo’s new legal marketing blog that also launched today, Lawyernomics, featuring articles from an impressive lineup of lawyer contributing writers.

“Lawyernomics is a response to the palpable frustration among solo and small firm lawyers who want practical, actionable advice,” said Mark Britton, founder and CEO of Avvo. “We wanted a blog where lawyers can read an idea today and begin implementing it tomorrow.”

The purpose of the guide is to provide lawyers and legal marketers with a complete overview of online marketing best practices and tactics. Highlights include how to:

  • Leverage Search Engine Optimization to attract new clients
  • Profitability use paid advertising
  • Tap into the power of social media

Avvo’s social media guide provides an overview of the digital landscape, including how lawyers can maximize Avvo’s free marketing platform. Avvo drives more than 165,000 contacts each month to the 100,000 lawyers from across the United States that participates in the site.

Avvo’s Q&A forum, where eClients (people looking for legal information online) can ask a lawyer for free legal advice, receives 50,000 questions and answers each month. Avvo’s Q&A forum is backed by a professional directory that includes profiles and ratings for 90% of the practicing lawyers in the US. For lawyers, get started by searching for your Avvo profile.

About Avvo, Inc.
Avvo is the largest expert only medical and legal Q&A resource on the web that empowers consumers with the information and expert advice they need to confidently make the right decisions about their health and legal needs. Avvo is comprised of a free expert Q&A forum, where consumers can ask a lawyer or ask a doctor questions and receive answers from rated doctors and lawyers in their area; an extensive professional directory which features comprehensive professional profiles, patient and client reviews and peer endorsements; and the unbiased, industry-leading Avvo Rating for more than 90% of practicing doctors and lawyers in the U.S. Launched in 2007, Avvo is privately held, with funding from private investors, Benchmark Capital, Ignition Partners and DAG Ventures. For more information, visit www.avvo.com.