The New Headnote is Here!

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As an attorney turned legal tech entrepreneur, I feel like I’m constantly trying to reinvent myself to get better and work smarter. This doesn’t just apply to myself and our team, it’s also true for our product itself. Every day we ask ourselves, how can we make Headnote better for our members? What would make … Continue reading The New Headnote is Here!

Are You Ready to Get Paid in Crypto?

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ve probably been hearing more and more about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. The legal industry in Silicon Valley and beyond is abuzz with questions, mainly about whether crypto can make the jump to becoming a mainstream form of payment for attorneys and … Continue reading Are You Ready to Get Paid in Crypto?

How Law Firms Can Give The Most Client-Friendly Payment Experience For The Lowest Transaction Fees

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Still waiting for that paper check to come in? You could minimize the fees you pay and the time it takes to get paid by starting to accept eCheck via direct bank to bank ACH payments from your clients. Interestingly, they are a perfect fit for the legal industry for a few reasons, most importantly … Continue reading How Law Firms Can Give The Most Client-Friendly Payment Experience For The Lowest Transaction Fees

Reduce Client Billing Friction in 2018 by Utilizing Good Time Tracking & Quick Invoicing

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One of the most common sources of client disputes for lawyers is around invoicing for time. “You’re charging me how much?!” “But, what were you actually doing during that time??” “I don’t remember all these charges!” Every lawyer would prefer to avoid client disputes. But unlike other types of client disputes (“But, I deserve a … Continue reading Reduce Client Billing Friction in 2018 by Utilizing Good Time Tracking & Quick Invoicing

Maximize Billable Hours by Automating Time Consuming Administrative Tasks

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If you’re like most lawyers practicing independently or in small firms, you’re probably doing so without a dedicated administrative professional at your disposal. Do you have an accurate estimate of how much of your time is spent performing administrative tasks to manage your small law firm or solo practice? How does that stack up against … Continue reading Maximize Billable Hours by Automating Time Consuming Administrative Tasks

Are You Ready To Close Out Your Firm’s 2017 Accounts Receivable With A Bang?

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It’s hard to believe it’s nearly December and you know what that means - time to bid adieu to 2017 and welcome 2018 with open arms. There’s nothing more satisfying than counting down to the new year with a glass of champagne in hand and the peace of mind that you’ve successfully closed out your … Continue reading Are You Ready To Close Out Your Firm’s 2017 Accounts Receivable With A Bang?

Learn From Some of The Best; A List of Recommended Books & Podcasts to Enjoy This Holiday Season

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When I was practicing as an attorney prior to starting my own legal tech company, I never really thought of myself as entrepreneurial. At least, that was never how I referred to myself. Self-starter, convention challenger, generally informed and certainly opinionated - yes, those things always felt like me. When both my attorney parents left … Continue reading Learn From Some of The Best; A List of Recommended Books & Podcasts to Enjoy This Holiday Season

Enhance Your Online Presence by Creating a Memorable First Impression with a Well-Designed Website

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Getting clients is important right? Here at Headnote we don't just want to help you manage the clients you're already working with, we want to help you every step of the way from new client engagement to getting paid for a case won and job well done. But it starts with finding the clients, and … Continue reading Enhance Your Online Presence by Creating a Memorable First Impression with a Well-Designed Website

Save time and appeal to more clients by offering a secure online payment option

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Ask yourself this: How often do you pay for goods and services using a credit card versus writing out a check, stuffing it in an envelope, licking a stamp, and dropping it in the mail?  It’s likely safe to assume that, like most other consumers, the bulk of your transactions are digital. Your clients are … Continue reading Save time and appeal to more clients by offering a secure online payment option

How to Keep Non-Billable Activities from Affecting Your Law Firm’s Productivity

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There’s probably a better way to be managing your small law firm or solo legal practice. Trust us, we’ve lost a lot of productivity performing manual non-billable tasks like hunting down invoices, following up on late payments, re-creating time sheets, searching for correspondence records, and all the other tasks that, while crucial to managing a … Continue reading How to Keep Non-Billable Activities from Affecting Your Law Firm’s Productivity

Surefire Ideas to Reignite Your Law Firm Marketing

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Considering ways to build out marketing materials or a digital strategy for your practice?  From incorporating social media hashtags (#objectoften) to updating your business card with something unique and personal, our list of law firm marketing ideas will help boost your audience and engagement--no matter your practice area or firm size.

Value Your Time. Make Law Firm Billing Easier With These 5 Best Practices

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You didn’t go to law school and become a lawyer to pursue the thrilling pleasure of legal billing, right? No. It is, however, a reality of managing a small law firm—one that is taking a lot of time away from billable hours and can introduce risk if done inaccurately. But following some road tested guidelines … Continue reading Value Your Time. Make Law Firm Billing Easier With These 5 Best Practices

How To Get Paid Faster & Avoid Billing Disputes With Clients

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One of the most common sources of client disputes for lawyers is around invoicing for time. “You’re charging me how much?!” “But, what were you actually doing during that time??” “I don’t remember all these charges!” Every lawyer would prefer to avoid client disputes. But unlike other types of client disputes (“But, I deserve a … Continue reading How To Get Paid Faster & Avoid Billing Disputes With Clients

Are admin tasks impeding your revenue growth?

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If you’re like most lawyers practicing independently or in small firms, you’re probably doing so without a dedicated administrative professional at your disposal. Do you have an accurate estimate of how much of your time is spent performing administrative tasks to manage your small law firm or solo practice? How does that stack up against … Continue reading Are admin tasks impeding your revenue growth?

5 Steps To Get Started With Law Firm SEO

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Entering the digital marketing space for your law firm can be filled with opportunities to grow your business, consume information and get distracted by gifs of cats. (Just keep scrolling!) Luckily, there are a few key things you can do that can tremendously improve your law firm SEO. SEO stands for ‘Search Engine Optimization’ and … Continue reading 5 Steps To Get Started With Law Firm SEO

Why small law firms should offer online payment to clients

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Ask yourself this: How often do you pay for goods and services using a credit card versus writing out a check, stuffing it in an envelope, licking a stamp, and dropping it in the mail?  It’s likely safe to assume that, like most other consumers, the bulk of your transactions are digital. Your clients are … Continue reading Why small law firms should offer online payment to clients

5 Best Practices for Easier Law Firm Billing

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You didn’t go to law school and become a lawyer to pursue the thrilling pleasure of legal billing, right? No. It is, however, a reality of managing a small law firm—one that is taking a lot of time away from billable hours and can introduce risk if done inaccurately. But following some road tested guidelines … Continue reading 5 Best Practices for Easier Law Firm Billing