Blog: Qualified Leads

Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Intake

Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Intake

You're doing great work marketing your firm — but is anyone closing all of these new leads? Richard Rosen of Red Zone Legal Marketing helps you put the finishing touches on your lead intake.

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New! Smith.ai Receptionists Can Run Conflict Checks for Your Law Firm

New! Smith.ai Receptionists Can Run Conflict Checks for Your Law Firm

Smith.ai receptionists can now check for conflicts of interest for your law firm during calls with new potential clients. It is increasingly common for law firms of all sizes to perform conflict checks digitally, but why do the work yourself when you can have your receptionist take care of it for you?

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Smith.ai Chat Now Integrates with ActiveCampaign

Smith.ai Chat Now Integrates with ActiveCampaign

You can now automatically send information from Smith.ai Chats to your ActiveCampaign CRM and automation platform. Follow-up with leads the smart way by syncing your systems and keeping in touch (with less work from you).

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New! Smith.ai Receptionists Can Now Send Follow-Up Texts & Emails to your Callers

New! Smith.ai Receptionists Can Now Send Follow-Up Texts & Emails to your Callers

Keep your leads warm with Smith.ai’s new Text & Email Follow-Up feature. While on the call, or immediately afterwards, our receptionists can send a text message, email, or both to your callers. We'll only send a text to the people who fit your criteria, and you can let us know exactly what to send (or we'll help you).

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Top 10 Business Gifts for Clients: Unique Presents That Won't Break the Bank (No Mugs or Pens!)

Top 10 Business Gifts for Clients: Unique Presents That Won't Break the Bank (No Mugs or Pens!)

Giving a gift to a client can be a cliche or a strong customer service decision. Plus it's a great way to connect as a human with your clients. How you execute it determines the effectiveness of the gift.

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Sell More with Live Chat and Chatbots

Sell More with Live Chat and Chatbots

Sales chat and chatbots are growing in popularity with both businesses and consumers. This guide gives specific tactics on successfully selling with chat.

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How to Calculate Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) For Your Business

How to Calculate Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) For Your Business

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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Top 3 Metrics to Measure Customer Service Quality

Top 3 Metrics to Measure Customer Service Quality

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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How to Create a Chatbot to Capture Leads (No Coding Skills Required!)

How to Create a Chatbot to Capture Leads (No Coding Skills Required!)

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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Our Top 9 Productivity Hacks: The Best Apps & Methods for Small Businesses

Our Top 9 Productivity Hacks: The Best Apps & Methods for Small Businesses

Need a bit of help maximizing your productivity? Consider these hacks and supporting tools that can increase your output, work satisfaction, and bottom line.

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Smith.ai Live Chat Now Staffed 24/7!

Smith.ai Live Chat Now Staffed 24/7!

We are excited to announce that we now answer web chats and text messages 24/7! Our skilled agents already qualify and assist potential new clients on your website, but now, with 24/7 live chat, we capture your overnight and weekend leads too. As always, we can screen your potential new clients and schedule consultations on your calendar, so you’ll arrive back in the office with qualified leads booked on your calendar instead of a list of messages to follow up on.

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How to Stop Unwanted Robocalls on Your Cell Phone & Landline

How to Stop Unwanted Robocalls on Your Cell Phone & Landline

Robocalls could be costing your businesses money and productivity. Learn how to stop these unwanted messages today.

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Sam Glover Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on Lawyerist Podcast

Sam Glover Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on Lawyerist Podcast

On a recent episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover and Maddy Martin discuss Smith.ai as an effective screening and scheduling solution for small firm lawyers whose potential clients value responsiveness by phone and online.

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Customer Screening Magic

Customer Screening Magic

Client screening revolves around a simple concept: don’t work with someone who does not fit your business. Jon Tobin, founder of Counsel for Creators LLP, explains how to determine your ideal clients, why and how to screen your potential clients, and what to do if your new lead doesn't fit your criteria.

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How to Sell Live Chat to Local Businesses

How to Sell Live Chat to Local Businesses

Local businesses have specific needs and can benefit in unique ways from implementing live chat. If you are a reseller, live chat can be a great option in your toolkit to offer businesses.

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How SMBs Improve Online Marketing Results with Chatbots

How SMBs Improve Online Marketing Results with Chatbots

Online marketing is often challenging for small companies that don't have massive budgets. When you are an SMB using digital marketing for lead generation, any advantage you can get is critical.

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Is Web Chat HIPAA Compliant?

Is Web Chat HIPAA Compliant?

Security issues are a major question today with the rise of hacking and data breaches. When using live chat, make sure you understand the best protocols for HIPAA compliance and reduce the risk in your company.

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VIDEO: Smith.ai & Lawmatics Webinar: Growth Tactics for the Modern Law Firm

VIDEO: Smith.ai & Lawmatics Webinar: Growth Tactics for the Modern Law Firm

In this webinar recording, Smith.ai's Maddy Martin and Matt Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Lawmatics, discuss how modern law firm owners can convert more leads by outsourcing and automating the right processes.

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Does Your Business Need 24/7 Live Chat Support?

Does Your Business Need 24/7 Live Chat Support?

If your small business is already using live chat effectively, you may consider whether 24/7 live chat support is right for you, or if chatbots will serve you best for after-hours web conversations.

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How to Handle Online Leads Who Want Legal Advice Through Your Web Chat Widget

How to Handle Online Leads Who Want Legal Advice Through Your Web Chat Widget

Web visitors commonly try to use the live chat widget on lawyers' websites to get free legal advice. Smith.ai Live Chat offers a "legal disclaimer" option and live, expert receptionists to turn questioners and tire kickers into qualified leads. Learn how Live Chat can maintain clear ethical boundaries and control of the conversation.

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