Online Marketing and Social Media For Your Business by Sacramento Area Attorney Terry L. Gilbeau

Terry L. Gilbeau

Practice Areas

Creditors’ rights, viagra 60mg Debt collection, Products liability, Commercial litigation, International Law, Business disputes

Advanced Degree(s): Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Admitted: State Bar of California (#275965)

Mr. Gilbeau accepted his law degree (Juris Doctor) at Northwestern California University School of Law (NWCU) in 2009. Prior, in 2006, he had completed a Bachelor of Science in Law degree, also at NWCU.

In 2011, he joined the faculty of NWCU as a Professor of Law.

Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Mr. Gilbeau had more than 20 years of experience as a forensic accountant, specializing in the identification and tracing of assets in debt and judgment recovery cases.

Our Philosophy

The Law Offices of Terry L. Gilbeau is a Northern California business law firm serving small-to-mid size business and individual clients in all aspects of business law, including creditors’ rights, business transactions and litigation, products liability, and international taxation and collections issues.

We are an alternative to the large, and sometimes impersonal, law firms. As a client, you should expect personal attention and effective representation at a reasonable cost. Your legal matters are important, and they should receive the prompt attention of your attorney and his support staff.

As your legal counsel, we will equip you with legal advice to assist you in making prudent decisions, and we will aggressively pursue your interests with zeal during the process. We are not just another law firm – we are your legal advocate.

What We Offer

  • Personalized representation
  • Multiple practice areas
  • Free Initial consultations
  • Flexible appointments
  • Convenient location

More About Us

Personalized Representation

The Law Offices of Terry L. Gilbeau are dedicated to providing personalized and professional representation to every client. Clients are encouraged to contact us whenever they have a question or concern about their case. Mr. Gilbeau recognizes that your legal matter, whatever the issue might be, is very important to you, and he will work aggressively to defend your legal rights.

Multiple Practice Areas

We offer a range or practice areas, including creditors’ rights, debt and judgment collection, products liability, commercial litigation and international law issues.

Free Initial Consultations

We provide free initial telephone and in-person consultations to every potential client.

Flexible Appointments

Our regular office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. We also offer appointments after hours, on weekends, and off-site.

Convenient Location

Our law offices are located near the junction of Interstate 80 and CA-65, about twenty miles east of Sacramento. From CA-65 north, exit at Blue Oaks Boulevard, head east, and turn north on to Lonetree Boulevard. Our modern office complex provides ample free parking, and our building is wheelchair-accessible.

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Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, hears a voice that tells him if he builds a baseball diamond in the middle of his corn field, “they will come.”  For many business owners, that voice is the Internet, calling them to build an online presence. There was a time, not so long ago, when a business could survive without a presence on the Internet.

Those days have now come and gone. People no longer rely on phone directories for information about a business. Instead, they power up their cell phones, tablets and computers for details. Unfortunately, if a company fails to show up in search engine results, it doesn’t exist. That being said, the Internet represents a low-cost method of advertising products or services. With the advent of social networking, a message that reached only hundreds in years past now has the potential to reach millions. In order to successfully harness the power of the Internet, businesses need to formulate comprehensive social networking plans. Before you start drafting your plan, consider the following questions:

Does my business need a website?

A personalized business website can serve as a foundation for your Internet presence. You can control your business’s message and its content. Obtaining a domain name is a simple process, and there is a wide variety of web hosting plans to suit any type of business. There are also companies that can develop your website. Remember, when it comes to websites, content is everything. Update your content regularly, using keywords – words and short phrases related to your business – on your web pages for search engine optimization. Properly worded content can increase the chances links to your website appear in “organic” or natural search results.

What is the best social network to join?

Most businesses open accounts with Facebook and Twitter to maintain relationships with their customers and clients as well as to attract new ones. There are other social networks gaining in popularity, and specialized social networks limited to certain groups are also available. If you already have a website, blogging is another avenue to connect with clients and customers. The keys to successful networking are consistency and knowing your audience. There is no reason to have a social networking account if you don’t use it. In your plan, decide if you want to post messages or blogs on a daily, weekly, biweekly or monthly basis. Some businesses develop content months in advance so it is readily available. The type of messages is also important. Some audiences like constant updates while others only want emails when a business releases a new product or launches a new service.

Do I need a privacy policy? 

When you decide to expand your business to the Internet, you will invariably collect and use information from visitors to your website or social networks. It is crucial to develop and post website usage and privacy policies for your users. These policies will communicate what type of information you collect and how you use it. Some states have laws prescribing what businesses must disclose in their usage and privacy policies. Attorneys that specialize in business transactions are well-versed in the language needed for your policies.

The digital age has arrived. If your business has made or is going to make a commitment to have an Internet presence, a little planning now will help ease your transition into this constantly evolving frontier.

The Law Offices of Terry L. Gilbeau provides personalized counsel to clients in a variety of business and personal matters, including creditors’ rights, debt collection, products liability and international transaction issues. His office is located in Rocklin, CA, just outside of Sacramento, CA, near Roseville, Lincoln, Auburn, in Placer County and can be reached at (916-626-5539) or email Terry at Click here for the firm website

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