#LetsAskNancy 002 – Lawyers: What Tone Should You Use In Social Media?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. 
You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player below, read it below that, or both!

 
One of the questions I am often asked is:
“What tone should I use when I post in social media, or when …

Lawyers, Are You Guilty of Committing Random Acts of Content?

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There is more to content marketing than meets the keyboard. Content marketing, which includes strategy, creation, and distribution, is part of carefully thought out marketing and business development strategy. You need to take the time to decide who all of your target audiences are, including all of the people, positions and roles within each targeted client organization, or you will …

What Is Inbound Marketing For Lawyers?

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I was reading an article on Inbound Marketing Myths by Michael Reynolds on Hubspot this morning that made me realize that some terms marketers use these days might be a little confusing. One of these terms is Inbound Marketing. We’re going to spend a few minutes on it today because I think it is important.
Michael simply defines Inbound Marketing like this:
“Inbound marketing …

Competition Watching? Who Cares!?

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During a MarketingProfs PRO webinar with Mack Collier just now, an attendee expressed concern in the chat room about not blogging because it will show competition what she is up to.
She asked:
“What about any concerns about blogging about topics/issues that may give competitors info about your services that you may not want them to know?  My client may not want …

Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

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EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER
We don’t have much time to grab our readers’ attention these days. They have so much on their plates, and more messages are being thrown their direction than at any time in history. More people are becoming content publishers by the minute, whether that be:

Blog posts like this one
A post on LinkedIn’s new Publisher platform
Updates on …

Content Marketing: Can It Be Done In Your Spare Time?

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I FIT IT IN WHEN I CAN
There’s a lot of talk these days about Content, Content Marketing and Content Strategy, isn’t there? You’re busy, so it’s easy to ignore the formality of it. You write what you can, when you can, about what you know.
Isn’t it enough that you are squirreling away enough time now and then to produce something …

Law Firms: When Making Announcements, Think Outside The Box

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A while back, Amazon’s release of the Kindle Fire provided an interesting case study for those of us who deal with communicating law firm news and announcements. There was an article on PR News that described Amazon’s press release about the Kindle Fire. They spread the release out over 14 Tweets.
Each Tweet plugged a different aspect of the new Kindle Fire …

What Is Inbound Marketing, & Why Is It Important For Lawyers & Law Firms?

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WHAT IS INBOUND MARKETING?
You can’t read too much about marketing these days without tripping on the common phrase Inbound Marketing.
It is an industry buzzword that serves to differentiate current, digitally-based marketing practices from traditional ones.
This means we are trying to attract interested people to us by creating and distributing content in the marketplace so that it is ready and waiting …

Get Them Talking, Then Get Called To The Table

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I just finished listening to a Legal Lunch and Learn webinar about Content Marketing and LinkedIn, featuring one of my favorite people of all time, Adrian Lurssen, Co-Founder of JD Supra, along with Peggy Heffner of Dechert LLP, and Patrick Baynes of PeopleLinx.
I will listen to anything and everything Adrian has to say, not only because I like him, but also …

Lawyers: Content, The Digital Breadcrumbs You Need To Spread

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In the legal profession, we tend to discuss Business Development a lot. It’s important.
It is, in its simplest terms, the process of developing new business, including the many steps that must be taken to attract the interest of potential clients, nurturing the interest they might have in us, developing a relationship with them along the way, finding ways to help …