IN MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, IT ALL COUNTS

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, Marketing Strategy Leave a Comment

A version of this post was originally published in the Legal Marketing Association’s (LMA) Midwest Chapter publication, In The Loop.
We’re nearing the end of Q1, and about this time we are all beginning to think one of three things:

We wrote our marketing and business development plans, but we’ve been too busy to concentrate on them. {{sigh}}
Yet another year has slipped by without …

ARE MARKETING CLIFFS AS DANGEROUS AS FISCAL CLIFFS?

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A Little History
We are all aware of the term “fiscal cliff” these days because of the tax and spend cuts and increases that have loomed large over Washington, DC, and the rest of the United States the past several months.
I won’t bore you by rehashing all of the details because you can find 717 million results if you Google the …

YOUR CHOICE: BUSINESS OR HOBBY?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy 4 Comments

It’s Not Easy Out There, Is It?
There are many demands on your time.

There are days when you are expected to do the work of 5 people.
You have an inbox that is intimidating at best.
You have research that was due yesterday.
You have a new client whose hand you want and need to hold.
You have a laptop that keeps crashing.
You have …

WHAT THE FACEBOOK IPO CAN TEACH US ABOUT MARKETING & BUSINESS STRATEGY

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 2 Comments

This morning I read an interesting post about the Facebook IPO by Innosight Manager Rebecca Waber on one of Harvard Business Review’s blogs.  It was titled The Facebook Investor You Never Want To Become.
Rebecca writes about the approach used by many investors of Facebook stock, which was to use “availability bias” in making their decision to buy the stock. Rebecca tells us …

THERE SHOULD BE NO SURPRISES

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Client Satisfaction Interviews 10 Comments

Today I saw an interesting discussion fly by on Twitter.  Social Media Consultant Adrian Dayton and Law Practice Management Consultant Ron Friedmann were discussing Adrian’s recent article on Law.com titled Which Law Firm Owns The Most Digital Real Estate.
In his post, Adrian wrote about BigLaw being behind in the creation of digital real estate via blogs compared to smaller firms.
As …

SHOULD YOU BE USING SOCIAL MEDIA?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 10 Comments

There’s a lot of excitement out there revolving around Social Media, and how to use it to build relationships and grow your business.
It’s easy to get excited, or feel passionate, about these relatively new tools as they have the ability to distribute our messages, advance our causes, find those from whom to learn and share our knowledge with people all …