Myrland Marketing Motivation: I Don’t Have Time.

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Myrland Marketing Motivation, A Little Virtual Encouragement To Start Your Week. More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing!
How many times do you think or say “I don’t have time?”
Let’s talk about that. What don’t you have time for?
What are you doing instead of what you should be doing?
Is it fear of the unknown that keeps you from …

Myrland Marketing Motivation: Why Do You Do What You Do?

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Myrland Marketing Motivation, A Little Virtual Encouragement To Start Your Week. More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing!
What about your job and career makes you feel fulfilled? Spend time today thinking about what kind of impact you want and need to have on others.
For example, my passion and fulfillment come from my desire to leave those I …

In Business, Personal Branding Is Important

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You know that knot you get in your stomach when anticipating a difficult or challenging person or situation?
Last week, I had that feeling as I was expecting a phone call. I was pretty sure of the outcome, but also knew there was a slight chance it could go either way. In this situation, it wasn’t the person who made me …

Marketing Revolution or Evolution?

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Marketing: Past, Present & Future
I just read an article on LinkedIn Today from Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group, and author of What’s the Future of Business. The article, The Future of Marketing is not about Marketing…It’s about YOU!, is about the state of marketing and communications in the past, present and future.
What really caught my attention is Brian’s observation that many are …

C’mon! It’s Time To Put On Your Big Kid Pants Already!

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Marketing Isn’t Always Easy
I know. I really do. I wasn’t born yesterday, and I didn’t just jump off the turnip truck.
You’re just too busy to do this marketing stuff. That’s why you have “people.” They do it for you, right? I understand.
Oh, you don’t have people and you don’t have time? Great, now it’s really not going to get done.
Hmmm…We …

Lawyers: Content Marketing Is Your Digital Handshake

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REMEMBER WHEN?
Remember the old days when advertising used to be the only way you could be certain your message was being communicated properly? I helped buy tens of thousands of dollars of TV, radio and billboards every year, and sometimes every month, when I was with Time Warner because it made the phones ring.
You could write press releases, but you …

Lawyers & Law Firms, Are You Paying Attention To Your Brand?

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SUSPEND YOUR SKEPTICISM
Put your skepticism on the shelf for just a few minutes, okay?
I know some of you think you don’t need a brand. You might be thinking:

Brands are just for cows.
Brands are for the consumer products’ companies, or for larger law firms, but not for yours.
“Branding” is what got Brobeck in financial trouble, thus causing their implosion because they …

IN MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, IT ALL COUNTS

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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 …

SOCIAL MEDIA: IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A QUICK FIX, MOVE ALONG

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Who among us wouldn’t love to find a marketing tool that would cause our phone to ring with…

Lots of clients
The right clients in the areas we serve
Those who know how to pay their bills
Those who LOVE us, I mean REALLY love us
Media who want to write about all the wonderful things we do
People who want to refer profitable business to …