Networking: Would You Rather Have A Root Canal? #LMA13

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA 2013 3 Comments

Because I’m getting ready to attend the LMA, Legal Marketing Association, Annual Conference next week, and presenting at the ALA, Association of Legal Administrators, conference the week after, I decided to share a few thoughts for those who would rather have a root canal, or maybe even 10 of them, instead of the pain of networking.
I understand there are people …

#LMA13: It’s Almost Time

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA 2013 4 Comments

It’s almost time.
There’s excitement, anticipation, nervousness and optimism in the air. You know what I’m talking about.
Friends old and new are about to gather in Las Vegas for the 2013 LMA International Annual Conference. Our Board of Directors, which I’m proud to be a part of, will be meeting for 2 days while 5 pre-conference sessions get underway.
As the …

We Must Never Lose Sight Of One Thing. It All Began With A Mouse. #LMA11

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Client Service and Retention, LMA, LMA11 Conference, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal 19 Comments

I just returned from a wonderful LMA, or Legal Marketing Association, annual conference, followed by vacation with my husband at Disney World.
I had a fantastic time at both, meeting and seeing new and old friends, learning, laughing, connecting, meeting, celebrating and having fun playing in one of the world’s largest playgrounds.
This was LMA’s 25th annual conference, and it showed. Attendance was …

Legal Marketing: What To Do Now That #LMA11 Is Almost Over

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Career Development & Education, LMA11 Conference 10 Comments

I’ve been attending the Legal Marketing Association’s 2011 Annual Conference for the past 3 days.  Right about now, I become slightly passionate about what I’ve experienced at the conference.  After last year’s conference, I was driven to write this post titled #LMA10 Conference – My Message To Marketers.
I tend to feel protective of lawyers and legal marketers.  You are …

The Top 10 Things You Can Do To Get Social At #LMA11

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA, LMA11 Conference, Networking, Social Media 11 Comments

It’s time.  Over a thousand legal marketing professionals wait a year for this.  The suspense looms large in firms all over the world.  An investment in knowledge, growth and relationships has been made.
LMA11 is shorthand for the Legal Marketing Association’s 2011 Annual Conference, where marketers from around the world come together to advance the legal profession and continue to learn …

DON’T BE A HIT AND RUN

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 1 Comment

As a result of the relationship we have developed via Social Media, specifically Twitter, lawyer and entrepreneur Susan Cartier Liebel, Founder of Solo Practice University, recently asked me if I would be interested in guest blogging on her Build A Solo Practice at SPU, or Solo Practice University, blog.  Solo Practice University is a successful web-based educational and professional networking community for …

#LMA10 Conference Part 1: My Message To Marketers

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Career Development & Education, LMA, LMA 2010, Staffing and Recruiting 3 Comments

Having just returned from the LMA annual conference in Denver, I find my mind is full of all things legal marketing.  I know, what’s new?!  That’s what I do for a living, right?  But this is different.  When I have the gift of being around over 800 legal marketers and attorneys, I become even more passionate in certain areas.  When …

The Great Legal Marketing Tweetup of 2010

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA Conference Tweet Summary, Social Media 12 Comments

In case you haven’t experienced a Tweetup, or aren’t even sure what one is, let me help.
Tweetups are simply an in-person meet up of Twitter users in a given geographic area.  They are an inclusive way of turning virtual relationships that started on Twitter in to the actual, face-to-face, let’s-take-this-relationship-to-the-next-level, kind, which is what we look to Social Media and …