Lawyers, What Are You Waiting For?

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The level of frustration among lawyers irritated because their cases and expertise aren’t being picked up by media is not decreasing. I continue to hear the same comments on a regular basis.
“This was a major case. Why didn’t anyone pick it up?”
“I’ve been doing this long enough that they should know to come to me for a comment on this …

Lawyers, Are You Drowning In A Mosh Pit of Content?

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How many emails, conversations, texts, phone calls, newspapers, blog posts, podcasts, YouTube and Facebook videos, trade journals, Snaps, and other pieces of information do you receive on a daily basis?
I don’t know about you, but I can’t even count the number. I imagine it is in the thousands by the time I add up all of the messages I am …

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 …

Lawyers, Are Your Competitors Spying On You?

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I was just listening to Pat Flynn record an episode of his podcast, Let’s Ask Pat. He was recording it on Periscope, a livestreaming app, allowing his viewers to watch live while he conducts business. He was answering a question from someone who was curious what to do when her competition follows her content. Pat inspired me to answer that …

Lawyers, Can We Please Talk About Auto Direct and Private Messages?

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Okay, raise your hands if, out of the blue, you’ve received a private message on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook that was so disconnected from your world that you wondered what that person was thinking.
Keep those hands up if you instantly formed a negative opinion of that person in your mind.
Keep it up if you thought or said something to yourself …

Coverage From #LMA16, The 2016 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

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We came. We learned. We networked. We had a huge family reunion.
We are the 1400 attendees of the 2016 Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, April 10-14, 2016.
The coverage was swift. It started prior to the conference, continued during the conference with a record number of live-Tweets (and I wasn’t even live-Tweeting this year, so I can’t take any credit!), …

Lawyers: Do These Questions About Social Media Sound Familiar?

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I write a lot about Social Media and Social Networking because I find that lawyers have many questions.
Many of you have shared those questions with me, such as:

Where do I start?
Who do I follow?
Which sites should I use?
How do I find the time?
What should I say once I’m there?
How do I sign up for the individual sites?
What is the correct …

Lawyers: Should You Follow Your Clients In Social Media?

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Last week, a friend asked if there was prevailing etiquette regarding attorneys following and connecting with general counsel and other clients in Social Media.
My answer: As with all marketing, I would take it on a case-by-case basis, but, yes, I would recommend you:

Follow them on Twitter, putting them in a special list or search column so you can find them …

It’s Official. You’re In Charge!

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It’s over. You no longer have to wait for someone else to promote you. You’re officially in charge!
Remember the days when you hoped a member of the media would pick up your story, your accomplishments, your firm name, your pro bono work, or some other worthy piece of information that showed what a decent person you were, and what a strong …

The ONE Thing You Must Do In Your Practice Every Day

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If you are more of a video person, there is a video version below from the live – streaming app that I use called Periscope.
You already know that you have to turn on the lights in your office.
You have to turn on your laptop.
You have to wake up the copier.
You have to pay your bills.
…and dozens of other duties that …