Lawyers, This Approach Can Backfire On You

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Be very careful. If this is not your style, then suddenly adapting it because you think everyone else is doing it is going to backfire on you.
Lately, I have seen some people produce content that has them jumping at the camera and using bigger sounds and more drama in their audio. I am all for adding one’s personality to whatever …

Coverage From #LMA19, The 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

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Looking for new posts summarizing the #LMA19 conference? Head down to the green headings below for new content added regularly. Don’t forget to let me know if I’ve missed anything, okay? Thanks!
It’s time!
If you know me, and even if you don’t, about this time of year, I begin to get very excited. Not only do I get to see around …

Lawyers, Protect Client Confidentiality When Using Social Media

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I hear this concern often. Lawyers, legal marketing professionals, and others in law firms tell me that lawyers remain very concerned about how to stay out of trouble when posting in social media. They don’t want to jeopardize client relationships.
I Don’t Want To Get In Trouble
When conducting social media training, a common concern I run across has to do with …

You Damage More Than Your Own Personal Brand With Bad Online Behavior

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Fresh off of a webinar I co-hosted for the Legal Marketing Association last week titled “Personal Branding In The Age of Social & Digital Media,” where Clayton Dodds and I scratched the surface of how to define your personal brand, I was disappointed when the story broke about Sullivan & Cromwell’s high-profile partner, Francis “Frank” Aquila, who chose to lash …

Survey Says: Lawyers, Your Social and Digital Content Needs To Improve 

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Congratulations to Greentarget and Zeughauser Group for the release of The 2018 State of Digital and Content Marketing Survey, a refresh on their survey that serves to inform lawyers and legal marketers about the behaviors of in-house legal departments when it comes to their consumption of social, digital, and content marketing.
I like and respect this survey and always reference it when asked …

The Day Happiness Came To #LMA18 [Opening Session]

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We officially kicked off the LMA Annual Conference today in New Orleans talking about happiness with Catherine A. Sanderson, Ph. D. Catherine’s keynote, which she prefers to call a “talk” (because “who calls someone to have a keynote with them” when they care about them?) was titled The Science of Happiness.
What Does This Have To Do With Legal Marketing Professionals and …

How To Maximize Your #LMA18 Annual Conference Experience

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Some of you may know I recently attended #SMMW18, the 2018 Social Media Marketing World conference, which I really enjoyed because it was full of over 4,000 people who share my passion for all things social and digital media, and marketing strategy.
This year, I spent some time with my mostly online (now offline, too) friend, Jen Lehner, of Jen Lehner …

Coverage From #LMA18, The 2018 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

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It’s time.
The largest annual meeting of legal marketing and business development professionals from around the world is taking place in New Orleans April 9-11. If history even comes close to repeating itself, we will have:

Over 1500 business of law professionals
From 20 countries
Representing 46 out of 50 states
All 8 LMA governing regions
With titles of Director, Officer, Coordinator, Assistant, Specialist, Strategist, Consultant, …

Lawyers: What Does 2018 Have To Do With A Grocery Store?

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Have you ever gone to the grocery store on an empty stomach, or perhaps when you’re tired? Did you wander aimlessly around the aisles, throwing all kinds of food in your cart that looked good at the moment? You might have started in the pretty, fresh aisle, but ended up in the guts of the store, looking at all kinds …

Lawyers, Don’t You Dare Give Up On 2017!

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, Client Service and Retention, Lawyer Marketing, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal Leave a Comment

About this time of year, the articles encouraging you to begin thinking about your 2018 marketing and business development plan are plentiful.
Similar to when stores start decorating for the holidays in October, it somehow makes what comes in between October and the beginning of December feel less important, or less relevant. You just want to skip a few months to get …