The Best Social Network For Lawyers, or Anyone, Is…

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 17 Comments

An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member.  The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.
I will share my answer with you here in case you are working through the same thought process.
This is an interesting and important question.  I’ve spent the past …

SERIOUSLY, DO YOUR CLIENTS KNOW?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Myrland Marketing Moments, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal 7 Comments

Yesterday’s Myrland Marketing Moment, which is my 120ish-character marketing suggestion I send out on all forms of Social Media, was this:
Myrland Marketing Moment: We strive for clients to know, like & trust us.  Do we let clients know how we feel about them?
I’ve been in legal and professional services marketing for a long time, and one of the goals has …

Twitter & Social Media For Firms: Do What’s Right For You But Don’t Ignore It

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In order to stay in touch with what is on the minds of  those I serve regarding Social Media, I recently asked a question about Twitter:
“If you are not using Twitter, can you share your thoughts with me…is it discomfort, time, unfamiliarity,you don’t like to network, you think it’s silly, aren’t sure how it fits in to your current marketing …

SHOULD LAW FIRMS BAN USE OF FACEBOOK AT WORK?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal 11 Comments

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I predict that we will look back on this discussion in a few years, and find it hard to believe we were dealing with this.
Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Martindale-Hubbell Connected, or any of a number of other Social Media networking sites, when managed strategically, they have the potential to serve your firm’s business and marketing plans in …

TWITTER BASICS – DON’T EVER FEEL DUMB!

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I’m a member of a group on LinkedIn called Social Media Marketing. In that group, someone started a discussion by asking a very basic Twitter question, and even stating he felt dumb to ask such a question. I wrote an answer to him, and thought I might as well share it with you too!
Important Note: Please keep in mind these …

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME

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This morning I read and commented on a blog post that my friend, Kevin O’Keefe, owner of LexBlog, wrote.  It was about seizing the moment, and it got me thinking, so I left the following comment, and thought I would share it with you as well. 
There has never been a better time to take a risk.    I tell my …

MAKE YOURSELF AN INSIDER

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This is the Myrland Marketing Moment I shared on Twitter, Facebook & other media today:
“Myrland Marketing Moment: As you get busy catching up today, STOP! Call one client just to see how they are doing.”
You might be wondering what this has to do with marketing. It has everything to do with marketing! Marketing in its most basic form is the process …