Content Isn’t King. It’s Emperor Of The Universe.

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Content Marketing, Social Media 2 Comments

Yesterday, I attended a webinar called “Beers, Blogs and Brands: A Comprehensive Approach To Law Firm Marketing,” sponsored by My Case, provider of web-based legal practice management software.
Sam Glover, lawyer, blogger and founder of Lawyerist, the law practice blog, was the guest presenter, and covered a lot of territory in an hour.
Sam broke his presentation down into these categories:

Brand vs. Reputation
The …

Lawyers: How To Beat Your Competition In The Content Sharing Game

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THE CONUNDRUM
A question was recently posted on one of the legal marketing forums I belong to, asking how attorneys can shorten the time-frame between deciding they want to post timely content in response to something going on in the world or in their practice area, and the seemingly endless need for wordsmithing and committee approval of every word that goes …

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 …

Are Younger Lawyers Naturally Better At Social Media?

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Are digital natives, those who were born in an era when electronic devices were prevalent and in their hands from the moment they were old enough to hold them, better equipped in this current era of social and digital media?
Let’s take a few minutes and discuss that because I can shed a little light on the differences between digital natives …

The 3 Main Reasons Lawyers Should Use LinkedIn

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How many times have you gone to an event, maybe a conference or a business after hours, or even just a social event with friends, and a new acquaintance sends you an invitation to connect on LinkedIn? You might have seen the notice in a LinkedIn email or on the app itself.
Maybe you collected that person’s business card. I know, …

Lawyers, Does It Really Matter What Other Law Firms Do?

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If you truly want your practice or your law firm to grow, there is one question you’re going to have to stop asking and three questions you’re going to need to start asking.
I hear this one question regularly. It takes various forms, which I’ll discuss in a bit. It tends to come up every year right about this time because …

6 Keys To A Successful Law Practice

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In this blog post and podcast, I’ll discuss one way to tell if your practice is going to be successful, then I’ll offer 6 keys to building a successful law practice.
How To Tell If Your Practice Is Going To Be Successful
The success of your legal practice is going to depend on several things but one of the most important is …

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 …

#LMA19 – My LMA Annual Conference Recordings and Interviews

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Welcome!
This is the page where I will post Alexa Flash Briefings with interviews and updates I create during the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference, affectionately referred to by its hashtag, #LMA19. I couldn’t wait, so the first one is already posted below in the pretty purple audio player with the green button. You can’t miss it!
I’ll Add New Updates …

Are Lawyers The Only Ones Qualified To Manage Law Firms?

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It is not a prerequisite, nor should it be, for law firm CEOs to be lawyers.
The exception to this is when, as mentioned in this article in the ABA Journal, specific words in titles are not allowed. The example given was in May 2014 in Texas when the Texas bar’s ethics committee issued Opinion No. 642, deciding Texas firms couldn’t …