From Michael Avenatti To Frank Aquila: Control Yourself On Social Media

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media Leave a Comment

We have issues with behavior on the Internet, and on social media specifically. Some people just don’t think before posting, or they don’t care and they go for it, not thinking about the ramifications.
3 recent instances brought this to mind for me.
Is It Okay To Publicly Call People Out on Social Media?
The 1st was in a group on Facebook. It …

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

Nancy Myrland #LMA19, All Posts, Legal Marketing Association, LMA Leave a Comment

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

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media, Social Media Ethics & Regulations Leave a Comment

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 …

Legal Marketing Minutes Podcast With Nancy Myrland

LEGAL MARKETING MINUTES PODCAST

About Legal Marketing Minutes:
In addition to working with lawyers and legal marketers on podcast strategy and training, Nancy also hosts her own podcast called Legal Marketing Minutes. You can listen to all episodes via the podcast player below, and you can also subscribe to it via the player in order to listen on your favorite podcast app. …

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

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Branding, Personal Branding, Social Media Leave a Comment

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 …

Lawyers, Thinking About Podcasting? I Have An Idea For You.

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Podcasts & Recordings Leave a Comment

If we’ve spent much time together in the last few years, you know that I am bullish on voice marketing. This can come in a number of ways, but my choices at this time are podcasts and Alexa Flash Briefings. In February, I launched an Alexa Flash Briefing that can be subscribed to on Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon, and I’m …

Don’t Dread It. Do It!

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Motivation Leave a Comment

As I write this, it’s Monday.
By the time you read this, it could be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. It really doesn’t matter.
What I want to ask you about is today.
Are you going to DREAD it, or are you going to DO it?
*[Note: If you prefer seeing the video format of this post, I will post a link …

Lawyers: General Counsel Beg For Billing Changes

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Alternative Fee Arrangements, Client Service and Retention Leave a Comment

I just finished reading an article by Kristen Rasmussen on Law.com’s Daily Report about Peter Carter, Delta’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary who, along with other top lawyers from Fortune 500 companies, made a plea for lawyers to figure out project-based billing.
Peter, a former partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, was on a panel at the National …

An Important Message To Law Firm Management – #LMA18

Nancy Myrland #LMA18, Career Development & Education Leave a Comment

I am writing this as I begin my evening flight home from New Orleans to Indianapolis. The Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Conference just ended yesterday, which is always a bittersweet time for me as I am filled with an immense amount of inspiration, knowledge, additional perspective, and affection for the growing number of colleagues I call friends.  
I Am Conflicted 
I am conflicted because I can’t wait …