You’d Better Export Your LinkedIn Contacts Now

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LinkedIn, Social Media Leave a Comment

You might already know this, but you have the ability to export your LinkedIn contacts.
Kind of.
I mean, you used to.
Well, you can for a while.
Alright, not really.
Well, you can, but you’d better hurry.
Here’s The Deal
Phew! That made me tired!
For a long time, we have been able to click on Settings, then choose to export our LinkedIn contacts. This is a …

Lawyers, Are You Paying Attention To Video?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Branding, Business Development/Sales, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Video Marketing 3 Comments

Just when you thought it was going to fade into the sunset (okay, who really thought that?), video as a communication tool is continuing to come on strong as a viable, valuable marketing tool for lawyers, legal marketers and law firms.
Recently, news out of AdAge tells us that:
“The ever-gestating business of online video just took a very big step into …

Lawyers, It’s Time To Stack The Deck In Your Favor

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Do you know anyone like this?
They question the need for marketing because they know their clients come from referrals. Their clients tell them regularly that they asked several of their colleagues who they recommend in their practice area, and their name was given to them.
Maybe that someone is you?
I Don’t Blame You
Knowing business comes from referrals, you wonder if all …

Lawyers, Are You A One-Client Pony?

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Most of us have heard of a one-trick pony, right?
The dictionary tell us it is:
“A person or thing with only one special feature, talent, or area of expertise.”
Over the years I have been working in legal marketing, both in-house and not so in-house (that would be now as I consult), I’ve heard lawyers tell stories about having only one special …

#LetsAskNancy 005: Lawyers, Should You Start A Practice Area Twitter Account?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. 
You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player by clicking the arrow, read it below, or both!

 
Today’s question was posted in a legal marketing group I am a part of on Facebook. A well-known legal …

#LetsAskNancy 003 – Lawyers, Why Should You Publish Your Content On Other Sites?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. 
You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player below, read it below that, or both!

 
My short answer? Why would you not?
The news this week about Facebook adding a new feature called Instant Articles, where major …

Hey, Where Did All My Online Friends & Connections Go?

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Remember that passionate follower of yours on Twitter that shared everything you wrote?
Remember that new connection you made on LinkedIn that seemed interested in what you had to post?
Remember that friend that went out of his way to like everything you wrote on Facebook?
Remember that energetic commenter that used to support you on your blog?
What in the world happened to …

#LetsAskNancy 002 – Lawyers: What Tone Should You Use In Social Media?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. 
You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player below, read it below that, or both!

 
One of the questions I am often asked is:
“What tone should I use when I post in social media, or when …

LinkedIn Profiles Can Be Very Boring

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Let’s face it. LinkedIn profiles are extremely important because they are what people see when they check out your qualifications, your experience, the updates you’ve posted, where you went to school, and so much more. The problem is they can be very dry and boring.
Remember that you only have a few seconds to catch a visitor’s attention before they decide …

I Might Have To Smack You If You Do This On LinkedIn

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I’m not naive. I’ve seen my share of rotten business practices, along with many good ones, some even great. I’ve witnessed people who try to do good, and plenty who seem to specialize in doing the opposite.
Teaching marketing, and social and digital media for the past umpteen years, I’ve seen plenty of people try to find the easiest and quickest …