Myrland Marketing Motivation: I Don’t Have Time.

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Myrland Marketing Motivation, A Little Virtual Encouragement To Start Your Week. More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing! How many times do you think or say “I don’t have time?” Let’s talk about that. What don’t you have time for? What are you doing instead of what you should be doing? Is it fear of the unknown …

Myrland Marketing Motivation: Why Do You Do What You Do?

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  Myrland Marketing Motivation, A Little Virtual Encouragement To Start Your Week. More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing! What about your job and career makes you feel fulfilled? Spend time today thinking about what kind of impact you want and need to have on others. For example, my passion and fulfillment come from my desire to …

In Business, Personal Branding Is Important

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You know that knot you get in your stomach when anticipating a difficult or challenging person or situation? Last week, I had that feeling as I was expecting a phone call. I was pretty sure of the outcome, but also knew there was a slight chance it could go either way. In this situation, it wasn’t the person who made …

Marketing Revolution or Evolution?

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Marketing: Past, Present & Future I just read an article on LinkedIn Today from Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group, and author of What’s the Future of Business. The article, The Future of Marketing is not about Marketing…It’s about YOU!, is about the state of marketing and communications in the past, present and future. What really caught my attention is Brian’s observation that …

C’mon! It’s Time To Put On Your Big Kid Pants Already!

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I know. I really do.  You’re just too busy to do this marketing stuff. That’s why you have “people.” They do it for you, right? I understand. Oh, you don’t have people and you don’t have time? Great, now it’s really not going to get done. We Have A Problem No, wait, you have a problem. When did you grow …

Without Building Relationships, This Is All A Waste.

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BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, NOT THINGS. As part of a discussion taking place in a private Facebook group I’m in for members of a course taught by Carrie Wilkerson and Paul Evans, a co-member expressed her appreciation to Paul and Carrie for the reminder they gave in their materials that what everyone should be focusing on is building relationships not things. Paul …

Lawyers & Law Firms, Are You Paying Attention To Your Brand?

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SUSPEND YOUR SKEPTICISM Put your skepticism on the shelf for just a few minutes, okay? I know some of you think you don’t need a brand. You might be thinking: Brands are just for cows. Brands are for the consumer products’ companies, or for larger law firms, but not for yours. “Branding” is what got Brobeck in financial trouble, thus …

IN MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, IT ALL COUNTS

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A version of this post was originally published in the Legal Marketing Association’s (LMA) Midwest Chapter publication, In The Loop. We’re nearing the end of Q1, and about this time we are all beginning to think one of three things: We wrote our marketing and business development plans, but we’ve been too busy to concentrate on them. {{sigh}} Yet another year has …

SOCIAL MEDIA: IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A QUICK FIX, MOVE ALONG

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Who among us wouldn’t love to find a marketing tool that would cause our phone to ring with… Lots of clients The right clients in the areas we serve Those who know how to pay their bills Those who LOVE us, I mean REALLY love us Media who want to write about all the wonderful things we do People who …

Crisis Communication & Social Media: Even When It’s Not Your Crisis, It Could Be

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Times of tragedy seem to bring about the best, the worst and the oddest behavior. The past few years have brought us some of the most powerful communication tools of our times. We thought we had mass communication down pat until social media came on the scene. We were humming along, very carefully plotting out messages that we would then …