Lawyers, The Competition That Kills You Might Not Look Like You

Lawyers, The Competition That Kills You Might Not Look Like You

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, Business of Law, Client Service and Retention, Competition Leave a Comment

At the recent Legal Marketing Association conference (#LMA22) in Las Vegas, our keynote presenters on the first day were Richard and Daniel Susskind, the visionaries we have all come to know, like, trust, and respect in this industry and profession. Richard and Daniel study and look at the future of the profession and give recommendations and insight as to how …

Law Firms, Are You Still Discouraging The Use of Social Media?

Law Firms, Are You Still Discouraging The Use of Social Media?

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

I read an article last Friday on Law.com about law firms that put restrictions on the use of social media by their legal and business professionals. You might find it hard to believe this is still an issue, but it stems from some firms being worried about what’s going to happen on social media. They don’t fully trust their people …

Should Lawyers Be Selling Their Services During This Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis?

Should Lawyers Be Selling Their Services During This Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis?

Nancy Myrland Business Development/Sales, Client Service and Retention, Coronavirus Communications Center, Lawyers Leave a Comment

I understand you’re scared. It’s a scary time for everyone. Many firms and other businesses aren’t sure if enough revenue is going to be there in a week, a month, 6 months, or even in 12 months to keep the doors open. This kind of fear can cause irregular and sometimes irrational behavior. Let’s discuss. Prefer To Listen Instead of …

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Law Firms

How Will The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact Your Law Firm?

Nancy Myrland Coronavirus Communications Center, Crisis Management, Law Firms Leave a Comment

As the COVID-19 Virus begins to impact law firms and the legal profession, you might be wondering what to do next. Lawyers From Two New York Law Firms Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As of Sunday night, March 8, there have been reports of lawyers at two firms who have tested positive for the Coronavirus, COVID-19. First, Lawrence Garbuz, partner …

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 high-profile law form partner, Francis “Frank” Aquila, who chose to lash out …

Lawyers: No Time To Create A Marketing Plan?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Lawyer Marketing, Marketing Plans & Planning, Marketing Strategy 1 Comment

It’s the end of November. For some of us, this means a change in seasons when the leaves turn color and fall off, and the air turns brisk. Things begin to change. We wear additional layers of clothing to accommodate the ever-changing temps, and we hope that the cold and ice stay away for as long as possible…all Winter if you ask …

Lawyers, Here’s One Skill You Need To Have

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Client Service and Retention, Lawyer Marketing Leave a Comment

Imagine if all of your clients said: “Thank heavens that problem has been taken care of. I feel like the weight of the world has been lifted off my shoulders.” Even better, imagine they also said this: “I had an amazing experience working with him. He understood exactly what I was feeling, what was tearing me up inside, and what the …

Lawyers, Are You Drowning In A Mosh Pit of Content?

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How many emails, conversations, texts, phone calls, newspapers, blog posts, podcasts, YouTube and Facebook videos, trade journals, Snaps, and other pieces of information do you receive on a daily basis? I don’t know about you, but I can’t even count the number. I imagine it is in the thousands by the time I add up all of the messages I …

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 …

Lawyers, Can We Please Talk About Auto Direct and Private Messages?

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Okay, raise your hands if, out of the blue, you’ve received a private message on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook that was so disconnected from your world that you wondered what that person was thinking. Keep those hands up if you instantly formed a negative opinion of that person in your mind. Keep it up if you thought or said something …