Social Media: LinkedIn Is FINALLY Jumping On The Mentions Bandwagon

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LinkedIn, Social Media 4 Comments

I know LinkedIn has been avoiding getting all Facebookified, and didn’t want their mostly business-minded site to get all Twitterized, and certainly not all Google Plussy, but this is looooong overdue. Beginning today, LinkedIn will begin rolling out the ability to “mention” other users in our updates. Hallelujah! Some might find this obnoxious, and don’t look forward to their inboxes …

Keep In Mind: What Goes On In Vegas Ends Up In Social Media! #LMA13

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On behalf of my 4 wonderful Co-Leaders of the LMA, Legal Marketing Association, Social Media SIG, I have gathered a few of our thoughts about using Social Media at the #LMA13 conference, or any conference. We know our members are very smart, social media-savvy professionals, but we thought we’d send along a few reminders just in case you need to …

Networking: Would You Rather Have A Root Canal? #LMA13

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA 2013 3 Comments

Because I’m getting ready to attend the LMA, Legal Marketing Association, Annual Conference next week, and presenting at the ALA, Association of Legal Administrators, conference the week after, I decided to share a few thoughts for those who would rather have a root canal, or maybe even 10 of them, instead of the pain of networking. I understand there are …

Twitter: Nice To Meet You Egg

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Networking, Social Media, Twitter 9 Comments

You signed up for this thing called Twitter a while back for one of a few reasons: You weren’t quite sure what to do with it, but you knew you needed to reserve your name so it wouldn’t be taken when you were ready. You were ready to reach out to others that you want to do business with. You …

The Top 10 Things You Can Do To Get Social At #LMA11

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LMA, LMA11 Conference, Networking, Social Media 11 Comments

It’s time.  Over a thousand legal marketing professionals wait a year for this.  The suspense looms large in firms all over the world.  An investment in knowledge, growth and relationships has been made. LMA11 is shorthand for the Legal Marketing Association’s 2011 Annual Conference, where marketers from around the world come together to advance the legal profession and continue to …

SOCIAL MEDIA – WHAT CAN IT DO FOR ME?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Networking, Social Media 16 Comments

A recent Myrland Marketing Moment I shared was: Remember that Social Media use is a little bit about you, and A LOT about everyone else. It’s true.  These are called Social Media, and we do Social Networking on them. We’re here to spread the good word, which isn’t always ours.  We’re here to communicate, connect and sometimes even collaborate if …

WE MUST PRACTICE

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Career Development & Education, Networking, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal 7 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Think of something you’re really good at, such as golf, public speaking, court reporting, environmental law, you name it. Isn’t it a great feeling to know you were born with, or developed, these skills? Isn’t there sometimes a rush of excitement when you perform those tasks, hit more great shots than bad ones, finish a presentation that …

IT’S TIME TO INVEST

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Myrland Marketing Moments, Networking, Social Media 8 Comments

A few times a week, I send out short marketing words of wisdom on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter called Myrland Marketing Moments.  They are always fewer than 120 characters as I want to leave room for those kind enough to share, or ReTweet, them on Twitter.  Twitter only allows us 140 characters, so leaving space for others to add their …