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 …

Lawyers Which Invitations Should You Accept on LinkedIn

Lawyers and LinkedIn: Which Invitations Should You Accept?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, LinkedIn Leave a Comment

I am often asked by clients which invitations they should accept or extend on LinkedIn. Let’s look at this from a few different angles to find out what the right approach is for you. Can You Connect The Dots? The most direct answer I offer you is: If you can connect the dots to this person, then accept the invitation. …

Lawyers, What Is Holding You Back From Creating Content?

Lawyers, Is This What Is Holding You Back From Creating and Posting Content? You’re Not Alone.

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Content Marketing, Social Media Leave a Comment

One of the strongest ways to stand out from the competition is to establish yourself as a thought leader in your practice area by creating content that speaks to the issues and challenges your clients are facing. Writing, recording, or presenting information that can help your clients and potential clients, or that they might find interesting, is the great equalizer …

2022 One Question To Ask Yourself

In 2022, Here Is One Powerful Question To Ask Yourself

Nancy Myrland Business Development/Sales, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal Leave a Comment

Hi there. Happy New Year! In some ways, 2022 is a fresh start. In other ways, it is a continuation of what you were already working on in 2021. Both are good. You don’t have to start over if what you were doing before worked. If it wasn’t working, then some change might be a very good idea. Let’s Make …

Do Associates, Partners, and Senior Partners Need To Focus On Networking?

Do Associates, Partners, and Senior Partners Need To Market Themselves?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, Networking, Social Media Leave a Comment

At every stage of your career, there is a case to be made that you need to market yourself and that you need to pay attention to traditional and social networking. It is never too early and it is never too late. Well, let’s discuss because I have thoughts about this for lawyers at every stage of their careers. Listen …

Why Won't Publications Ask You For A Quote

Why Won’t Publications Ask You For A Quote?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Content Marketing, Lawyer Marketing, Social Media Leave a Comment

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get the trades and business publications to write about one of your recent matters or accomplishments? Wouldn’t it be nice if your name was included when your client’s merger was discussed in the news? Wouldn’t it be great if your local business journal acknowledged what you and your firm are doing in the …

Burger King's BIG Twitter Mistake: Lessons Learned

Burger King’s BIG Twitter Mistake: Lessons Learned

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Crisis Management, Social Media, Twitter Leave a Comment

In case you were too busy yesterday to notice the Internet blowing up about Burger King’s social media misstep, let’s take a moment or two to help you catch up, and for me to share my perspective on the situation so that we can all learn from this situation. We all need to be very careful about being clever on …

Lawyers, A Robust LinkedIn Profile Is Not Enough

Lawyers, A Robust LinkedIn Profile Is Not Enough

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, LinkedIn Leave a Comment

You can’t expect your LinkedIn profile to do all of the heavy lifting for you. You might be surprised to read that from me because you know me as an active LinkedIn trainer and coach, but this next point is important. Networking Is A Contact Sport When it comes to reaching the right people at the right time with the …

Should Lawyers Use Clubhouse?

Are You Tempted By Clubhouse and Other Bright, Shiny Social Media?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Audio, Podcasting, Social Media Leave a Comment

Clubhouse is the next social media darling. It is social audio that promises to connect you with people and conversations at a much deeper level than you might find elsewhere. It is one of the fastest-growing apps in at least a century…okay, maybe not really a century because there weren’t apps then, right? At the time of this podcast recording, …

Lawyers, Should You Automate LinkedIn?

Lawyers, Should You Automate LinkedIn Activity?

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

Occasionally, someone will ask me if they should use one of the automation services that help automatically find connections, send invitations, then engage in initial conversations on LinkedIn. These are not real conversations, but machines and bots that represent you. People are busy, so I understand why it might be tempting to automate activity on social media. I have strong …