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 …

Lawyers, In Addition To Being Smart, You Need These 4 Characteristics To Build A Successful Practice

Lawyers, In Addition To Being Smart, You Need These 4 Characteristics

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Business Development/Sales, Lawyer Marketing, Legal Marketers, Social Media, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal Leave a Comment

Today, we are going to talk about 4 important characteristics lawyers need to have to be successful. If you would like to listen to this in audio form, you can click on the green play button below or click here to listen to the podcast. If you are more of a reader, I have transcribed the podcast below the player. …

Coronavirus How Should Attorneys Use Social Media During This COVID-19 Crisis?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communication: How Should Attorneys and Staff Use Social Media During This Crisis?

Nancy Myrland Coronavirus Communications Center, Crisis Management, Social Media Leave a Comment

What you post on social media is public. Even when you set your post to private, there is no guarantee of privacy (hello screenshots). A question came up today that revolved around how to communicate caution to attorneys and staff about how they use social media during this time. There Is No Blueprint. Let’s Design One. I get it. Emotions and …

Are Younger Lawyers Naturally Better At Social Media?

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

Are digital natives, those who were born in an era when electronic devices were prevalent and in their hands from the moment they were old enough to hold them, better equipped in this current era of social and digital media? Let’s take a few minutes and discuss that because I can shed a little light on the differences between digital …

The 3 Main Reasons Lawyers Should Use LinkedIn

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

How many times have you gone to an event, maybe a conference or a business after hours, or even just a social event with friends, and a new acquaintance sends you an invitation to connect on LinkedIn? You might have seen the notice in a LinkedIn email or on the app itself. Maybe you collected that person’s business card. I …