Social Media: No One Starts In The Middle

Social Media: No One Starts In The Middle

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Networking, Social Media 13 Comments

Are there days when you feel as if you’re brand new to social media? Do you sometimes feel like you’re not gaining any traction? Do you wonder what’s wrong, and why you’re not experiencing the growth you thought you’d have by now? Do you feel like no one is listening when you post because you don’t get much response, thus …

NO GOOGLE PLUS BUSINESS PAGES YET? GOOD!?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 4 Comments

Follow @NancyMyrland As you probably know by now, Google launched its mammoth Social Networking site, Google+, 3 weeks ago.  In 3 weeks, they have accumulated approximately 20 million members, and they still haven’t opened it up to everyone yet. In case you haven’t noticed, Google isn’t allowing business pages yet.  They made that clear after the 1st day, letting businesses …

GOOGLE PLUS: IT’S EARLY BUT INTERESTING.

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 41 Comments

Those who know me won’t be surprised that I’ve been poking around in Google+ since it launched last week. It has many layers, but I thought I’d share a few early observations with you. Google+ is an interesting site to be sure. I think it will definitely be very popular, but it has a long way to go. Google+ is, admittedly, …

SOCIAL MEDIA: WHO SHOULD LEAD THE CHARGE?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 10 Comments

Gini Dietrich, CEO of Arment Dietrich, wrote a post this week, asking where Social belongs in an organization. The topic came up for her recently when she guest-hosted a Wednesday night #bizforum discussion on Twitter. One of the questions that came up during the hour-long discussion had to do with where Social Media marketing and communication should reside within an …

2 Truths About Social Media – Part One

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 13 Comments

A discussion that is taking place with increasing frequency revolves around how to integrate Social Media into our existing business practices. Two points I always include in my Marketing and Social Media presentations are: Social Media Must Be Integrated The Effects of Social Media are Cumulative We will deal with #2 in the next post, but today let’s talk about …

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 …

HOW TO USE TWITTER TO CREATE BETTER PRESENTATIONS

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media 11 Comments

Last week I was fortunate enough to take part in the third, and final, Social Media webinar in a series sponsored by ILN, or the International Lawyers Network, for its members around the world. They’ve hosted these series for the past two years, which have been well-received by members, so I was pleased to be asked by ILN Director of …

HAS TWITTER GOTTEN TOO BIG?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media 11 Comments

new post from Shel Israel, the author of Twitterville and Naked Conversations.  The post is called Twitteropolis, implying a shift in Twitter culture from the more quaint Twitterville he wrote about in his book. Shel wrote that Twitterville is feeling much more like Twitteropolis these days. Shel shared: “I named it Twitterville because I wanted to connote a certain homey, small-town feel–a …

THERE SHOULD BE NO SURPRISES

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Client Satisfaction Interviews 10 Comments

Today I saw an interesting discussion fly by on Twitter.  Social Media Consultant Adrian Dayton and Law Practice Management Consultant Ron Friedmann were discussing Adrian’s recent article on Law.com titled Which Law Firm Owns The Most Digital Real Estate. In his post, Adrian wrote about BigLaw being behind in the creation of digital real estate via blogs compared to smaller …

THESE ARE JUST TOOLS

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Myrland Marketing Moments, Social Media 9 Comments

This is the Myrland Marketing Moment I shared yesterday: Myrland Marketing Moment:You know these are just tools we’re using, right? Have you decided what you’re building? I was inspired to write this because in the span of 3 hours yesterday morning, in the midst of a few projects I was working on, I continued to read posts and watch video …