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

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

Nancy MyrlandAll 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 …

Is It Time To Stop Attending Conferences In Person?

Is It Time To Stop Attending Conferences In Person?

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, LMA Leave a Comment

We’re going through a very interesting time with regards to business development and networking, and whether or not we should be doing that online or in person. I think we need to have a conversation about what has changed in this world the past few years, and what you might need to think about. Your Choice: Blog or Podcast? If …

#LMA22 Vegas Blog Post by Nancy Myrland

#LMA22: Join Me As We Stretch Beyond, Together, At The Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

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Looking for new posts summarizing the #LMA22 conference? Head down to the green headings below for new content added regularly. Don’t forget to let me know if I’ve missed anything, okay? Thanks! If you are reading this via email, please click here. It’s time! Wow, it has been a long last few years. In my world, it has been both …

Lawyers Which Invitations Should You Accept on LinkedIn

Lawyers and LinkedIn: Which Invitations Should You Accept?

Nancy MyrlandAll 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 MyrlandAll 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 …

In Times Like These, How Can You Connect With Your Clients?

In Remote Times Like These, How Can You Really Connect With Your Clients?

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Business Development/Sales, Coronavirus Communications Center, Networking Leave a Comment

These times can be challenging for client and business development. We’re in-person, then we’re not. We’re scheduling events, then we’re canceling them. We’re working remotely, but only sometimes. When you are trying to connect with clients and potential clients, what are you supposed to do that is worth your and their time and resources? How are you supposed to connect …

Lawyers, This Is How Potential Clients Want You To Approach Meetings With Them

Lawyers, This Is How Potential Clients Want You To Approach Meetings With Them

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Attorneys, Business Development/Sales, Client Service and Retention, Lawyers, Videos Leave a Comment

I am often inspired by conversations I have that cause me to think there is something important I need to share with you. A recent conversation with a GC revolved around the idea that your job as a lawyer is to make sure that you understand as much as possible about that GC’s business before you begin to offer recommendations. …

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

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

Nancy MyrlandAll 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 …

Lawyers, Do You Worry About Giving Away Too Much Free Advice?

Lawyers, Do You Worry About Giving Away Too Much Free Advice?

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Business Development/Sales, Content Marketing Leave a Comment

Do you worry that giving away your knowledge free will result in people not hiring you and paying for it? The exact opposite might happen. What Happens When You Give Away Your Advice? As part of his closing keynote at the Youpreneur Summit, Jay Baer discussed the fear many people have about giving away their knowledge and their best content because …