Legal Marketing

Rumors of the Death of Direct Mail Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

I do not have the following: an alarm clock set for Friday morning/Thursday night, a map of my local stores offering Black Friday specials, a battle plan for taking advantage of said deals or ANY intention of camping out in front of a Target to get a $3.00 iPad I do, however, have something I’ve never […]

Monday Musings: Online Info

Lawyer Biographies Are The Most Popular Website Content – Lawyerist.com Marketers Look to Video for Greater Brand Visibility – Brafton Marketing How Can A Law Firm Use Social Media to Deliver Client Service? – Real Lawyers Have Blogs New LinkedIn Features Helpful for Lawyers – Lawyerist.com How Lawyers Can Put Social In Their Social Media […]

Get Up On the Right Side of the Office

In late August, FastCompany (one of my favorite magazines/websites) posted the article “What Successful People Do With The First Hour of Their Workday.” Author Kevin Purdy asked successful individuals how they use the crucial first sixty minutes after arriving at the office.  Suggestions include:   1.  Don’t Check Email for the First Hour of Your Day:  FastCompany and […]

CME Faculty Guest Post: Tell Me More: Creating Interest in Your Practice with Everyone You Meet

The upcoming Virginias Chapter Continuing Marketing Education (CME) Conference features a distinguished faculty of legal and marketing professionals who will guide attendees through the constantly changing world of business, examine how to set and achieve goals, and provide insight into best practices and trends in the legal marketing industry. Today brings another faculty post, this time from Steve Hughes, […]

3-2-1 Content (Marketing)

Almost every time someone mentions content marketing, the theme song from the 1980′s show 3-2-1 Contact pops into my head…with one small change.  The original line  ”Contact is the answer! Is the reason that everything happens! Contact!” morphs into “Content! Is the answer! Is the reason that everything happens! Content!”  (It’s in your head now, […]

LinkedIn: The More The (Not-So) Merrier

By now, we’ve all received at least one phone call or email from a lawyer asking something along the lines of  “So, this LinkedIn thing I keep hearing about.  Is it worth it?  How do I use it?”  Although basic rules for marketing using LinkedIn were covered in a previous post, I recently got a completely new […]

FreeSources: JD For Free

A little while back, we talked about our upcoming series on “FreeSources,” free or low-cost tools to help legal marketers find information, learn about industry trends, and improve their ability to add value to their firms.  Our first edition is finally here, and we’re starting with the basics: free tools that you can use to […]

September Program: We’re Going to Tell You What IT’s All About

The proliferation of law firm apps, extranets, mobile sites, and podcasts demonstrates that law firms are    increasingly focused on providing technology-driven solutions to clients.  Strong partnerships between Marketing and Information Technology Departments are critical to the successful development and implementation of these marketing initiatives and strategic plans. The Virginias Chapter September 19th program will […]

Why No One Reads Your Law Blog

Law firms, both large and small, have jumped on the blogging bandwagon as a way to market their lawyers as thought-leaders.  When executed with strategic discipline, a blog can be a cost-effective way to maintain relevance in a particular area of law (preaches the blogger). Legal marketers increasingly recommend blogging to their lawyers and are […]

What CME Taught Me

We can’t play it cool any longer: the Virginias Chapter is really excited about the October 19th Continuing Marketing Education (CME) conference.  We know how great the programming was in 2011, and we know that this year’s program is shaping up to be even more dynamic.   We also know that budgets and time are tight, […]

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