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Your 2016 Law Practice Resolution: Do Things Differently

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Marketing, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
Is your law practice letting you down? Not enough clients? Revenues stagnating or going south? Spending too much time on building frustration rather than building your business? Then consider this: If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. I don’t know who said that – it’s been attributed… Continue Reading

More Top Legal Marketing Blog Posts of 2015

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
This week we’ve gathered our top legal marketing blog posts from the past year — some recognized by other organizations as notable and others ranked by our readers as some of their favorites. Here are some reader favorites: 8 Proven Ways to Boost Engagement for Your Facebook Posts If you’re using Facebook to “sell” your… Continue Reading

Top Legal Marketing Blog Posts of 2015

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
This week we’ve curated our top legal marketing blog posts from the past year — some recognized by other organizations as notable and others ranked by our readers as some of their favorites. If you’re looking for some inspiration to start 2016 out on the right marketing foot, these may fit the bill. Our first… Continue Reading

Why We Love Lawyers Every Day

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
If you haven’t heard, today is Love a Lawyer Day. Oh, it’s not a federal holiday — it’s a day chosen by the ABA’s Law Practice Counsel to celebrate attorneys on the first Friday of November every year. Here’s the ABA resolution on the special day: WHEREAS, Lawyers have consistently been the target of verbal… Continue Reading

Why Law Firms Fail at Marketing

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Why do so many attorneys fail at marketing their practices? It all comes down to one simple truth: with a product, the customer can see it, touch it, taste it or feel it. The senses combine to help the customer decide to make the purchase. But what does the customer have to go on when purchasing… Continue Reading

Legal Marketing Stats Lawyers Need to Know

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Using market trends to inform your law firm marketing efforts is a must for solos and small firms that have limited budgets and resources to market their firms. Google recently aggregated research from FindLaw and its own inhouse data to provide a look at the legal market trends that should shape your legal marketing initiatives:… Continue Reading

Sacrifice Your Sacred Cows to Beef Up Your Bottom Line

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
We all know the old adage, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”  If you find your practice stagnating, maybe it’s time to think about sacrificing some of your “sacred cows” and replacing them with better alternatives. Creative thinking involves breaking out of one pattern in order to create… Continue Reading

10 Questions to Judge the Effectiveness of Your Law Firm Marketing

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Successfully providing legal services in a crowded, competitive marketplace demands proficiency in marketing your law firm. While there are many reasons why certain law firms fail to thrive or even survive, chief among them is the failure to market effectively. In order to gauge the effectiveness of your law firm marketing efforts, ask yourself the… Continue Reading

How Thought Leadership Helps Law Firms Drive Business

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Last fall, Hinge Marketing, which provides marketing expertise for professional services firms, released a book entitled The Visible Expert, which is based on their research into how reputations are built and what they contribute to a firm’s bottom line. Their extensive research has shown that thought leadership — i.e., visible expertise — is a significant… Continue Reading

Don’t Miss What I’m Sharing Right Now at The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Legal Marketing for Solos, Legal Marketing Strategies
Over the next two days, I’m making four presentations to more than 300 attorneys attending The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit in Newport Beach. Here’s what I’m talking about: What Do You Want? Moving from a Job to a Law Practice and from a Law Practice to a Business Many attorneys… Continue Reading