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How to Stop Failing at Law Firm Marketing

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Law firms rarely ever fail for lack of talent.  They fail due to a litany of bad business practices, inefficiencies, infighting and hubris, as well as a number of other reasons that have nothing to do with the intelligence or talent of the lawyers themselves. The problem, according to Frank Wu, Chancellor and Dean of UC… Continue Reading

Last Day for Labor Day Special: 14-Day Trial of Rainmaker Retreat 2.0 for Just $7

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
“The Rainmaker Retreat takes the confusing mess that is law firm marketing and ties it into a nice little bow for you, showing you clearly and concisely what you need to do to increase your leads and lead conversions, and ultimately make more money.”- Brandon Glosson, Solo, Estate Planning and PI, San Antonio, TX The… Continue Reading

Labor Day Special: 14-Day Trial of Rainmaker Retreat 2.0 for Just $7

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
The Rainmaker Institute’s Rainmaker Retreat is a powerful 2-day law firm marketing boot camp that has helped thousands of attorneys transform their practices into “lifestyle law firms.” We realize that not everyone is able to attend the live Rainmaker Retreat, so we’re making a live recording of this seminar available to you now to watch… Continue Reading

Asked & Answered: What Attorneys Need to Know About Referrals, Testimonials, Social Media, Online Marketing and More (Part 3)

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
Click here to read Part 1 and here to read Part 2. I’ve compiled some of the most common questions from our 2016 Rainmaker Retreats and my answers below: How should I handle quoting a fee? There are a few approaches to this and you will have to see what works best for you depending… Continue Reading

Independence Day Special: 14-Day Trial of Rainmaker Retreat 2.0!

Posted in Internet Marketing for Lawyers, Law Firm Marketing, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
The Rainmaker Institute’s Rainmaker Retreat is a powerful 2-day law firm marketing boot camp that has helped thousands of attorneys transform their practices into “lifestyle law firms.” We realize that not everyone is able to attend the live Rainmaker Retreat, so we’re making a live recording of this seminar available to you now to watch… Continue Reading

Revealing — and Universally Relevant — Questions from a Rainmaker Retreat

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
One of the most engaging sessions we have at each Rainmaker Retreat is when I open the room up for questions. This is one of my favorite parts of the program since I learn so much about our attendees’ practices from the questions posed. Here are some recent examples: Q: I’ve hired people to write… Continue Reading

How to Dig Your Law Firm Out of a Hole

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
Happy Groundhog Day!  Punxsutawney Phil poked his head up this morning and predicted an early spring – right in the middle of a huge blizzard blanketing the Midwest. Meteorology has progressed significantly in the past 130 years, which is how long Phil has been predicting winter weather.  We no longer rely on a groundhog for… Continue Reading

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

Rainmaker Blog is SmallLaw Pick of the Week

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
SmallLaw, a popular email newsletter for solo practitioners and those who manage and work in small law firms, reviews hundreds of articles published every week. From these articles, they select one as their SmallLaw Pick of the Week — something they feel is a must-read for this audience. My recent post here on The Rainmaker… 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

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

Final 2015 Rainmaker Retreats Scheduled for Miami, NYC and L.A.; 50% Off for Early Registration!

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
Would you like to have a plan in place that virtually ensures you will exceed your 2015 revenues next year? Want to learn how top attorneys are doubling their revenues even in a crowded marketplace? What do these attorneys know that you don’t? “This was the most valuable seminar I’ve been to. Stephen is wonderful,… 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

4 Critical Differences Between Marketing a Small Law Firm vs. a Large Law Firm

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Legal Marketing Strategies
Over 95% of our clients practice in a law firm with fewer than 20 attorneys in it. Here are four critical areas where the size of the firm seems to matter the most when it comes to marketing: Attorneys in small firms and solo practitioners are extremely pressed for time. From business development, to building relationships with potential… Continue Reading