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10 Tips to Balance Your Life & the Law

Posted in Law Firm Management
If you are unhappy in your law practice, every molehill becomes a mountain that you dread climbing. The fact is, you will not create a successful law practice if you’re just in it for the financial rewards. What happy attorneys have in common is, first and foremost, a heartfelt dedication to serving their clients that… Continue Reading

What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?

Posted in Becoming a Rainmaker, Business Development for Law Firms, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
There aren’t too many excuses I haven’t heard from attorneys that refuse to do what it takes to climb out of their rut and market their law firm effectively. I don’t have the time. I don’t have the money. I don’t know how. My clients aren’t on social media. My practice is highly specialized so… Continue Reading

The 7 Online Marketing Strategies Critical to Your Law Firm Marketing Success

Posted in Law Firm Marketing
I don’t know any law firms that have an infinite amount of cash to funnel into law firm marketing, so it helps to know what is working today in order to be able to reach your target market effectively and efficiently. Although the infographic below from management consulting firm Eliv8 is labeled as a “simple” guide, there is nothing… Continue Reading

What Your Peers (and Maybe Competitors) Say About Their Experience at a Rainmaker Retreat

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
Nothing speaks to the quality of your work as powerfully as the people who benefit from it. If you’ve ever (or never) considered attending a Rainmaker Retreat — our two-day legal marketing bootcamp where we teach only proven methods of managing and marketing your law firm — it might be helpful to hear what your peers… Continue Reading

Rainmaker Retreat Revealed: Exactly What You’ll Learn at Our 2-Day Law Firm Marketing Intensive Workshop

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
If you’ve ever wondered exactly how much legal marketing information and training attorneys really receive at a Rainmaker Retreat, take a look at exactly what we cover: Session 1: Achieving Expert Status as an Attorney 5 Proven Strategies To Position Yourself As A Specialist Pros And Cons Of Positioning Yourself As A Generalist And Specialist… Continue Reading

Holiday Special: Order Rainmaker Retreat 2.0 DVD Set & Get 1 Free Ticket to a Live Rainmaker Retreat Event

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, 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 Rainmaker… Continue Reading

Partner Demotions Demonstrate Need for Lawyers to Hone Their Rainmaker Skills

Posted in Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
An article in yesterday’s New York Times chronicled the continuing struggle big law firms are having in coming to terms with today’s legal services delivery reality. Their response has been to demote or even jettison partners, reducing salaries and cutting some out of annual profit distributions. The latest large firm to announce its “revamp” is… Continue Reading

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