You’re listening, but you’re not really. You’re listening in the sense that you’re waiting for your turn to speak, and thinking about what you’re going to say. This is bad.
Relationships are crucial in so many aspects of life—but especially in business, and in the legal world. To build those relationships, it takes a sense of connectivity, and a focus on creating it.
In everyday working life, it can be exceedingly difficult to step outside of the everyday grind and stay inspired in keeping an eye on grander goals. It can be even more difficult for younger professionals, as they get used to the working world and may be assigned even more menial tasks.
In speaking with LXBN TV in advance of the 2014 LMA-LA Continuing Marketing Education Conference, Maggie Watkins of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings shares her own personal and powerful story in explaining why legal marketers must be be part of a very resilient bunch.
As hard as legal marketers work to create certain programs and provide certain tools, their ultimate success is out of their hands—whether or not lawyers buy-in will determine whether something works or not.
Whenever I’m given the opportunity to give lawyers advice on blogging, I stress one thing above all else: just have fun. With Porter Wright‘s revamped Antitrust Law Source, it appears they’re doing exactly that as they take a stab at using podcasts to keep readers apprised of the latest developments in the area. As the blog’s editor, Jay Levine explains on LXBN TV, it also gives them a chance to show their personality.
In the legal world, we know the gap between lawyers and marketers is often one flush with skepticism. But when it comes to overcoming proving that value add and managing expectations, it’s all about having an open dialogue.
Law firms are always looking for new pieces of technology that could make their job easier. But in considering which tools and products to use, one group is sometimes forgotten—in the end, it’s really all about what makes the client’s life easier.
Lawyers are prone to risk aversion—so it makes sense they often afford talking about clients on social media. The thing is, rewards are there, and there’s actually a way around the risk. In speaking with LXBN TV for the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference West, JD Supra‘s Adrian Lurssen explains how.
Ultimately, one of the key tasks of a lead marketer at a law firm is really setting the tone for relations between the legal side of a law firm, and the business side of a law firm. In speaking with LXBN TV for the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference West, Wicker Park Group‘s Tara Weintritt explains a few best practices.