Posts Tagged ‘business development’
Are You A Rainmaker
Legal Networking is the process of establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with other professionals (legal, medical, business), potential clients and referral partners. Networking can also used for the exchange of business information, ideas, and support. To be successful at networking focus on those who are good at what they do. Work with those who understand…Read More
WhoCanISue.com seems to be generating a lot of headlines. Obviously that’s the idea, and to some extent, the buzz reminds me of the buzz generated by the Chicago Family Law Attorney who had the “Life is Short, get a Divorce” billboard a couple years ago. Like that family law firm, WCIS.com is generating headlines for their…Read More
The Bible, Harry Potter and telling a great story
What do the Bible and the latest Harry Potter book have in common? At first glance, maybe nothing. However they actually share an important trait – both are stories and use effective storytelling techniques to evoke emotion – and in the case of the bible, the stories help provide Christians with a deeper meaning of…Read More
ABA website survey – many firms still missing out
Recently, the ABA reported the findings from their annual Legal Technology Survey. One survey topic was the usage of websites among law firms. The survey identified that 73% of respondent firms have websites, which is consistent with the 2006 survey findings. While it’s not surprising that the respondents from law firms with 50 or more…Read More
LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell and Findlaw Lawyer Directories – the next casualties of Google?
First it was The Yellow Book, The Real Yellow Pages and all the other phonebook directories. Now it’s the online attorney directories like LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell and Findlaw’s attorney listing service that just may be the latest casualties of Google and the other search engines as more and more law firms develop websites and leverage pay-per-click…Read More
David vs. Goliath. Who Wins?
Recently, we have worked with several successful law firms interested in protecting their home turf in the face of dominant regional law firms that are expanding into their areas aggressively looking for clients. We are seeing this trend with personal injury law firms as well as firms in other practice areas. A recent Altman Weil…Read More
Hello sir or ma’am. My name is anonymous.
Have you ever gone fishing with a shotgun? It doesn’t work too well. Successful fishermen use specific lures, equipment and casting techniques for the type of fish that they want to catch. What does fishing have to do with lawyer marketing? Well, many attorneys approach marketing to other attorneys in the same fashion as a…Read More
State BAR marketing and advertising rules
In writing my first blog for the newly redone BARDMarketing website, I wanted to talk about something that is near and dear to my heart. After thinking long and hard, I decided to talk a bit on how State BAR marketing and advertising rules affect good advertising and marketing. A lot has been said regarding…Read More