Our recent blog post, LinkedIn is Boring But Lawyers Should Be There Anyway, offered up some best practices for lawyers looking to maximize their LinkedIn presence in the least amount of time.
In this post, we’ll discuss how to do all that while staying out of trouble with the State Bar of Texas.
Opening a new law firm is, admittedly, overwhelming. You have to find office space, establish a secure computer network, hire the right employees, buy office equipment, and accomplish a million other tasks.
If you want to make sure your new firm has plenty of business, we’d like to add one more bucket of tasks: how you will market your new firm. In this post, I look at several areas that every new firm should consider prior to launch.
A few weeks ago, my colleague Bruce Vincent wrote a great post in which he extolled the virtues of thinking like a reporter if you want to promote your legal case.
Here’s my corollary: if you want to promote your legal practice, think like an editor and publisher. By this, I mean think about your business objective (as a publisher would do) and then come up with a concrete schedule of content that helps you meet those objectives.
LinkedIn is the least popular of all the big social media channels, but it’s still considered a must for companies looking for business and individuals looking for work.
If you’re at a law firm with a marketing department, congratulations! You have the support and resources that most solos and small firm lawyers can only dream of.
But, unless your name is on the door or you’re already a major rainmaker, it’s a safe bet that the firm’s marketing team isn’t spending much time helping you achieve your personal marketing goals. More than likely, that responsibility falls on you.