How can lawyers and law firms maximize their social media marketing?

Lawyers are often far behind other professions when it comes to using marketing to grow their business. Fortunately, this is changing, and I was honored recently to be among the panelists addressing Social Media’s Heavy LIFT (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) for Lawyers and Law Firms. Organized by the Social Media Association, our discussion centered on how attorneys and firms could benefit from social media and specific tactics to improve their results. (more…)

9 simple LinkedIn tips to help increase your revenue

Most professionals have a profile on LinkedIn, but few are taking full advantage of all that LinkedIn has to offer. This is a wasted opportunity because LinkedIn is an effective tool to help you get noticed, stay top of mind and build deeper relationships with your contacts. For those willing to spend at least 15 minutes a day on LinkedIn, there are great rewards. Remember that as you take these steps: (more…)

5 ways video can jumpstart your digital marketing

Many professional service firms are far behind other industries in adopting video marketing, but it is slowly changing. Why? Because video is effective across every marketing communication touchpoint. (more…)

8 reasons why people aren’t liking or sharing your social media posts

Many professionals reject social media marketing because they think it takes too much time with little pay off. When they do post articles, they don’t get much of a response, so they feel it doesn’t work. However, social media, like all marketing, is about targeting, consistency, and quality. If you aren’t seeing results in your social media marketing, consider whether some of the following issues may be the problem: (more…)

7 myths about social media that are hurting your business

Are you uncomfortable with or skeptical about social media marketing? Many professionals misunderstand what social media is about and how it can help their business. For instance, do the myths below sound familiar? Beliefs like these are keeping you from taking advantage of an inexpensive and effective way to market your practice. (more…)

9 tips for integrating video into your marketing strategy

The latest video marketing statistics illustrate why firms should be using video content to more effectively reach and engage their target audiences. However, many professional service firms have been slow to use video. At a recent Legal Marketing Association program, a panel of experts shared best practices for getting started with video. (more…)

Biggest marketing takeaways for small firms

How can small firms improve their marketing? Earlier this month, I joined a panel discussion on marketing at the Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium sharing tips on how small firms can successfully market their practice. Regardless of what kind of professional service firm you have, the same rules apply – firms must clearly differentiate themselves, be consistent in their marketing and focus on building relationships. (more…)

Personal branding tips to grow your business

By Edie Reinhardt and Marla Seiden.

Do you have a personal brand? Many people don’t know what a personal brand is and can’t identify their own brand. As a result, they can’t maximize their brand to improve their career and business prospects. Your brand describes what you’re known for and what people expect from you. (more…)

Top 10 marketing dos and don’ts

Many professionals aren’t comfortable with marketing. Good marketing isn’t a mystery, but it does take time to figure out. A good way to get started is to consider some marketing dos and don’ts to guide your efforts so they will be more effective in attracting business. (more…)