Ladies Day Networking football event with Kelly Simmons MBE and Karren Brady

Posted on: May 25, 2010

Way back in 1998 I conducted a small research study in the legal profession about attitudes towards female only networking events. The results were interesting – 50% were for and 50% were against them, although there was a clear preference for them in the regions. So it was with great interest that I received an […]

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The 12 essentials of law firm web sites

Posted on: May 18, 2010

One of my favourite lawyer clients is chairing a discussion for an international group of small-medium law firms soon debating “the essentials for a law firm web site?”. Whilst most firms will have a web site, often they were hastily put in place without due consideration as to aims and strategy and possibly haven’t been […]

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Marketing a family law practice

Posted on: December 15, 2009

Last week I presented a session on marketing family law practices at CLT’s annual conference on “Management challenges facing family law practitioners”. At the session I promised the delegates two things – first, a simple introduction to Twitter (please see the earlier blog posts) and second, a commentary on some of the issues raised in […]

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Part one – Why? Twitter for lawyers, accountants and surveyors

Posted on: December 10, 2009

Web 2.0. Social networks. Social marketing. There’s lots of jargon – and hype – about it all. Most senior professionals will associate things such as Myspace and Facebook with their teenage kids and dismiss them from consideration as serious business tools. So here, in part one, I ask the question Why? Twitter for lawyers, accountants […]

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Business Development Checklist for Junior Professionals

Posted on: October 30, 2009

I am often asked to run short training sessions at legal, accountancy and surveying practices with the aim of helping young professionals start their business development activities in support of the firm’s marketing and business development programmes. Here is a summary of some of the ideas provided: Be a good Ambassador You are a walking, […]

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