Marketing teams

Campaigns, thought leadership and project management – 18 ways to stretch MBD resources

At this month’s PM Forum - PM Forum online workshop on “Campaigns, thought leadership and project management” we explored the three topics from a strategic (why) rather than a tactical (how) perspective. 50% of the delegates were from law firms with others from accountancy and consulting practices. There was an Read More

2024-06-24T09:39:13+01:00June 24, 2024|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Strategy|

Avoid the revolving door – Recruiting and retaining marketing and business development professionals in PSFs

The Great Resignation arrived somewhat early in the marketing and business development (M&BD) teams of professional services firms (PSF) after Covid. There was a dizzying whirl of junior and senior professionals moving firms – some pushed by the behaviour of firms during lockdown and others pulled to the attractions of Read More

2023-03-28T09:11:48+01:00August 18, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

Five questions from a campaign, thought leadership and project management workshop

At last week’s campaigns workshop for PM Forum training  we had a full house of delegates with a rare balance between legal, accountancy/actuarial, property/engineering and consultancy firms. This article summarises the key themes emerging and contributes to the learning resources pack of the delegates. Five questions from a campaign, thought Read More

2022-06-27T09:21:28+01:00June 27, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling, Strategy|

Four themes in the art of selling – Integrating marketing and sales, sales process, first contact and selling in a digital world

Earlier this week I ran a full day workshop on selling for MBL  (“The art of selling professional services and winning business”). The day was organised into six modules: the sales process, sales planning, integration with marketing, psychological selling, selling skills and measuring sales success. I selected four themes in Read More

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