Book Review: The Legal PR Guide – Gaining buy-in to law firm media relations

Last month saw the launch of the PRCA’s Legal PR Guide which was produced in conjunction with Byfield Consultancy. I contributed the chapter on buy-in. About the Legal PR Guide At just 60 pages, the Legal PR Guide is short and to the point. But it contains a wealth of Read More

2019-12-12T13:42:43+00:00December 12, 2019|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing|

Google and social media advertising

Working predominantly with business-to-business (B2B) professional services firms, there is little opportunity to do much advertising. Most of the firms I work with focus on generating online interest through content management and search strategies although social media advertising is becoming increasingly popular with some law, accountancy and property firms. I’m Read More

2018-04-05T15:30:14+01:00April 5, 2018|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Property, Social Media, Web Sites|

Thought leadership, campaigns and project management – Nine insights from a workshop (2017)

Recently, I facilitated a workshop on thought leadership, campaigns and project management with delegates from legal, accountancy and consultancy firms for the Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx The key insights from the delegates’ perspective were as follows: 1. Objectives enable measurement In order to measure the effectiveness of a campaign it Read More

2018-01-04T14:34:10+00:00January 4, 2018|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Selling, Strategy|

There’s a real person behind that Persona

This leader article: "There's a real person behind that Persona" was originally published in the Summer 2016 edition of Professional Marketing magazine for PM Forum members. Don’t get me wrong. I’m delighted to see the professionalization of marketing and business development supported by sophisticated software. There are amazing analytics programmes Read More

2021-04-07T17:24:25+01:00July 20, 2016|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Client service insights – Empathy, measurement and reverse thinking

Three recent news reports captured my attention on client service insights for law firms and professional service firms.  Addleshaw Goddard solicitors uses empathy Addleshaw Goddard – a major law firm – topped the charts for client service (performance and value for money) in the Nisus Consulting research http://www.nisus.net/   to become Read More

2017-03-16T12:35:22+00:00July 4, 2016|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|