Private client marketing – Competing in the digital era

Posted on: November 9, 2017 Private client lawyers

This article on “Private client marketing – competing in the digital era” was published in the November 2017 edition of The Law Society’s PS magazine for private client lawyers http://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/private-client/ps-magazine/ Whilst we should be excited about the potential of digital technologies to help busy private client lawyers with their business development activities, it seems that […]

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Differentiation strategies and innovation

Posted on: June 9, 2017 Differentiation strategies and innovation

Differentiation is a question that is raised in many of my strategy and business development workshops for professional service firms. Differentiation is the process of identifying a difference between your own and competing products or services that has some value to clients. Differentiation is a fundamental marketing concept for the mature markets of the legal, […]

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Legal marketing case studies – Digital marketing at The Law Society Law Management Conference 2017

Posted on: April 25, 2017 Private client lawyers

I recently attended The Law Society’s Law Management Section conference (#LMSConf2017 https://events.lawsociety.org.uk/ClientApps/Silverbear.Web.EDMS/public/default.aspx?tabId=37&id=1428&orgId=1&guid=1155d437-8a7a-467d-87cf-2c38cfd6fbe3) There were lots of excellent presentations and this blog (one of three) summarises the information relating to legal marketing case studies. The Law Society At the start of the conference Robert Bourns, President of The Law Society, mentioned that The Law Society’s campaign […]

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Law Society legal market research 2016 – The future of legal services

Posted on: April 1, 2016 legal market research 2016

This legal market research report was published in January and is a cracking example of comprehensive SLEPT (or PEST) and market attractiveness analyses that will be valuable to any law firm strategic planning process. It’s a whopping 64 pages and it’s worth its weight in gold. It identifies five clusters of interacting key drivers of […]

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Marketing planning in a nutshell – Selecting a strategy

Posted on: February 29, 2016

At last week’s “Marketing planning in a nutshell” workshop by Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ the delegates requested that I write a blog on selecting strategies. The first part of the session focused on the marketing audit – analysing internal and external sources of information in order to identify strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats as well […]

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