Proactive Marketing and BD Executive – Data, Reach, Qualifications, Skills, Metaphors, Relationships and Confidence (April 2021)

The 18 delegates at the April PM Forum day workshop on “The Proactive Marketing and Business Development Executive”  were evenly split between legal and accountancy firms with a slight majority from law firms. Throughout the day there was lots of interaction through polls, break out exercises and discussion. Here I Read More

2021-04-22T15:28:08+01:00April 22, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Strategic thinking – It’s a jungle out there

On 17 February I had the pleasure of facilitating a sold-out workshop on “Being more strategic” for the PM Forum. There were delegates from large and small law firms, patent attorneys, accountants, actuaries and management consultants. This is a summary of the session which I promised I’d share with the Read More

2021-04-01T16:12:24+01:00February 23, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Marketing and BD planning – Segmentation, Rock Stars and Engagement (Feb 2021)

Last week, delegates from large and small law firms and an engineering consultancy joined me for a “Marketing and Business Development Planning in a Nutshell” half day training workshop through the  Professional Marketing Forum. We covered a huge amount of material from marketing and business development basics, progressed step-by-step through the Read More

2021-04-01T17:42:58+01:00February 18, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Strategy|

Influencer marketing in professional services

Whilst we might not call it influencer marketing in professional services, it is usually an important component of our marketing, communications and sales strategies. I spend a lot of time helping firms establish and improve their marketing, referrer management and client relationship management strategies and influencer marketing usually features. And Read More

Impact of Covid on marketing and business development

This leader article – the impact of Covid on marketing and business development - appeared in Professional Marketing magazine Winter 2020 edition.  Rather than wallow in the awful cost of Covid19, I wanted to reflect on its positive impact on professional services marketing and business development. The pandemic has bridged Read More

2021-03-30T18:07:40+01:00December 2, 2020|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|
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