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|

Writing tips for finding news stories, backstories and explainers

When you are writing articles and blogs you usually focus on topical and newsworthy stories and developments. However, at a recent writing workshop we discussed the role of well-written pieces of explanatory material when they are used as backstories and explainers. So here are some writing tips for finding stories, Read More

2021-04-03T15:11:17+01:00April 29, 2019|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Property, Web Sites|

Developing a business psychology practice – Communicating a consulting profile and reputation

It was a great pleasure to develop and present a module on “Developing a business psychology practice – Communicating a consulting profile and reputation” for international students of the MSc Business Psychology course at the University of Westminster recently. This post summarises the key points discussed. Planning your practice A plan Read More

Building a personal brand – Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley

At the 2017 Professional Marketing Conference http://www.pmforum.co.uk/conference.aspx Daniel Priestley, co-founder of Dent and author of the book “Key Person of Influence – the Five Step Model of the most highly valued and highly paid people in your industry” presented one of the overview sessions on personal effectiveness. In essence, his Read More

Business development writing for lawyers – 13 top tips for writing for impact

Academic writing. Technical writing. Professional writing. Lawyers are generally good writers. But business development writing by lawyers? That’s a different can of worms. I recently ran some workshops on business development writing for lawyers – providing guidance and coaching on how to achieve impact and response. We considered a variety Read More

2016-07-11T15:38:31+01:00July 11, 2016|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Social Media|