Business Development for Lawyers

Posted on: September 14, 2011

Yesterday, I ran one of the regular CLT training courses on “Business Development for Lawyers” in Holborn. We were located at the De Veer Hotel and it was a small but friendly group. A diverse range of lawyers were present from an equally diverse range of firms – a sole practitioner from Surrey, commercial and […]

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CubeSocial – Personal conversation management rather than Corporate client relationship management?

Posted on: September 7, 2011

In many marketing and BD teams, the focus is on managing large, central client or CRM databases into which everyone enters their clients, referrers, contacts and activities so that some sort of co-ordination, planning and tracking can take place. But many lawyers, accountants and surveyors continue to resist using such systems. Their reasons are many […]

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Social media, reputation management and employment law

Posted on: September 7, 2011

I’m not a lawyer nor an employment expert, but a number of clients have asked for help in developing their social media policy with regards to protecting their reputation and those of their people. Naturally, I always talk to the relevant lawyers and HR people. So it was interesting to read a recent seven page […]

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Case study: haysmacintyre accountants and social media

Posted on: July 4, 2011

Almost two years ago, haysmacintyre (a 24 partner accountancy practice providing audit, tax, corporate finance and other services from central London offices) embarked upon integrating social media into its corporate marketing campaign. The firm was (and remains) a leader in the not for profit sector and had an active programme of newsletters, seminars, sponsorship and […]

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Conference report – RICS London Social Media Conference 2011

Posted on: April 4, 2011

Those of you following me on Twitter (RedStarKim) will have seen numerous tweets from me bearing the hashtag #ricssm and this blog provides a more detailed account of the introduction to social media for property conference on 4th April 2011. Peter Bradley of Orbital Media and our chair kicked the afternoon off – we were all […]

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