Building a Personal Brand with Jasmine Sandler

A strong personal brand can help an attorney or executive to develop new business for his or her firm or company. Jasmine Sandler, keynote speaker, trainer, author and consultant in digital marketing and social selling for global organizations, joins me on the latest podcast to discuss her process for helping attorneys, executives and entrepreneurs build, grow and protect this kind of personal brand. Our conversation touches on the kinds of goals and initiatives served by building these kinds of personal brands, the interaction between this personal branding and firm branding, and the buy-in and commitment required to succeed.

Download Jasmine’s Personal Branding Checklist from her website (will open as a PDF).

Recorded June 15, 2017 at the offices of Jasmine Sandler.

Reaching Big Audiences via Mass Media, a conversation with Dan Timins

Daniel Timins’s approach to content exemplifies its ability to extend one’s marketing reach while amplifying one’s influence and reputation. Building on several years of blogging, Dan began placing articles with mainstream media outlets and online content portals. His work appears frequently in Kiplinger, Yahoo Finance and Investopedia among others. In this episode we discuss how he gained access to these outlets, what kind of support structures he had, and the challenges to maintaining an active writing habit and to measuring its quantitative impact on the bottom line.

Samples of Dan’s writing can be found at Nasdaq, Yahoo Finance, Investopedia, and Kiplinger.

Recorded June 14th, 2017 in the Law Offices of Daniel Timins.

Good Photography is Vital in Effective Legal Marketing with Michael N Meyer

Good photography echoes and amplifies your marketing messages while effectively boosting engagement with written content. In this episode, I encourage attorneys (and marketers working with attorneys) to expand their concept of how they can and should use photographs or other visual content in their marketing. It is no longer enough to have a mediocre attorney portrait; nor is it enough to have only one’s attorney portrait. At the very least that portrait should be built around the firm brand; ideally it will be built around the firm brand, support its marketing strategies and exist within a library of like images that can be repurposed across the full range of communications that an individual attorney or larger firm is making use of.

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Survey Says: What 2016 Staffing and Training Trends Suggest We’ll see in 2017 with Eva Wisnik

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Eva Wisnik, founder of Wisnik Career Enterprises, launched the 2017 Legal Marketing Studio season with a conversation about what she saw from a training and placement perspective in 2016 and what these insights suggest we’ll see in law firms’ priorities in marketing and business development in 2017. Key takeaways: leadership and a clear vision is key to strong firms’ performance; with many larger firms having clarified their branding and collateral, the emphasis in hiring is moving to PR and business development roles; alumni programming is being brought into the BD fold; and writing skills and a service orientation are key to succeeding in marketing and BD roles.

The Wisnik Career Enterprises’s Fall 2016 Salary/BD Survey that Eva and I discuss in this episode can be found here.

Recorded January 10, 2017 @ the offices of Wisnik Career Enterprises in New York City.

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