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.

Purposeful Content Supporting Sales with Jason Myers

Jason Myers in the Flightpath offices after discussing content marketing as a sales strategy on the Legal Marketing Studio podcast. May 2017

Content requires purpose. Reframing content as part of the sales process helps it to drive lead intelligence gathering and ultimately generate more qualified leads. Jason Myers of Flightpath joins me on this episode of the Legal Marketing Studio to discuss why he frames content marketing in this way and walks us through his approach to content. Whether your firm is just starting to consider a content marketing campaign, pumping out content to no avail or driving significant business from content already, Jason’s insight will prove incredibly useful.

A sample of Flightpath’s white papers that Jason mentions in the podcast can be downloaded here: On Making the Case for Content Marketing.

Recorded May 17, 2017 at Flightpath’s Flatiron offices.

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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Websites for Renegades; a conversation with David Schiffer

In the third episode of the Legal Marketing Studio’s four part mini-series on web design for law firms, David Schiffer of DLS Design describes his process for working with attorneys breaking away from large firms to form their own boutique firms. While we touch on his work with larger firms also, the conversation is focused on the unique needs of smaller firms in their launch phase.

As David mentions in the podcast, we’ve worked together. The most recent collaboration was for Smith Villazor, a boutique firm focused on white collar investigations and trials, regulatory enforcement matters, and high-stakes civil cases. David brought me in to shoot the attorney photographs; the cityscapes are stock images that David’s team customized with a unique color treatment. This site nicely illustrates much of our conversation.

Recorded January 5, 2017 @ the offices of DLS Design in New York City.

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