A personal approach to cross-selling

A personal approach to cross-selling Posted on: August 2, 2018

In my blog posts about referrer management and cross-selling, I usually tackle the subject from a firm-wide perspective – goals, strategy, planning, change management, systems, information, rewards and measurement. But many lawyers, accountants and surveyors – especially those at the early stages of their career – ask me what they can do personally to support […]

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Strategy silos – is marketing guilty too? Align, integrate, focus, educate and champion

Strategy silos – is marketing guilty too? Align, integrate, focus, educate and champion Posted on: July 18, 2018

A short while ago, I travelled to Birmingham for a West Midlands Professional Marketing Forum  meeting to talk about “Towards strategic marketing”. Yesterday, I presented at a professional services conference in Sussex (organised by Consortium  and supported by CIM) and presented on a similar topic. Whereas we often consider our lawyers, accountants and surveyors to work in silos I […]

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Marketing after the technology revolution?

Marketing after the technology revolution? Posted on: July 2, 2018

This article appeared as the leader in Professional Marketing magazine (Summer 2018 edition) where I am Editorial Consultant in Chief. I used to think that the MarTech revolution had bypassed professional services but now I’m not so sure. I’ve seen the future and it is automated. So how will marketing and business development roles change? […]

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Accountancy marketing case study – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA

Accountancy marketing case study – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA Posted on: June 8, 2018

I’m always on the lookout for great marketing and communications campaigns and I found an excellent sector initiative by a UK wide accountancy association – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA. It’s a good accountancy marketing case study. The main research publication is the annual report (the latest is for 2017/2018 but it […]

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Referrer and intermediary management – 13 top tips from a workshop (May 2018)

Referrer and intermediary management Posted on: June 4, 2018

I’m delighted to say that there were lots of delegates from law firms, accountancy firms, structural engineers, insolvency practitioners, banks and insurers at the recent referrer and intermediary management workshop in London http://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Developing-More-Work-from-Referrers-_-Intermediaries/5770/ At the end of the day, after considering how to generate better and more recommendations from internal sources, existing clients and external third […]

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