Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners

Posted on: January 11, 2019

At the end of 2018 I was invited to facilitate a Managing Partners’ Forum (http://www.mpfglobal.com/) breakfast roundtable titled: Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners. There were managing partners of law, accountancy and management consulting firms present – and the session was chaired by Richard Thorby. Here’s a summary of the key points I […]

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Book review: Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers (by Pippa Blakemore)

Posted on: December 13, 2018 Social Media in Business Development and Relationship Management: A Guide for Lawyers

Thanks to Pippa Blakemore for this great and comprehensive review of my recent book “Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers”. Further details of the book are available here: https://www.globelawandbusiness.com/special-reports/social-media-in-business-development-and-relationship-management-a-guide-for-lawyers Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers Social media can be both tantalising and terrifying. […]

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Help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Gaining lawyer interest and engagement with the potential value of social media in both business development and relationship management is a regular theme in buy-in and marketing training workshops. So this new book is designed to help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively. There’s a challenging education element – helping lawyers to […]

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Professional Marketing Forum conference report 2018: The Bare Necessities

Posted on: November 8, 2018

This article was published in Professional Marketing magazine http://www.pmforum.co.uk/pm-magazine/pm-magazine.aspx I have written many Professional Marketing Forum Conference reports over the past decade. A list is shown towards the end. It was a pleasant change to have Lucy Canning, newly appointed to the Board of Grant Thornton UK, as chair in the familiar hall at the […]

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Thought leadership campaigns and project management: Eight Essentials

Posted on: September 21, 2018 thought leadership campaign project management

At a recent thought leadership campaign and project management workshop (http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) we spent a while considering the strategic context for identifying, gaining support for, developing and executing thought leadership campaigns. These eight essentials emerged from our discussion:  1. Entrepreneurship Marketing is about anticipating client needs and fulfilling them profitably. Thought leadership needs an entrepreneurial approach […]

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