Standing out in a sea of experts and becoming a go-to source for journalists can significantly elevate a lawyer’s profile and lead to new business. A strategic approach to media engagement can help you achieve this, turning the occasional press mention into regular appearances in media coverage. Here’s a step-by-step guide for how lawyers can make themselves indispensable to reporters covering the legal beat.

Video has become a powerful tool for B2B leaders looking to elevate their brands on LinkedIn. As the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn offers a unique platform for professionals and companies to showcase their expertise, products and services. But with so much content vying for attention, standing out requires more than just well-written posts and articles. This is where video comes into play, transforming the way brands engage with their audience and carve out their niche in the industry.

Creating an engaging and informative alumni newsletter is a crucial component of a law firm’s alumni relations strategy. Not only does it serve as a bridge reconnecting former colleagues with the firm, but it also fosters a sense of community and ongoing engagement among the alumni network. The key to a successful alumni newsletter lies in striking the right balance between sharing news about the firm and focusing on content that resonates with alumni. Here are some essential components and creative ideas for what to include in a law firm’s alumni newsletter.

Law firms are continually seeking innovative ways to strengthen their networks, enhance their reputation, recruit junior and senior lawyers, and foster business development opportunities. One often overlooked strategy is the implementation of a robust alumni relations program. While the concept of alumni relations is traditionally associated with educational institutions, it is equally important for law firms. The key to unlocking its full potential lies in having a dedicated alumni professional—either internally or through outsourcing. Here’s why your law firm needs a dedicated alumni professional and the critical role they play.

Attending a professional conference is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming experience, filled with opportunities for learning, networking and professional growth. However, the momentum gained at these events can quickly fade if you don’t act upon it soon. To truly leverage the potential of conference connections and insights, it’s important to have a strategic post-conference action plan. Here are five actionable steps that business professionals can take to build their brands and businesses after attending a conference.

When it comes to building a strong personal brand, standing out is crucial. Today, as we experience an eclipse, it’s a great opportunity to draw parallels between this rare celestial event and the uniqueness of personal branding. Just as an eclipse engages us with its rarity and uniqueness, a strong personal brand captures the attention of its audience in a crowded digital landscape.

LinkedIn has become much more than a place to look for jobs or share business insights. It’s an important platform focused on networking with other professionals, including everyone from past and present clients to potential leads, current and former colleagues and business partners. Your network is key to making the most out of LinkedIn.

For many lawyers, the thought of business development brings to mind images of daunting tasks outside their comfort zone. Yet, embedding growth strategies into your everyday activities can be surprisingly manageable and highly effective. Here are ideas on how to take a more effective approach to business development that feels natural, not forced, in your daily life.

Social media is an essential tool for law firms looking to grow their presence and attract new clients. For small law firms or solo practitioners with tight budgets, the challenge is to use social media smartly without overspending or overextending yourself. Here are practical tips for making the most of social media in a cost-effective way: