I hope you’re all doing well in spite of these difficult times. I wanted to let you know about a free virtual program I’m doing tomorrow June 4 at 1pm ET. Anyone can join – consultants, in-house marketers of any level, lawyers or business professionals.

The program will cover how to use social media

We are in uncharted waters right now with the outbreak of COVID-19. Law firms and other businesses are trying to function in a volatile and rapidly changing environment, including adapting to its employees working remotely for the first time. Most of our contact both professionally and personally will be done online for the foreseeable future. So how do you market your company and yourself during this uncertain time? The answer is online.

As so many of us have been forced to isolate and much of the world is on a temporary shutdown, we will be depending on social media more than ever to connect with others, and using online resources to conduct business and network.

Pandemic or not, LinkedIn is the most important social media channel for professionals in any field. While we need to be physically apart at this time, we should not be social media distancing. In fact, we should be leaning into social media and using it to enhance our relationships both personally and professionally. It’s exactly the social glue we need right now.

Content marketing and sharing content via email and social media has never been a more important way to communicate with clients, colleagues, referral sources, recruits and alumni while we are unable to see each other in person. Your goal should be to build stronger relationships and help others through value-added content during this stressful time.

While you should be completely sensitive to current market conditions and create content relevant to what’s happening in the world right now (such as creating coronavirus-related thought leadership and webinars), this is not the time to disappear from your clients — or to suspend your marketing activities. In fact, this is the time to lean in and position yourself as a leader and authority in your respective area of the law.

There are so many things you can do right now to help guide your clients through the coronavirus outbreak using social media and content. Here are some ideas.


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Here are 10 quick tips on how to use social media to build your business and brand for any size company or individuals looking to enhance their profile.

  1. Share content that is helpful and useful for your target audience and written in their language
  2. Offer solutions and insights to your clients’ pain points with everything

Every piece of content you post on social media should always support your overall business goals. Take the time to figure out what your goals are before you start posting content. This will help you figure out which social platforms to use and what you should say on those platforms.

  • Post with purpose
  • Post to

It can be hard to come up with new content ideas especially when you are a small/ or mid-size firm. The key to social media success is to consistently post helpful content.

Here are 11 ways to take your content to the next level and fill in your social media calendar:

  1. Use visuals with every

When it comes to content, being sensitive to current market conditions and disseminating content and programs that are designed to inform your clients and help them navigate this unprecedented time should be your only guiding principle.

Here are a few things not to do right now during the pandemic when it comes to content and

Cathy Duke is the Chief Talent Officer at Robinson+Cole (she is the first person to have this role at her firm). She spent 20+ years at Proskauer where she was the Legal Director for its top-ranked Labor and Employment Department. Prior to that, Cathy was a white-collar criminal defense and commercial litigation lawyer in private practice. I met Cathy when we both worked at Proskauer, and I always found her to be a great colleague and incredibly smart.

She was recently interviewed about her new role in Hartford Business. Learn more about Cathy in this Women Who Wow profile.
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I wrote a new article for Law.com and the Mid-Market Report on “How To Maintain and Build Your Business During COVID-19.”

As I note, the most important question you should ask yourself right now is “how can we support our clients and our profession during this time?” Let that guide everything you do as a

Join me on Friday, May 1 for a webinar on how to create compelling visuals to accompany your social media posts with a focus on Canva.

As we are all producing a lot of content during the COVID-19 pandemic, how do we make our posts stand out?

In this interactive webinar, I will take

Join me on Friday, May 1 for a webinar on how to create compelling visuals to accompany your social media posts with a focus on Canva.

As we are all producing a lot of content during the COVID-19 pandemic, how do we make our posts stand out?

In this interactive webinar, I will take attendees