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‘Is this the worst law firm holiday e-card ever?’

“Is this the worst law firm holiday e-card ever?” That’s the question posed to me by a friend who’d received it today from an international law firm. I’ve often said how risky I think it is to mix business with a religious holiday card. I tell our clients not to even insert a business card inside Read more >>

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Wolf Greenfield’s Awesome IP Law Holiday Card

Wolf Greenfield’s Awesome Intellectual Property Law Firm Holiday Card There are a handful of law firm holiday cards I always look forward to, the ones that truly go the extra mile.  IP firm Wolf Greenfield is on that list. They always find a creative way to connect their cards to their IP practice, and this Read more >>

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Literally the season’s BEST law firm holiday card.

Today I received literally the season’s BEST law firm holiday card. It’s a nice simple e-card that gently supports the firm’s brand.  A number of years ago we worked with the wonderful Maggie Watkins, then CMO of 200-lawyer Best Best & Krieger to develop a new brand and website. We’d joked that she was literally working at the Read more >>

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Connecting your law firm holiday card to your brand message.

Connecting your law firm holiday card to your brand message. I received a nice simple holiday card from an old client, Bryant Miller Olive, a top finance law firm and Florida’s market leader in public finance and bond work.  Back around 2006, they were moving into new geographic markets and needed to build name recognition and Read more >>

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Crazy Holiday Cards: Lawyers as Catwoman & Wonder Woman?

Unique Law Firm Holiday Cards: Lawyers as Superheroes and Ballerinas I blogged last week about the unique holiday card of the delightful ballet-attired ERISA lawyers at Oakland, California’s Springer & Roberts. I quickly received a Comment from Laura Mazza, a lawyer from Bain Mazza & Debski, who apparently knows Ms. Springer and Ms. Roberts, and Read more >>

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You’ve never seen ANYTHING like this law firm’s unique holiday card…

I’ve never seen ANYTHING like this law firm’s holiday card. Never. I’ve ranted about and railed against boring or clichéd holiday cards for decades, yet nearly every day in December another one or two (or ten) bland and politically correct cards featuring snowy landscapes or skylines, ice skaters, or children’s holiday artwork arrive, unsigned, in my mailbox.  <Open. Glance. Toss.> Read more >>

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This Year’s First Memorable Law Firm Holiday E-Card (2014)

2014’s First Noteworthy Law Firm Holiday E-Card is from BLG. Canada’s national Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) is “committed to instilling a love of reading” through its “BLG Reads to Kids” program. For a decade, their professionals have been volunteering at local schools to read with the kids.  The holiday animation is a page-turning pop-up book showing the children’s comments Read more >>

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Marketing an International Law Firm Network (Post 2 of 3)

[This is the second part of a three-part post regarding how to market an international law or accounting firm network. Based upon a speech Ross Fishman delivered to Legus International’s Fall Conference, the first post discussed how (a) the firms’ member contacts can market themselves within the network, and (b) the member firms can get better Read more >>

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Marketing an International Law Firm Network (1 of 3)

Marketing an International Law Firm Network (Part 1 of 3) As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m a big fan of international law and accounting firm networks. I’ve seen first-hand the value global networks and affiliations offer to their members, including generating both in-bound and out-bound referrals. But it doesn’t happen automatically; it takes work to maximize Read more >>

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AD: “Your CMO is stupid. So hire us.”

“Your CMO is stupid. So hire us.” OK, that’s not precisely verbatim, but that’s what this ad seems to be saying. Wow. Here’s an ad for a B2B marketing company that’s been running lately in Chief Executive magazine: How in the world can you develop a successful working relationship with the CMO and in-house marketers after Read more >>

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