Rainmaking Recommendation # 175: Getting to Know You: Using Google Alerts to Find/Know Your Clients

The last Rainmaking Recommendation discussed the benefits of using social media monitoring to grow your book of business.  In this recommendation, I will be showing you how to find and learn more about your current and prospective clients. There are people out there who are having conversations every single day on the internet.  In some […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #174: Using Social Listening/Monitoring to Build Your Book of Business – Part 1

Have you ever thought about using social monitoring to build your book of business? Social monitoring/listening is using tools, like Google Alerts, Social Mention, Talkwalker, Mention (to name a scant few) to monitor what is on the internet based on specific queries that you set up. Many of them are free of charge or offer a freemium version (a less […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #149: Get Social or Else!

It’s 2017.  More and more lawyers are using Social Media and the numbers keep growing.  A recent post by Nicole Black writing for MyCase provides some of the latest statistics about  how lawyers are using social media and blogging for marketing and business development purposes. Additionally, in their annual survey, Findlaw has determined that consumers […]

A LINKED IN RANT or how not to get my business …. Ever!

Have we met? Have we connected in any way on Linked In? Do I even know who you are? Do you even know who I am other than looking at my profile? If not, please do not send me a solicitation email about your services through my Linked In Account. Sure we may have a […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #60: Because the Bed Won’t Come to You

Q:  Why do you have to go to bed at night?  A:  Because the bed won’t come to you! Okay, I know it’s a really bad kindergarten joke (I hope you are smiling), but the point is that clients won’t always just come to you.  You have to “go” to them. Where do you find […]

Rainmaking Recommendation # 50: Put the Social in Social Media

Are you using Twitter?  Facebook?  Linked In?  Google +? Or any of the hundreds of websites that are considered “social media?”  Great! If you haven’t gotten on board yet with Social Media sites, understand this – Social media is not a fad.  It is not going away.  It continues to evolve as a method of […]