Q1. How do you keep a level of consistency in your message and retain engagement on a long-term basis? A. Be clear about your target audience and ensure your network includes a healthy proportion of those key individuals and organisations. Listen,
Here is the 2nd part of my review of social media management for professional service businesses, derived from typical questions posed over the past few months. Q. How do you inject personality into a firm’s twitter account to encourage engagement? A.
Recently we witnessed the media storm related to an exchange between two “professional” individuals on LinkedIn. By professional I’m talking about a barrister and a senior solicitor. No lightweights in the legal world. An associate tenant barrister working toward a
There are no shortage of “top tip” type posts extolling the virtues of marketing you or your business on social media platforms. Many offer useful practical advice and are indeed helpful whilst others appear to offer nothing other than the
Later this year our first born turns 20. Her generation has been the first to grow up in the “social” World we all now inhabit. Migrating from MSN messenger a brief flirtation with MySpace before Facebook appeared on the scene.
Have you noticed it’s getting harder to generate meaningful responses and take part in active “real time” conversations on social media platforms? I have and I know many others who experience the same issue which is why I think we
Devising a successful marketing plan hasn’t always been easy but your options were pretty straightforward. Depending on budget and market your choices were clear and experience along with a good creative agency would go a long way to delivering results.
“Thought Leadership” now there’s a two word phrase that has emerged through the social channels in the past couple of years. As with any trendy term the bandwagon soon becomes full and chased by those who think they know the
Managing a Law Firm in Uncertain Times My year has so far been a flurry of activity – clients seeking new initiatives to stave off the competition and the search for a bright torch to show the path through the
We’re all under pressure for one reason or another. This ever developing technology has not delivered its promise of greater leisure time and standards of living; well not for most of us anyway. Instead we’re expected to task like a
Does this sound familiar? You settle down to relax after a days work, the TV is as usual on and turning out the usual “reality” fest of low grade entertainment. Out of courtesy you check what your partner/family/ friends would
You’ve followed the advice, created the accounts, sent out the messages, uploaded the links, shared photos and pointed followers and friends to your blog and even taken the time to comment regularly on topical business matters on Linkedin. So why
If you’ve embraced social media in your business you might not have yet considered how to check to see if your efforts are making a return. Of course the obvious signs are followers who buy from you or make recommendations
Listening to professional service firms across the UK, I hear time and time again of their frustration with social media. “I just don’t get it, everyone talks about it but no one has the time to do it, even when I
I’m a big fan of social media in all it’s forms; they’re great tools to help keep you in touch and connected to a wide circle of friends, colleagues, contacts and acquaintances. But apparently there’s a limit to how many