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Consistency is queen

How to Keep Your Marketing Consistent as a Professional

Keeping your marketing consistent if you are in the professional services industry, working as an attorney, CPA, or financial advisor can be challenging.   If you are a local firm, your number one priority is keeping your clients happy by doing good work for them, usually followed by running your operations.  If you’re anything like me …

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The Importance of Demonstrating Value to Your Clients

To have long-term happy clients as an attorney, CPA, or financial advisor, it is instrumental that you not only provide value to your clients but also demonstrate your value to them.   My first job was at Nordstrom. There, I learned the importance of customer service and always taking the best care of your clients at any …

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Become an expert

10,000 Hours

“Success is a function of persistence and doggedness and the willingness to work hard for 22 minutes to make sense of something that most people would give up on after thirty seconds” – Malcolm Gladwell  At my son’s little league end-of-season party yesterday, his coach gave him some great advice which served as an excellent reminder …

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digital marketing seo

Digital Marketing for Attorneys

The goal of digital marketing for attorneys is to generate quality leads from your website.   While there are many components to generating quality leads from your website as an attorney, three accessible places for anyone to start are:   Specialization  Fresh content  Inbound links to your website  Specialization: As an attorney, the more specialized …

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What is the Difference Between Marketing & Business Development?

Building a business from the ground up entails plenty of moving parts. More than scoping your audience, sourcing products, and employing the right people, there are operational aspects of running a company that are confusing. Arguably, the difference between business development and marketing is in a lofty gray area.   For most people, especially those who …

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marketing strategies

Effective Ways to Market Yourself as an Attorney 

Most attorneys didn’t go to law school because they wanted to get into marketing. Most attorneys became attorneys because they were interested in practicing law.   The reality is that when trying to make a partner or start your law practice, marketing is a massive part of the equation on the path to success.   As daunting as marketing …

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Can a Business Owner do Their Own Marketing? 

In theory, a business owner can do their own marketing, but should they do their marketing is the better question. A big part of marketing success is consistency and accountability. What I have noticed repeatedly is that when business owners do their marketing, they will do a decent job with it at first, but then …

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Marketing Break

Summertime Marketing Blues

The summertime can make it hard to devote time to marketing and business development as you are juggling your workload in addition to kids’ summer schedules and vacations, and want to enjoy those long days of summer, beach days, etc., when you can. Marketing and business development are not a “must-do” now (especially if you are …

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Success takes time

A Thought Leadership Marketing Strategy Takes Time

How long does it take to generate business through a thought leadership strategy? I wish I could tell you not long, but the reality is that it takes time.   A thought leadership strategy often takes 6 to 12 months or more to see a significant increase in website traffic, social media activity, leads, and …

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Work anniversary

Tips/ Takeaways From My First Year in Business

The end of this month marks one year in business for me with LHO & Co.! It is truly an exciting milestone! I have been working hard, challenging myself, and feeling more fulfilled than ever before.  Here are a few takeaways/tips from my first year in business.  Even though it is my first year in …

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