The purpose of this brief article is to convey PSM LLC’s approach to public and media relations for lawyers and law firms.
Since its inception over 20 years ago, PSM Marketing has been a true virtual marketing firm. Early on, PSM allowed for flexible work hours, remote working, video conferencing, and overall work-life balance back when those concepts were truly novel in most corporate settings. This progressive business model has helped establish PSM as a true thought leader in the Twin Cities business community. Today, workplace culture is shifting to include the desires of Gen Xers and Millennials; two generations that prioritize work-life balance. So why does this model work so well? What magic did PSM tap into way before it was cool? Let’s explore.
You’ve done the work, put in the time, and graduated from law school. Now you can begin your career as a successful attorney in private practice! It’s an exciting time for any new lawyer, with endless possibilities and myriad paths to take. One thing will always apply for any new lawyer, though, and that’s the importance of marketing yourself and your skill set.
You know you need a blog on your website. You’ve heard all of the statistics on how it will drive traffic to your website and increase SEO and make you a thought leader, and, heck, you even have things you want to write about. But every time you open Microsoft Word to start typing away, […]
Against their best interest, some lawyers and professional service providers would prefer to avoid marketing altogether. Unfortunately for these individuals, marketing is key to sustaining a practice or a small business. In an article for The American Bar Association, Terrie S. Wheeler, a Marketing Coaching expert, breaks the news: the “If I build it, they […]
In a culture that celebrates doing all the things, the idea of focusing on a niche might seem counterintuitive or even a little crazy. I mean, won’t limiting your client base squash your firm’s growth potential? The truth is, concentrating on a specific niche, or target market, may actually help you come out ahead. Here’s […]
Facebook for Fun or Business? Most of us have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. We tend to love it for reconnecting with old friends, sharing our news and looking at endless pictures of acquaintances when we are supposed to be sleeping. But since Facebook has gone public, it has changed for the user and for […]
PSM Marketing relies heavily on a comprehensive PR strategy to help clients build name recognition and awareness in the marketplace. PSM Founder and President, Terrie S. Wheeler, MBC, a veteran in Law Firm Marketing, shares her understanding of the nuances of PR planning and media outreach for law firms. Even though the article was written […]
SEO – Search Engine Optimization The term “SEO” is a very popular term and the process of it tends to be quite confusing. SEO is basically what happens on and behind your website to ensure that it is visible to your audience online. For example, if you are trying to find a pair of blue […]
There’s a lot published about personal brand and its importance. It’s essential that you take the time to hone in on your personal brand – especially if you are looking to make a career change or launch a business or consulting practice. When your Brand is your Team’s Brand But what about when you are […]