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 Register today to learn: “How You Can Optimize Your LinkedIn CONNECTIONS for New Client Development.” The 20% discount off webinar registration expires THIS FRIDAY, Feb 19th!  Here are the three upcoming webinars: 1) For Lawyers of Racial, Ethnic, Gender, and Preference Diversity: Unique Ways for DIVERSE LAWYERS to Optimize Their LinkedIn CONNECTIONS — webinar being held next week, Wed. Feb 24 2) How You Can Optimize Your LinkedIn CONNECTIONS for New Client Development: For LITIGATORS –…
 As Seen on The Impact Lawyers magazine Because I have been using LinkedIn for more than 17 years, have over 16,000 connections on LinkedIn, and have been named a Top Thought Leader on LinkedIn, I wrote this article as a step-by-step guide on ways to optimize your use of hashtags on LinkedIn. Please note: This article is not intended to be a 100% comprehensive or exhaustive discussion of all the things that can be…
 By: Julie Savarino, author of the highly rated book Survive and Thrive Post-Pandemic  As seen on JD Supra The general counsel panel discussion held during the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Global Summit was excellent! This article summarizes some key takeaways.   Panelists: Maaike de Bie, group general counsel and company secretary, easyJet Bradley Gayton, senior vice president and general counsel, Coca-Cola Dev Stahlkopf, corporate vice president, general counsel, and corporate…
Virtual backgrounds on Zoom and other video-conferencing platforms often make the person’s head/shoulders pixelate and appear to dissolve to others watching on the video-call. This can be quite distracting! Given that #remotework and #WFH is not ever going away completely, here are some possible solutions: Do not use fake backgrounds at all. Instead consider: Making sure your lighting is even. Using an uncluttered background.   Adding a few, select knickknacks on a shelf or some…
Is it possible for busy lawyers, accountants, financial advisors, consultants, and other professionals to develop business and clients using LinkedIn for only 30 minutes a week?! And to do so without posting content? The answer is yes, but with some caveats. Read on for best practices, how tos, and tips. LinkedIn 2021: LinkedIn has now been around for over 17 years! It currently has over 610 million members and approximately 303 million active monthly users (40%, or…
  Get the PERFECT gift for lawyers, accountants, legal marketingprofessionals, consultants, and other professional servicesproviders! Buy either or both of these highly-rated books on Amazon by Monday, November 30, 2020, and get a 2nd one free* – https://www.amazon.com/Julie-Savarino/e/B07L2YK7FR?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1606578368&sr=8-2   *This offer applies to both eBook and paperback versions. Purchase required by Monday, November 30, 2020 6 pm EST. Once purchased, email a copy of your receipt to Julie@BusDevInc.com, and get a 2nd copy free! The free,…
Top-rated, online business development, client development, and sales tools are ON SALE — up to 50% off — for a limited time!  For lawyers, legal marketing professionals, law firms, leaders, and other professional services providers and firms.  Here are the links to all the resources ON SALE!  1)    Vimeo.com – search Julie Savarino – https://vimeo.com/ 2)    Vimeo.com – search Rainmaking Express – https://vimeo.com/search/ondemand?q=rainmaking+express 3)   Apple App Store – Rainmaker Coach – https://www.apple.com/app-store/ 4)   Amazon.com –…
In your 2021 budget, don’t forget to include a line item for skills training and one-to-one coaching for interested executives, practice groups, business units, lawyers, and other professionals. Below are five of the most in-demand programs I have been tailoring and delivering lately: 1⃣ Creative ways to stay in touch, add value, and develop relationships, leads, and new business in a remote environment2⃣ Perfecting your online pitch for new business3⃣ How to optimize a…
In the current economy, many law firms and other professional services firms and providers are struggling financially because the year-end collection season is longer and more challenging.  To help, I am making my 36-minute webcast on “How to Turn Collections Season Into a New Business Development Opportunity” available for free. Here is the link to it (on Vimeo) — https://vimeo.com/manage/469261375/general.  Questions? Contact Julie Savarino, Julie@BusDevInc.com…