How to differentiate and market your law firm with Ken Hardison of PILMMA

Ken Hardison is the President of PILMMA, a marketing and management resource designed for attorneys. PILMMA, or the Powerful Innovative Legal Marketing and Management Association, works to provide its members with the tools and education to grow their law firm.

In conjunction with his company, Ken is also a legal marketing coach and certified Scaling Up coach, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years. In that time, he has developed and sold two different seven-figure law firms. Known as the “Millionaire Maker,” he shares his knowledge with other attorneys so they can reach their full potential.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • What do Ken Hardison and his company PILMMA do to help lawyers grow their business?
  • How did Ken get into coaching and advising?
  • The common barriers to growing your law firm
  • How to differentiate your practice to get an edge on the competition
  • What does effective grassroots marketing look like?
  • What new trends should lawyers be aware of?

In this episode:

How do you find your edge as a law firm?

Marketing is a necessity for lawyers, but the competition is fierce. With so many other law firms, it can be difficult to grow your brand. There are a hundred different ideas on how to grow your firm, but which ones are actually effective?

This is where experience is key. Ken Hardison is a lawyer and Scaling Up coach that has more than 30 years of experience in the field. He has grown two separate law firms that were worth seven figures when sold. His passion is found in sharing his expertise with other attorneys so they can also grow their businesses. Want to hear some of his insights?

Michelle Calcote King talks with Ken Hardison, President of PILMMA, to walk through his approach to legal marketing. The two discuss how to find your niche as a law firm, some common mistakes lawyers make when advertising and how best to use grassroots marketing. Ken even goes into rising trends in legal marketing that you should be on the lookout for. Find out all of this and more by listening to this episode of Spill the Ink!

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