Ernie ruminates about marketing with Ramesh Reddy, a young lawyer that he mentored in his early career. Afterwards, Ramesh focused on learning the fundamentals of marketing his law practice. Both Ernie and Ramesh have found success with the same principles, which they discuss in an informal, engaging way.
- Ramesh’s law firm website
- Mike Kim (an exceptional marketer/copywriter)
- Ray Edwards (another exceptional marketer/copywriter)
- Breakthrough Advertising – by Eugene Schwartz
- Brené Brown’s very popular TED talk on vulnerability
- Richard’s LinkedIn page
- Check out my Guide to Working Smarter (not harder) and learn how to build a much happier law practice.
- Or join my Co-Pilot Group Mentoring program and get ongoing guidance from me, and from other lawyers in small firms who are also learning to work smarter.
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