Has the Government changed the rules of media crisis management?
He WAS there. He has apologised. But is it all too late in the reputation stakes?
Are you addicted to social media?
We are raising money for Reverse Rett and Skylarks
If I was No 10’s PR adviser…
Why not having an ESG strategy is the riskiest strategy of all
Celebrating pro bono week – how MD Communications is giving back
Five ways to maximise your media coverage
Using social media to boost your brand
Global directories: it’s all in the detail
Thought Leadership – what’s all the hype about?
Will culture really change if you let billable hours and bullies walk all over mental wellbeing?
Wellbeing, being human, strongholds and innovation – reflections from the IBA’s Business De...
If you’ve not been happy with your rankings, now’s the time to ask what’s going wrong
Telling the story that you want to – working with a reputation agency
Winning work – understanding why clients buy
Legal marketing and innovation leader Keith Hardie joins MD Communications as a partner
Four essential steps to legal directories success
Building an international profile without international travel
When a PR crisis hits
Can networks compete with mega-brand marketing budgets?
Social media: will it build or break your reputation?
Profile building for smaller firms
Make content a priority, not an afterthought
Top tips: Legal directories – the importance of thinking wider than the submissions
Taking the Ps: simple tips for a better bio
Dealing with difficult journalists
Perfectionism in the legal sector: the impact on mental health
Rethink your blogging strategy
Tips to create an award-winning entry
IBA survey reveals lawyer wellbeing is a cause for global concern
What football can teach you about consulting your clients
Colin v Cuthbert – whose side are you on?
How to use LinkedIn as a business development tool
The power of vulnerability
Your reputation in a crisis: why an apology can be cheaper and more effective than litigation
Does telling the world about your CSR efforts change its virtue?
Three magic words for creating successful panel relationships: proactive, consistent, collaborative
As social media mistakes go, this one was, well… a bit of a whopper
Standing out, social media and staying away from Zoom filters – build yourself a great pers...
Can leaders drive performance as well as build a community and promote positive mental wellbeing?
Planning your communications: use purpose as your compass
Top tips for a fresh approach to bidding in 2021
Don’t let your referees be a spanner in the works
The right way to handle negative reviews in professional services
Social media: a force for good or evil?
Advertising – getting the best bang for your buck
MD Communications is 10: the journey so far – and thank you
Legal directories strategy – don’t fight the process
Learning on the Frontline: Lessons in Reputation Management
The tender is in… ready steady… go?
Lessons from across the pond: what can lawyers learn from the US election?
Being seen amid the spam: Some tips on getting noticed by journalists
Digital marketing: what can professional services firms learn from consumer brands?
How to design your reputation strategy
Not happy with your latest legal directory rankings? What can you learn?
How to manage your firm’s reputation during turbulent times
Can lawyers really change?
The communications war: Sturgeon v Johnson
Why tighter marketing resources don’t have to reduce your ROI
How barristers can make the most of social media
What to do now to reduce legal directory deadline stress
What my young son has taught me about connecting through a mask
Time is ripe for a great digital revolution in the legal sector
Former tech minister questions whether lack of diversity is reason why 88% say legal sector behin...
Social media lessons: Rebecca Long-Bailey socially distanced from Labour frontbench
Legal sector says it isn’t prepared for increase in social media usage
Social media during COVID-19
Press and the pandemic
Make your legal directories content count
How to handle the media in a crisis
Can your crisis plan stand up to the effects of Coronavirus?
What we can learn from Burger King’s latest PR error
‘Targeting your story is like dressing for the occasion’
Are you prepared for when a PR crisis hits?
Bidding 101: know the target
Five resolutions to help boost your social media presence
Harry and Meghan: a PR win or fail?
Cool Britannia: the UK is having a cultural ‘moment’ – so how can we capitalise on this success?
Thought Leader Interview: Chris Fowler
The biggest PR disasters of 2019
Directory mentions – you could do so much more with them
Greta Thunberg: a lesson in personal branding
Are Christmas cards still in line with your brand?
An express lesson in how to mop up a PR disaster
MD Communications promotes Linsay Leslie to partner
Legal directories – the after party
Has the drive for billable hours replaced our sense of purpose and vocation?
Thought Leader Interview: Matt Wilson
Five ways to make the most of your legal directory rankings
Diversity, equality, technology and fees top of general counsel agenda
Six ways to maximise your impact at events using social media
Did the Daily Mail succeed in sinking the RNLI?
Is it time we were all a bit more vulnerable?
Thought Leader Interview: Brian O’Gorman
How to grow your brand at the IBA conference 2019 in Seoul
Thought Leader Interview: Daniel Winterfeldt
Did the letter kill the press release?
How to make a Johnson of yourself in the Hunt to be leader
Thought Leader Interview (part two): John van der Luit-Drummond
Thought Leader Interview (part one): John van der Luit-Drummond
Top five social media mistakes made by law firms
Can ‘where’s Boris?’ be a winning game?
Does sorry need to be the hardest word in PR?
The benefits of promoting pro bono
Should law firms disclose their financial performance to the media?
Networking – can you afford not to?
Is it ok to post jokes on LinkedIn?
The right PR way to seize the day
Thought Leader Interviews: Laura Devine
Build your personal brand through social media
Leveraging value from the directories process
Is being controversial the safest brand strategy?
Do you need a nickname?
Thought Leader Interviews: Jason Smalley
How to make the headlines through Twitter
How feedback can improve your directory rankings
Don’t be spooked by your latest directories rankings
The legal directory question: can a ranking help your reputation in a crowded market?
New white paper: Legal directories – are they keeping pace in a connected world?
Can independent law firms build a global brand?
Legal directories: are you getting the best return?
Five ways to prepare for a crisis before it happens
Gareth Southgate and the beautifully self-deprecating game
Legal directories white paper 2: Have your say
The Royal Wedding that went suddenly very well
Get on the front foot for UK directories season
Legal directories: the time is now!
Sainsbury’s song and dance mistake
Gender pay gap reporting: what did we learn?
Thameslink’s first-class fail
Legal directories: how to re-use submission content to market your law firm
Oxfam’s Haiti scandal: Crisis PR guided by a moral compass
Are law firms innovating fast enough, and more importantly, are they doing it right?
How to get recognised in the IFLR1000 rankings
Make sure your directory submissions get the love they deserve
Giving to charity won’t wash the moral taint off a sleazy event
Changes to The Legal 500 process: what it means for you
How to avoid the networking naughty list this Christmas
What does it take to create a viral tweet?
Do your own PR and say hello once in a while
Pro bono week: something to shout about
Feedback: the unsung hero of the directories process
How to avoid being part of a social media horror story
Legal awards: you’ve won, now what?
Directories deadlines looming – top tips on best practice
Six out of 10 GCs say they consult legal directories before appointing a law firm, finds MD Commu...
The legal directories – are they relevant?
PR disaster: what we can learn from Bell Pottinger’s crisis
Brands and banter on Twitter: recipe for disaster?
Twitter – it’s not for everyone
How not to spin out of control like Scaramucci
How important are relationships really?
Eddie, the Twitter saviour of Southern Rail
How does it feel to be a client of your law firm?
How to achieve strong and stable PR
British Airways chaos – how I became part of the story
What chicken nuggets can teach you about your social media strategy
Legal directories submissions – just go for it
What does Sheppard Mullin have in common with Beyoncé?
The PR power of “I’m sorry”
Five social media lessons we can learn from Beyoncé
Kendall Jenner + Pepsi = Worst. Ad. Ever
If Jay Rayner voms on your reputation
Law firm results season – to shine, or blend in?
Expert papers: how giving free advice could win you business
What can the legal sector learn from startups?
Directories, key questions: referees and extensions
Has Facebook failed in tackling its content issues?
Legal directories in the Middle East
Latin America: challenges and opportunities for law firms
Insurers everywhere, but where are the lawyers?
How to humanise a corporate crisis – PwC at the Oscars
Why we think you should enter The Lawyer Awards 2017
My lunch date with a journalist and a cockroach
Feedback – sometimes it hurts but it’s essential
Last-minute tips for your legal directory submissions
Phil Shiner’s fall from grace
Legal awards: what’s the point?
Media training – can you afford to skip it?
How to incorporate rankings into your marketing strategy
Should lawyers be ‘human’ on Twitter?
Why KWM’s collapse could threaten YOUR firm’s reputation
Protecting your firm’s reputation after a high-profile exit
New Year’s social media resolutions
Reputation matters – just ask the Law Society
Top five blogs of the year
Mistakes lawyers make on social media
Why directory rankings are especially important for independent firms
Tips for the festive season: protecting a professional reputation
Didn’t get the rankings you wanted? What can you learn?
Directories uncovered – do you really want to know?
Is the Daily Mail bricking it?
Unilever vs Tesco – who was covered in brown goo?
Legal directories: just a vanity exercise?
Making your marketing budget go further
Two tragic events. Two different reputation outcomes.
Do the directories still matter?
Making the most of the International Barrister™ brand
Traingate: Corbyn vs. Branson
Busting up sexist views about women in the media
Leave vs. Remain. The PR battle has just begun.
Should lawyers stop using Twitter?
Your online reputation – there’s only One Direction to take
Putting the boot into your reputation
What Caitlin Moran’s daughter can teach you about Twitter
Why I won’t make a home movie with Johnny Depp
How to use Twitter for customer service
Protect your Twitter reputation
Are naked photos good for your reputation?
Your reputation vs the trolls
Four journalists tell all
The expanding Twitter character limit
Video is driving the increase in social sharing: how to get involved
Stephen Fry and the bag lady
What Kanye West can teach you about Twitter
Murdoch & Hall – a match made in media heaven?
If I was Donald Trump’s PR adviser…
Want to get in a room with a journalist?
Tesco’s 5p reputation
Becoming the story: PR people who get bad PR
Top 5 social media blunders
Does anyone really care if you lie?
The UK judiciary – a new way?
Can you control naming and shaming online?
Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris – a case study
Is Justin Gatlin’s decision to boycott the media right?
Social media: how to fight nice
A lion called Cecil, a witch called Walter and a wardrobe full of Twitter abuse
How not to get yourself in a compromising position online
How not to make a tit out of yourself in a PR crisis
Why your brand can be worth a fortune
Two tragic events – two very different PR outcomes
Is imperfection the way to your clients’ hearts?
Lessons in Twitter love
Are you beach body ready?
Think social media customer service has office hours? Think again…
Can law firms learn rebrand tips from a Harry Potter character?
Why you shouldn’t post photos of women’s bottoms on social media
What to do when a PR crisis hits
Time for Clarkson to let a professional do his PR?
Budgets are about a message, not the maths
The Clarkson fracas reveals my biggest crush
Krispy Kreme advert fiasco
A video CV for your firm?
50 Shades of $$$
Technology, the catwalk and the law?
New Year reputation/PR resolutions for the legal sector
Why Play- Doh and sex toys shouldn’t mix
Dry January – toxic digital marketing habits to give up this month
Why an honest mistake can be just as damaging, PR-wise
Doughty Street in the spotlight
Will the hashtag become a new weapon of terror?
Kanye West and #Wheelchairgate
The MADE.com approach to a PR crisis
Why professional exchange programmes matter for doing business with Latin America
Don’t fall behind in Latin America
Social media prenups
Googled your own name lately?
Happy Birthday MD Communications!
Speaking up about female genital mutilation
The perfect match?
Uber and the cabbies’ protest
Eyes on the road!
Keep your eye on the Latin American ball
Breaking the silence – Dementia Awareness Week
How can UK and LatAm Law firms effectively collaborate?
How does social media fit into your PR strategy?
Colombia’s PPP evolution: big, bold and practical
Darling it’s over. It’s not you – it’s Twitter…
Global business development for smaller firms
Social media and disaster response
Three ways UK firms can grow their Latin American business
Barristers in Brazil: Bar Council strengthens ties with Brazil
How to manage a law firm blog?
International Women’s Day
Why social media is important for the Bar
A guide to Valentine’s Day
Brazil’s changing relationship with London
Never a dull moment in Argentina
Christmas comes early for local PR
The hierarchy-busting effect of social media
How to get your name trending
Mexico’s moment… the legacy of the ‘Pacto por México’
Can accountants convince consumers of legal services to swap sides?
How law firms can use digital methods to attract clients
Keep your Christmas press releases present
Improving the digital experience for your clients
Why Christmas is a wonderland for local PR
How UK law firms can win new Latin American business
The Christmas love affair with social media
Why digital security is more important than ever
Getting to know Latin America
Is Pinterest for lawyers?
Interested in Mexico, but have you actually been there?
What are the perils of lawyers blurring the lines between their professional and personal lives?
How to prevent social media hacking – and damage limitation
Why Latin America should be in your law firms’ plans for growth
How to use YouTube in business
How not to do social media
Catch the Sun Adventure Challenge
Mr Aso – the first of the non-apologists?
Co-op legal marketing blunder
Twitter needs to find its safe place
How important is your law firm website?
When private communications go viral – it doesn’t matter who you are
The birthday blog: are all lawyers workaholics? How to take the pressure off
Blog power – still believe it doesn’t exist?
What’s really in a name?
Why raising funds for legal charities benefits the whole profession
Support for Deaf clients
Alumni networks make sense
Out of context – the Hilary Mantel kerfuffle
Why do law firms run shy of campaigns?
Lawyers need to rethink their blogging strategies