As you start (or continue) your journey into legal marketing, one of the most important tools you can have in your pocket is the "elevator speech." Named because it should take between 30-60 seconds (or the length of a short elevator ride), it’s built on the idea of being prepared should, by chance, your dream prospect step into an elevator with you. People have little time to figure out just what you do and, more importantly, why you’re good at it, so a great elevator speech is the best way to make a powerful first impression.

Question of the week: Do you have an elevator speech?
Can you sum up your practice in under 60 seconds?Market Research