It does not matter what product or service you are trying to sell, word of mouth is the bet form of marketing you can get; however, it can also be the worst marketing possible. Positive word of mouth about an expert witness’s level of service can snowball their practice causing it to grow exponentially. To have a successful expert witness practice you must always deliver exceptional products. This includes reports, depositions, and testimony. Some other things you can so to ensure your expert witness practice is successful include:
Check your email and voicemail frequently and respond to attorneys and claims adjusters as quickly as you can.
Be dependable. Always deliver on time or early. Nerve miss a deadline.
Don’t be greedy. Be fair about how much time you charge for and set your fees at a reasonable rate.
Don’t be condescending or arrogant.