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On March 10, 2015, the New York County Lawyers Association ("NYCLA") weighed in on the ethical implications for lawyers who use social media websites for professional self-promotion. In Formal Opinion 748, NYCLA addressed the...more
There is one rule for LinkedIn: Don’t connect with total strangers — unless they seem interesting, have the potential to turn into clients or could serve as referrals sources. Research by Kredible Technologies Inc. suggests...more
“I’m a creature of routine,” a successful law firm partner told me. “If I only had a list of things to do on LinkedIn, I know I could get those tasks completed on a daily basis. I just don’t know what to do.”
Social-media tools are easy to use. Changing our old behaviors can prove more difficult. To help lawyers make tools like LinkedIn and Twitter work for them and their practices, I’ve put together checklists — daily steps you...more
LinkedIn is an excellent marketing tool for lawyers. Here’s how to make your LinkedIn profile—your first impression there—as effective as it can be....more
Countless articles have been written about how professionals should strategically use social media to gain recognition and bring in business. But what about the completely mindless? You know—actual zombies. How would they use...more
Social media websites allow anyone — or more accurately everyone — to communicate and share ideas and opinions with a wide-ranging audience. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn provide an extraordinary means...more
Most marketers and marketing committee members routinely attend high-quality marketing programs.
It’s so much a part of the job description that it can be hard to remember that most lawyers rarely get any sort of...more
I’m not naive. I’ve seen my share of rotten business practices, along with many good ones, some even great. I’ve witnessed people who try to do good, and plenty who seem to specialize in doing the opposite....more
“Sales” is a dirty word at some law firms — one that brings to mind “Glengarry Glenn Ross” or a fast-talking used car dealer. But in an increasingly competitive marketplace, where firms fight one another to land work,...more
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site with a membership of more than 50 million professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. LinkedIn serves as an online resumé, offers the ability to...more
We connect with our clients and contacts in many different ways — telephone calls, emails and by sharing on social networks. The quality of those interactions determines how we make our contacts feel. If we do it well, we...more
What do lawyers and Pakistani factory workers have in common? More than you think. Especially when it comes to innovation....more
There’s no point in connecting to the other lawyers in your firm on LinkedIn, right? I mean, you already know them. Wrong. LinkedIn.com, the premier social network for professionals across the world, isn’t just about...more
From Around the Web
- Widening the Net: Solo and small firm lawyers are doing the same marketing activities week after week. But they’ll need to expand efforts if they want their firms to actually grow. (Solo Practice...more
Are you running a “feast or famine” practice? If you are overwhelmed with work and have no time to develop business… then when you’re finished with the work at hand there is nothing on the horizon… THAT my friend is a feast...more
Social media provides an extraordinary means not only to communicate and share information, but also to obtain information that may lead to incriminating, exculpatory and impeachment evidence for use in discovery and at...more
“It’s not you, it’s me.” This classic line has been used for years to let a soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend down easy. For the last few years, law firm use of LinkedIn has absolutely exploded. Yet Twitter usage is still in the...more
This morning my friend Michelle Golden posted the story about an individual named Heather Bussing that deleted her LinkedIn account because she disagreed with the terms of services. You can see the entire post here: Why I...more
For years me I’ve been encouraging professionals to connect with alumni from their law schools as well as the universities where they attended undergrad. LinkedIn has now made significant changes to the way they organize...more
While much has been written about how lawyers can have successful blogs, including two recent articles by us at Knapp (see Law Blog Best Practices and Five Ways Lawyers Screw up their Blogs), the truth is that some lawyers...more
So, you’ve got your LinkedIn profile complete. You may have even signed up for Twitter. You know you need to continue to build your online presence – it’s impossible to get face time with past, current and prospective...more
Now, more than ever, it’s important to have strong allies on social networks.
A few years ago when social networks were relatively young, it was easier to stand out. Slap a “follow me on LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook” at...more
Add it to the list! ROI is quickly becoming an overused buzzword in corporate settings. However, whenever you make an investment in a business tool, whether it is actual dollars spent or simply your time, it is important to...more
“Which button do I push on LinkedIn for business development?” The chief marketing officer of a major law firm described to me fielding this question recently.
Originally published in The National Law Journal on May...more
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