Tricks for Efficient Online Interaction

Many lawyers understand the importance of networking, but let’s face it — running a law practice takes time and no one ever seems to have enough of it. In fact, the lack of time is one of the main reasons lawyers offer as an excuse to avoid online networking.
If you use the right timesaving tools, however, you will be able to streamline your online networking experience, so that the time you spend online will be more effective and efficient.
The first thing you need to do is use Firefox as your default Web browser. The tools you can add to the browser bar will make your life online much simpler.
My first add-on recommendation? Ditch Google Reader as the RSS feed reader and switch to Feedly ( Feedly pulls the feeds you subscribe to using Google Reader and presents them to you in a far more user-friendly interface. Feeds appear in a magazine-like view that is much easier on the eyes and sorting through new items is simple and intuitive.
For insights about desktop Twitter applications, shareaholic, socialmention, twitterberry and other networking applications, link to the complete article here free.

Nicole Black is of counsel to Fiandach and Fiandach and is the founder of, which offers legal technology consulting services, and publishes four legal blogs, one of which is Practicing Law in the 21st Century (

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