If I had a nickel for every time a
lawyer asked me, "Should we be on Facebook?" . . . I'd be - well, you
JD SUPRA has identified several
firms that have established a great presence on Facebook, and the article notes
How are you preparing to take your
law firm into the "Social Business" era? Perhaps this is the first time
you've heard the term used? Here's a
Social Businesses combine fully
integrated sets of tools, channels, and...
I received an email this morning
from the CMO Council on its "Marketing Outlook for
2011." While the research study made more sense to report in Q1, it's
worthwhile to use as a check-up as we edge into August 2011.
The Study reports...
A legal marketing friend, John Eix,
head of Regional Business Development - Texas for Hunton
& Williams , sent me a June 24, 2011 Law360 article
that I finally had a moment to read. It covers the age-old question of,
"Do clients hire law...
I have facilitated Martindale
Counsel to Counsel forums all over the world since 2000. These discussions
are "best practice" exchanges by corporate counsel and law firm
lawyers about a particular topic. Consistently, they are the best
There is still a lot of
hand-wringing about social media by law firm partners. A surprising
number of firms still don't have approved policies - they are in permanent
"draft" mode, perhaps because they don't really want to commit...
Only 5% of all adults used Social Media in 2005 when Pew Research first asked, and as of August 2011 Pew now reports more than 65% of all adults use Social Media . To be more precise about what going on with online adults here's the daily breakdown...
Ben Zimmer is a self-described
all-around word nut. He is the former On Language columnist for
The New York Times Magazine, the executive producer of VisualThesaurus.com (an entirely useful
tool when you're looking to add color to your prose) and...
Raise your hand: How many of you are
stuck in the PUSHING TOO MUCH INFORMATION trap of social media? Right, just as
I expected...too many.
Pushing information on social media
is like using a garden rake to comb your hair. It's the wrong tool...
David Fraser (@privacylawyer) is not just
a lawyer online; he's a Canadian privacy lawyer-online.
Participating on a panel with David last Friday, it was immediately obvious
that he "gets social media" when he flat out told a Canadian...
Everyone who knows Adam Stock , the
Director of Marketing and Business Development at California law firm Allen Matkins , understands that he is an
early adopter of most things technology. He's a capable developer,
program and website designer...
August 6, 2011 was the twentieth
birthday of the first website being launched. For the hundreds of
millions of hourly web users across the world, the day came and went without so
much as a piece of cake or a candle. As Mark Giangrande noted in
If you're looking for the latest
"buzz" about social media ethics and professional responsibility for lawyers
(and their employees), I highly recommend Jay Strother's article, Just Being Social ,
published in the March/April edition...
Forgot to de-friend your wife on Facebook while posting vacation shots of your mistress? Her divorce lawyer will be thrilled.
Oversharing on social networks has led to an overabundance of evidence in divorce cases. The American Academy of Matrimonial...