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    ABA May Destroy Internet Marketing Advantage for Solos and Small Firms

    There has been a bit of a stir over the recent the ABA memo calling for comments on their "Issues Paper Concerning Lawyers' Use of Internet Based Client Development Tools." I became aware of the issue thanks to an email from Larry Bodine...

    • 05-30-2013 | 04:55 AM
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    Cell Phone Insurance – A Look at the Various Aspects it covers

    Before you buy cell phone insurance, it’s important to take a look at everything that it covers. Now some people have this wrong impression that it covers just about everything under the sun. But, even the most comprehensive insurance policies don’t...

    Use Networking to the Maximum at Conferences

    Okay, you've decided it's time to do some networking at a conference. The first thing you need to do is identify the right conferences to attend. Those would be ones that your clients and/or referral sources attend. If your main referral sources...

    Avoid Marketing Procrastination

    Do you procrastinate in your practice by delaying drafting that motion, or answering those interrogatories, or reviewing your pre-bills? If so, then I'll bet you aren't doing much better with your marketing activities either. Right? Then you...

    Networking Requires Getting Off Your Duff!

    Social media is obviously one way to network these days, and it can work. But, it is not as effective as face-to-face events with clients, referral sources and prospects. So, it's time to get up from your desk, and get out and about. That is the...

    Are You Credible When Making a Presentation?

    Whether you are making a pitch to your boss, a client or prospect, or a speech to a more general audience, credibility is a crucial ingredient. Joey Asher reminds us in an article on Law.com of the importance of ethos in any presentation. Asher...

    Do Client Experiences Drive Your Firm?

    No. 76 in Ric Willmot's weekly wisdom series "Customer Experiences Drive Your Business" hit a core nerve with me. He starts by stating "(c)ustomer service shouldn't be a poor man's cousin to growing your business."...

    Beating Back the Trauma: Hiring a Brain Injury Lawyer

    In the news you often hear about former professional football players suffering some form of brain injury that leads to a loss of cognitive skills or loss of life. You also hear news about veterans who come back from Afghanistan or overseas that have...

    Why Taking Control of Your Debt is So Important

    We are living in fairly tough times right now and money is becoming tighter and tighter. Higher energy bills, a higher cost of living and a lack of money is seeing many people starting to struggle especially if they are drowning in debt. If this problem...

    Good surprises

    Are you better than you think you are? One of the most unpleasant surprises in the practice of law is to learn that a client is dissatisfied with something that you believed that you did quite well. Bad news like this is unwelcome, but it can be...

    Basic Rules for Landing a Client or a Law Job

    Being interviewed by a prospective client is not that different than a young lawyer interviewing for a job in this awful market. This idea came to mind when I saw an article by William Melater, a young associate and contributor to Attorney at Work . He...

    When it comes to Marketing, Sometimes Less is More

    Consultants (as well as lawyers) can be a touch wordy sometimes. Especially when trying to sell their services to prospective clients. Often we think that it's necessary to cover the waterfront in terms of explaining who we are, what we do (or...

    Getting beyond the myth of the rainmaker

    Too many lawyers believe that only "natural rainmakers" can win new clients. This is possibly one of the biggest factors in poor marketing and business development in law firms. Not believing that they can be good at marketing, many lawyers...

    The Necessity of Having Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

    Spinal cord injuries are about as severe as brain injuries. A spinal cord injury could lead to paralysis or general pain throughout the body. Like other injuries there are levels of spinal cord injuries that can cause havoc to the body. With that...

    Income Protection For Doctors - How To Choose The Right Policy

    There is of course far more to becoming an elite medical professional than monetary rewards alone, but this doesn’t mean that specialised income protection for doctors isn’t one of the most vital considerations that must be carefully thought...

    Adopt the 20/20 Rule for More Effective Networking

    The Rule : Get to events 20 minutes early, and stay 20 minutes after it is over!! Simple huh. I usually do not link to articles or posts by consultants who refer to themselves as gurus, experts, the best or top anything. I routinely pass their stuff...