From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Tweet“I don’t have time for social media chatter “ is a claim often heard by many people, including lawyers  “I don’t want to know what you had for breakfast, or that you took your dog out for a walk.” The perception of the information overload social media creates is fundamentally a misconception of social media. […]

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TweetAnyone who remembers the iconic, 1990′s Saturday Night Live sketch Wayne’s World, knows that when the host Wayne Campbell says “denied!” it is really just the start of some rock music fueled misadventure usually involving Queen, a roll of licorice, and a Gremlin (the car – not a demonic little creature – those were Mike […]

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TweetWho doesn’t love to make more money?  The Practice Management group is hosting a training event at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, where they are going to show you how to do just that.  You are eligible for CLE credits in most states for attending (and who doesn’t love CLE credits!).  Here is the information: […]

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TweetLast week we released findings of our 2009 Networks for Counsel Survey, and it’s been gratifying to see the level of media attention those findings have generated. Bloomberg reporter Cynthia Cotts wrote a really nice article about the survey, followed shortly thereafter by an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.  A broadcast news piece […]

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TweetThe legendary UCLA coach John Wooden said “past success does not equate future success. We can only learn from the past, apply it to the present and plan for the future.” Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ have long been the gold standard in the industry and with good reason – the ratings methodology is objective and […]

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TweetAs the summer wraps up and the white pants get packed away until next year, the action in Connected heats up.  We hit the 15,000 member mark, posted the Networks for Counsel survey, had very favorable mentions in an article on Bloomberg.com, welcomed in a wave of law student members, and had a system release […]

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TweetOne year ago we worked with Vanessa DiMauro and her company, Leader Networks, to develop and field the 2008 Networks for Counsel Survey designed to study the legal industry’s use and adoption of online professional networking and social media. The survey was the first of its scope to examine the social networking practices of legal […]

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TweetLast week Martindale-Hubbell Connected hit 15,000 members. Witnessing the spectacular growth in membership in past few months since site formally launched on 31st March this year has been extremely rewarding. We have seen much online and offline discussion with the legal community about core offerings and processes of the site, such as Registration and Community […]

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Tweet Image by ~ Phil Moore via Flickr A wave of texts has hit our shores this week. Hungry for knowledge and information, curious to hear our leaders’ thoughts, tips and experiences, the world’s need for some guidance on how to apply social media to business settings has not gone unnoticed by the social media […]

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