From the monthly archives:

May 2011

TweetVery few lawyers, especially solo practitioners and those at smaller firms, spend their entire workday in their office, tethered to their desktop computer. You probably have multiple out-of-office appointments, court appearances and other activities each day that keep you on the move. That’s not such a bad thing unless your “perpetual motion” makes it difficult […]

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TweetLegal marketing expert Larry Bodine is hitting the road with Ruth Davis and Robyn Raybould from LexisNexis for a series of law firm marketing seminars. The purpose of the seminars is to network and to discuss best practices in creating a strong online presence and leveraging your online marketing efforts to generate new business. Topics […]

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TweetNormally our Friday blog focuses on some of the great content in Martindale.com Connected. But this week we’re going to talk about some great news we’ve received recently. A report published this month by Outsell Inc, suggests that for US Lawyers, Martindale.com Connected is their third most popular social network. The report entitled, “Information Usage, […]

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TweetIt has been touted by some as an inventive new way to increase court access to individuals and small companies that do not possess the resources to shoulder the burden of litigation. Others, however, have derided it as a commercialization of litigation that should be banned because it is an unethical device that will further […]

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TweetWith claims continually flying around the Internet about which legal site has the most traffic, we wanted to clarify the facts of consumer traffic at Lawyers.com. With regard to consumer traffic to Lawyers.com:  Lawyers.com is a consumer-facing site intended specifically for consumers to find a resolution to their legal situation either by researching their issue […]

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Tweetmartindale.com Connected has always prides itself with top notch registration validation – we’re the premier online networking community for legal professionals with more than 44,000 members, and we’re making sure all lawyers are being validated to ensure safety and strengthen trust of the community. This robust process also meant sometimes, when one was not automatically […]

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TweetWith the International Trademark Association’s (“INTA”) 2011 annual meeting happening next week, we wanted to focus on trademark law. With our community about to hit the 45,000 mark you would think it’s hard to make a big difference. Well you’re wrong. Here are three trademark law lawyers and members of martindale.com Connected, who we think […]

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TweetAround the world, law firms are grappling with the challenge of trying to ensure that the money they spend on legal marketing achieves the best possible return on investment. It’s a challenge that’s becoming even more complex, as an ever-increasing number of different marketing options present themselves to law practices. Should firms, for example, stick […]

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TweetI recently wrote about my 1980s childhood and its connection to unbundled legal services. Well, here’s another window into my personality: I’m an American history junkie. My favorite topics include the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and presidential speeches. I’m currently reading about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Speaking of debates, there have been some great ones started […]

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