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social media for lawyers

TweetMy first reaction to a YouTube commercial created by The Law Office of John Phillips looked something like this … For about two minutes and thirty seconds, my face alternated from stunned amazement to confused amusement. The video, which you can watch below, tells the sad story of a Weeble Wobble (yes, those lovable toys […]

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TweetLawyers continually warn their clients to be cautious about what they say on the internet and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Saying the wrong thing can harm a company’s reputation and even lead to costly business litigation. However, sometimes lawyers don’t take their own advice. A New Jersey attorney is […]

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TweetSocial media has arguably transformed the way many companies do business, particularly how they interact with the public. However, as the business advantages of this new technology continue to grow, so do the legal risks. Many of these risks can be traced back to the novelty of the social media phenomenon. While social media issues […]

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TweetA recent survey by ALM Legal Intelligence entitled “Fans, Followers and Connections: Social Media ROI for Law Firms” has disclosed that law firms are finally reaping dividends from their use of social media. Over 40% of the American law firms surveyed reported that participating in social networks and blogging led to new clients or business leads. About 180 law firm partners, marketers and administrators […]

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TweetHow can law firms truly help deserving charities when so many different non-profit organizations work to assist people who may be impoverished, sick or looking for a second chance in life, or even a first chance? How can this be done within the framework of a firm’s business mission, yet still make a positive impact? […]

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TweetNow that your blog is up and running, your next step is to make sure that people can find you and read your words of wisdom. One of the ways to do this is through anchor text.  You are probably aware of using keywords in text so you come up  higher in rankings on search […]

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TweetArticles on Wikipedia are in the top ten of 95 percent of search results. Wikipedia itself has been ranked as one of the most influential websites on the planet and company articles literally define who you are as a company.  The way most marketers behave on Wikipedia is riddled with risk and unethical behavior. I have […]

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TweetIt’s quite possible that you just can’t see how social media is relevant to law firms. Sure, you might have a LinkedIn profile – but using Facebook, YouTube or Twitter for work? Really? If you are a social media sceptic, then our new report, “Global Social Media Check Up: An international audit of B2B law […]

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TweetLawyer blogging presents challenges that laymen do not face. In most cases, you can avoid running into trouble by using common sense and patience.  Most of us have heard that timeless phrase: “think before you speak.” Think before you blog! Before you submit a blog post ask yourself if it contains any of the following […]

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