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TweetA class action lawsuit was recently filed in Texas in the Western Division of the U.S. District Court, Austin Division against some of the biggest heavy-weights in the tech industry.  In the lawsuit plaintiffs allege that makers of popular mobile apps misappropriate millions of  users’ personal information such as names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers without […]

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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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TweetFor all of us who use LinkedIn to expand our professional networks, there is a new kid on the block named BranchOut whose membership now numbers ten million registered users. BranchOut is a professional networking app built on Facebook which takes advantage of Facebook’s social network effect to reach hundreds of millions of users and, according […]

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TweetLawyers and law firm marketers are invited to take a survey on the use of social media tools in legal marketing.  The new study targets the membership of the Legal Marketing Association, attorneys and marketing professionals at law firms nationwide. The purpose is to reveal the extent to which legal marketers currently use social media […]

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TweetIt is that time of year when law firms do annual business plans.  One of the key components of any large law firm is its plan to obtain and secure clients. In this process, law firms question traditional channels, as they should, as they continually seek more efficient and effective ways to build their client […]

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Tweet Image by Matt Hamm via Flickr In the past few months we here at Martindale have been focusing  on delivering more targeted and useful webinars to our audience to develop a conversation around how to benefit from social media.  Last month saw ‘Social Media Policy’ webinar (with James Wong, Howard Greenstein and Melanie Green), […]

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TweetWe would like to invite you to join our webinar on Social Media Policy & Guidelines that we’ll be hosting on Thursday 23rd July at 12pm EST. Whether you are struggling, debating and deliberating of what should Social Media Policy & Guidelines should include, or if you have managed to successfully form, implement and follow […]

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TweetThis week we’re pleased to present a series of posts by a number of esteemed journalists and experts on the broad topic of online networking for lawyers and legal professionals. Thanks in advance to Bob Ambrogi, Rees Morrison, Monica Bay, Larry Bodine and Sean Doherty for their contributions coming up this week. What’s happening? Why […]

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TweetA little over two weeks ago, Facebook launched its much maligned redesign to their home page to position itself better in the fight against current social media darling Twitter. Facebook’s design tries to mimic Twitter’s constant stream of thoughts. The result: Facebook users have revolted. A staggering 94% gave the new design a thumbs down according to a public […]

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TweetAs you know, I’m part of a team working to create something new – Martindale-Hubbell Connected, a professional network for lawyers that draws on the depth and power of Martindale’s existing base of global lawyer information. About half of all lawyers use networking sites such as LinkedIn. The market clearly believes this form of networking […]

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