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TweetWe currently have over 700 groups and counting on Martindale-Hubbell Connected.  Each of these groups is a mini-community  unto itself, and as community manager I often get questions on how to create member engagement in these groups.  Usually a group owner will see members join, but then no one says anything.  This post provides you […]

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TweetAt the end of last year we have released a new feature to Martindale Hubbell Connected’s ‘People You May Know’ section: the ability to add connections based on membership in mutual Connected groups (you need to be a Connected member to see this page). ‘People You May Know’ area in Connected allows you to connect […]

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TweetLast week, almost 300 people tuned in to the Martindale-Hubbell Connected webinar, “Positioning Yourself for Tomorrow’s Social Media Today: Practical Approaches for Legal Professionals.” The event was a great success and we’ve received a fantastic response from attendees. Below is a typical example of the response we recieved through Twitter; Using Twitter, a social media service, to […]

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TweetNo matter when it started, ‘social media’ (e.g. blogs, Twitter, wikis and social networks) has arrived and it’s definitely here to stay. If you don’t know a blog from a bullfrog, you’ve probably had the feeling that you should get to know pretty quickly. You may not want to be an expert, but you’d at […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell Connected was recently honored with the Commendation of Excellence Award by the Society for New Communications Research as part of the 2009 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards. The Society honors “innovative organizations that are pioneering the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, online communities, and collaborative technologies in the areas of media, […]

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TweetPosted on behalf of the UK Martindale Team: History tells us that now is the best time for any law firm to prepare for the next economic boom, argues Brian Coventry. For law firm managing partners and marketing managers attending the recent “M-Club” seminars in Brussels and Madrid, Brian Coventry had a surprisingly up-beat message. […]

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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 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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Tweet Image by fredcavazza via Flickr How can you use online social media tools to help you with professional development? This Thursday and Friday, we’ll be hosting a short webinar that examines that different ways Social Media and Professional Networking can be used to strengthen and build your legal career. Whether it’s about setting up […]

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TweetI am excited! Next week Connected is planned to kick off a ‘Social Media Policy & Guidelines’ week: webinars, guest blog posts, forum discussions, interviews and more, all focusing on what does policy and guidelines look like, what do they mean to your firm, your company and yourself, and what are best practices around online […]

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