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TweetWhether you’re celebrating Passover or getting ready for Easter, I hope you had a fantastic week. We here at martindale.com Connected had a lawcastic week ourselves. Yes, I said lawcastic. How could I not considering the great multimedia content we posted to our community this week, namely the two latest editions of our martindale.com Connected […]

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TweetSometimes it’s nice to receive some good advice for free. Whether it’s heartfelt counseling from a trusted friend or a kind word from a stranger, wisdom can come from everywhere. This week, Connected members have had more than their fair share.   “Giving to get” Shelley Dunstone, Principal at an Adelaide-based legal consultancy, shared her […]

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TweetI recently told you martindale.com Connected boasts nearly 13,000 blogs. Well, here’s another number for you to mull over. As I write this post, our community also features nearly 900 groups. Some of my favorites include the Thought Leadership for Lawyers Group, the Corporate Lawyer Network Group, the Intellectual Property Group, and the Emerging Issues […]

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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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TweetWith so many potential connections online, how can one keep up with each and every connection? One of the recommended best practices is to not  just connect and ‘let it be’ – you have to keep the connection ‘living and breathing’ , send a periodic message to your connections from time to time so keep […]

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Tweet* a series of posts featuring big and small Connected tools to help Connected members manage their profile, network, and community more easily  * Privacy is a BIG issue. We hear from many of our members that they are concerned about the privacy of their profile information, and would like to have a set of […]

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TweetDoug Cornelius has raised an interesting point in his comment to my post about online profile (comment is in the Connected copy of the post): do you use one picture of yourself throughout all networks or are you expected/allowed to use diverse ones and update them on a frequent basis? Chris Brogan is known for […]

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TweetProfile pictures in social and professional networks always provoke much discussion and debate: why do you need them? Are they risky? Which should you use (formal? informal? Representative and abstract?) Why is having a profile picture so important? First and foremost, your profile picture stands for your online identity, of who you are. The basic […]

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TweetYesterday I blogged about the 3 steps to take to Get Started with Twitter: Create an Account, Download TweetDeck and Follow Keywords and People. Talking to different people I found out these three steps are the easy part – it’s the next step, of starting to Tweet that are more difficult and even scary: what […]

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TweetTwo weeks ago we launched Groups in Martindale-Hubbell Connected and already we have a few groups created by members. I received a few emails in the past few days asking for some guidelines and tips around creating a group, so here goes: Can anyone start any group? Absolutely! Depending on your Martindale-Hubbell Connected membership type, […]

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