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Photo Credit: scyther5 / Shutterstock.com In the age of technology we have seen the growth of social media's presence in each of our daily lives. Some people see this as a problem- they believe people are too "wired". One site that has been highly-valued over the recent years is LinkedIn...
Keeping a career profile up to date in the digital age is hard work, and a mountain of information is available via the web, but what information is the best for you? One method that can help you achieve the greatest bang for your buck, is to create and optimize your LinkedIn profile. This cheat sheet...
The job market has changed. The day and age where physical resumes held the most leverage in getting discovered has passed, and today, most (if not all) recruiters scour the internet seeking out the best candidate for open positions. In today’s digital marketplace, a well-written resume is just...
The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Andrew T. Solomon
Are private Facebook postings entitled to more stringent protections from civil discovery? A significant string of New York Appellate Division decisions seemed to suggest that they are. But a divided...
“Why should only lawyers have access to the judges? Why shouldn’t the people?” Judge Stephen Dillard of the Court of Appeals for Georgia recently posed these questions during a recent podcast interview with the Lawyerist .
As the second decade of the Roberts Court begins, it’s...
The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Lisa Ryan.
Some attorneys have figured out how to use their Twitter accounts to build their personal brand and network with peers and prospective clients, while also pumping out tweet after tweet of legal insight and hilarious...
Living in a world engulfed by technology has its’ pros and its’ cons. While you may be able to get some things accomplished quicker, other tasks have become muddied. For example, mobile advertising. The rules that surround this are not black and white all the time which can cause some to...
When sending out resumes for potential jobs, we all hope our resumes stand out. We scour the dictionary looking for words that catch our eye. While this sounds promising, the result is quite bland because the truth is we all use the same buzzwords in our resume. According to Fast Company here are 10...
The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Keith Goldberg .
Social media contains plenty of opportunities for attorneys to boost their profile, and ultimately, their business. It also contains plenty of potential land mines that can derail a career. The latest lawyer...
It is never a bad thing to show up in Google’s top search results. But how can you maximize your digital footprint by using Twitter? Twitter provides an opportunity for your blog, website, and even your profile to be ranked with authority by Google.
The following tips are fundamental things that...
Growing up, many of us were probably taught some sort of dining etiquette. Nowadays there is etiquette for almost everything, including social media. According to Hootsuite , here are 9 social media rules for social law firms.
1. Always keep your target audience in mind
Be aware of what kind...
Keeping a career profile up to date in the digital age is hard work. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile is one method that can help you achieve the greatest bang for your buck. I created the below Infographic as a cheat sheet to help optimize your LinkedIn profile.
For those proficient LinkedIn users...
So you just created a website for your law firm and not sure where to start. The first place to start is creating your bio. Not sure how to make a good bio, here are 4 steps thanks to JDSupra :
Social media presents us with many pros and cons, especially for lawyers. According to AttorneyAtWork , here are the 4 ethical sins of a social media lawyer:
Once you ask someone to contact you or visit your website, or invite them to become clients for monetary gain, you are soliciting...
Recently opened a law firm and looking to drive local traffic your way? According to Socialnomics , here are 6 social media tips to do so:
1. Local Business Review Sites
Begin developing your local presence online by creating a Google My Business page. Follow this up by creating pages on websites...