Tips on Finding “Tips” and other Tips for Using “Google Alerts”

Do you use Google Alerts? They’re great, aren’t they? (If you don’t, go get a Google Account and start right now. There is a help tab that will walk you through how to get started.) I’ve been using basic Google Alerts to follow my name, my company name, and select clients’ names for as many […]

Social Media Black-outs and brown-outs: Are we getting burnt out?

Something other than Autumn leaves is in the air. This week I’ve seen mentioned three high profile instances of individuals and institutions going on a social media blackout or brown-out and I admit my online activity has waned in the past few months — not because of choice but because I’ve got dozens of more […]

JDSupra and LinkedIn: Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate

I predict that just about EVERYONE on LinkedIn will have a good reason to add Legal Updates, the new application from JDSupra, to deliver legal industry content to their landing page. For lawyers, though, at least those who are posting to, the new app is… “….like peanut butter and chocolate….” That’s what Ron Coleman, […]

LinkedIn Tips: Build a Twitter list using your LinkedIn Connections

Posted by on Jul 1, 2010 in LinkedIn, Online Tools, Twitter | 2 Comments

I want social networking online to give me greater reach, not add to my workload. I’m always searching for ways to cut down on the amount of time I spend keeping in touch with my valuable online social networks. One way I’ve found to double up on my efforts is to sync some of my […]

Social Web “consumption, familiarity and use” by in-house lawyers: survey released

As a marketer I rarely, if ever, try to “convince” a law firm or lawyer that social media and networking is something they MUST do. When I speak to groups of lawyers [or marketers] on the topic, I am careful to craft my speeches in a way that presents details, offers illustrations of what others […]

Your Greatest Challenge on the Social Web.

What’s your, or your law firm’s, greatest challenge about the social web? Heather Milligan, Russell Lawson and I would like to know. We’ll be leading a live discussion at the Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference this week in Denver on how law firms can add strategy to their social web activity. The excitement is really […]

Lawyers: Get Your Social Web Strategy On

Image via Wikipedia If you’re a lawyer or other legal industry professional engaging on the social web I’d love to hear about your social web strategy for engagement. Why? Because next month I’ll be speaking at the Legal Marketing Association’s Annual Conference in Denver along with  Progressive Marketing Blog author, Russell Lawson of Sands Anderson […]

Got an APP-etite for Consumer Advertising Law? Arnold & Porter DELIVERS!

Now you can pick up your iPhone or Kindle and place that order… The highly regarded  Consumer Advertising Law Blog created by Arnold & Porter’s multi-disciplinary Consumer Protection & Advertising Practice Group is now available as an application for your iPhone or a download for your Kindle. When I spoke with Neil Rosenbaum, New Business […]

WARNING: New Facebook Privacy Settings Need Your Attention Now!

Just when you thought it was safe to play in the online sandbox – bam! Facebook dumps a load of broken glass into it. This week Facebook announced that they made “changes to give you more control.” Truth is they actually made changes that give you less control over the content you share with your […]

Searching for a better search? 5 easy steps: search, save time and get targeted results.

You probably rely heavily on the Internet to do business related research.  Did you know that all searches are not created equal? You can search the Internet to maximize results and minimize noise by using targeted search engines and with little effort you can get results that are on point for specific goals.  I promise, […]

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