The Sociable Lawyer was busy last week moving to a new blog platform, so we didn’t publish the Weekly Round Up on Friday like we usually do. We’ve gone ahead and published it today instead. The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week. We’re always looking for new posts, so if you know any great lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!
Law Marketing Blog
Six Things to Consider Before Ordering Promotional Products for Your Law Firm
October 9 by Jill Tooley
“Law marketing techniques run deep and selecting the right promotional product for your firm is only a small piece of the puzzle. However, giveaways do help with brand awareness and it will take more than a handful of personalized pens to keep your name fresh in clients’ minds. Consider the following before you order enough giveaway items to last a lifetime…”
Ernie the Attorney
10 Tech Rules to Guide Users
October 11 by Ernest Svenson
“Whether your goal is to become paperless, or just to get more out of the technology you use, you need to (1) find the easy ways to do things and (2) avoid the hard ones. Technology promises a lot, and can deliver on many of those promises, but not all of them. Here are 10 key rules you should be aware of. If you work against these rules things will tend to be harder; you’ll spend more money, waste more time, and encounter more stress…” Go straight to the .pdf.
SEO in 30 Days
This week’s entry discusses choosing a domain name. Follow the whole series for a comprehensive overview of SEO for Lawyers.
Raising the Bar Blog
Robin, How Can I Become Known as a Thought Leader in My Specialty?
October 12 by Robin Hensley
“The secret to becoming known as a thought leader is visibility. If you are serious about being seen as an expert, you can start today. What is the first step you will take?..”
California Digital Library
How to Host an Effective Virtual Meeting
October 13 by Leslie Wolf
“We spend our days attending lots of meetings, yet the well-managed meeting stands out as a rare gem. It’s not easy to run a good meeting, and in our increasingly virtual world it’s even harder to run an effective virtual meeting. But it’s a skill worth practicing, and your teammates will thank you for it…”
Law Consulting Blog
Presentation Skills You Need To Learn: Use Your Slides to Engage Your Audience, Not Put Them to Sleep
October 13 by Cordell Parvin
“If you want to be bored beyond words, just sit through a series of presentations done by lawyers with bullet point slides and too many words on a page. Are you yawning just thinking about it?..”
The Rainmaker Blog via ABA Solo Blog Network
Legal Marketing: Best Practices for Generating Leads
October 13 by Stephen Fairley
“There are four major factors that have a significant impact on lead generation: Indexed Pages in Google; Rank in Google’s Top 100 Results for Many Keywords; Blogs; and Twitter for B2C…”