Google authorship may not be dead after all

Google authorship

Following Google’s announcement that they would no longer be displaying authors in search results we all thought Google authorship was dead. Me included. Internet marketing strategist, Pam Aungst (@PamAnnMarketing) writes this week that Authorship may not be dead after all. As way of background, Google Authorship enabled blog authors to connect the blog posts they … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs: Inmates Emailing, Expert Witnesses,


If you haven’t noticed, the BP oil spill litigation is not going well for the energy giant. Now, on top of that, they’re getting in trouble for cheating in their appeals. Philip Thomas has the story. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 188. Advertising Week – Lights, Camera, and Action – New York lawyer … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs: Ownership of “Likes,” Fashionable Tech, Credit Card Skimmers


The battle over brand social media ownership is always an interesting one. Today, John Delaney writes on an interesting battle between a fan and BET. Over on LXBN TV, our coverage of the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference West picks back up with an interview on technology’s role in law firms’ process improvement. Tips for … Continue Reading

Websites don’t generate business for law firms

law firm websites

That’s the word from Lee Rosen (@leerosen), a North Carolina family law attorney and widely respected nationally in the areas of law firm management and marketing. Despite website vendors telling lawyers that their website will work like a money machine, your website only makes you findable, per Rosen. “It doesn’t cause anyone to go looking … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs: Big Data in the Workplace, Conference Networking, Times New Roman


It’s no secret: going to conferences is really much more about the networking opportunities than attending session. But Lindsay Griffiths has a good tip on this—if you’re about networking, start doing it before the conference. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 183. Big Data in the Workplace, EEOC Attorney Urges Caution – Morristown, NJ … Continue Reading

Lawyers turn to social media and blogging for professional development

lawyers social media professional development

I was on a phone call recently with a major publisher discussing social media programs for lawyers. She asked in addition to the business development aspects of social media if lawyers were using social media for professional development. Great question on her part. Lawyers do use social media for professional development and they are not … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin in M&A, Lululemon IP, Moneyball in Employment Law


Big data is everywhere nowadays, whether it’s dealing with consumers—or employees. Today we have two interesting posts on the use of data, one from InsidePrivacy on ways to use data without violating people’s privacy, and The Labor Dish on Moneyball-like analytics in employment law. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 182. The New Protected … Continue Reading