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What have law blogs wrought us?

Author, wealth management professional, and TV commentator, Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz), had an interesting post on Bloomberg this morning regarding the impact financial blogs have had on the financial community — on markets, investing and financial journalism. Consider the five factors that financial blogs have wrought us, writes Ritholtz. Near identical to the impact that law … Continue Reading

How to promote your law blog?

Tim Baran, Community Manager of Rocket Matter, shared yesterday, ‘3 Ways to Promote Your Law Blog.’ Though I’m not sure ‘promoting’ your law blog is what you want to do when you’re looking to network to build relationships and enhance your reputation, Baran raises some good points. Use social media. Baran sees Twitter and Facebook … Continue Reading

Getting your content out there not good enough for law firms anymore

“Content is still king, but now it has to share its crown, “writes Jenn Webb @JennWebb this morning on why getting your content out there is not enough anymore. Webb cites Justo Hidalgo (@justohidalgo), co-founder of 24symbols, on why aggregation, curation, and discovery are more important than just distributing content. Companies that take content and … Continue Reading

Engagement versus vanity

Yesterday, I had the honor of being included in the 100 best law blogs as judged by the ABA Journal. The top 100 blogs and their authors were the subject of a feature story on the ABA Journal online. Each of the blogs were linked to in the story. Also yesterday, Eric Turkewitz linked to … Continue Reading

Circulation drop at major US newspapers is opportunity for law bloggers

Circulation declines are accelerating at America’s major newspapers, with all but two of the 25 largest U.S. showing declines for the last six months. This per the Wall Street Journal’s Russel Adams this morning. Weekday circulation at 507 newspapers fell 4.6%…, compared with a 2.6% decline in the same period a year earlier, according to … Continue Reading

LexBlog’s Monthly Best of Blogging Webinar Series continues live this AM : Marketing Your Law Blog

We’ll continue our monthly Best of Blogging Series for LexBlog clients this morning with ‘Marketing Your Blog : Getting And Growing Traffic To Your Niche Law Blog.’ Looks like we’ll have close to 100 clients attending. We’ll go live at 9 AM PT with Rob La Gatta, Stacey Merrick, and I taking the mic’s so … Continue Reading

Legal publications begin running syndicated law blog content

I’ve been a big proponent of established newspapers and periodicals running syndicated blog content onto their news websites. Well it’s started in the legal journalism business with ALM’s Noticed this week that was sending traffic to my blog from their Legal Technology Section. I’m not part of’s blog network nor affiliated with … Continue Reading

Using Twitter to promote your blog

Aren’t many lawyers using Twitter yet (there’s a few of us), but those who are may be interested in Chris Brogan’s post at Problogger on how to use Twitter to promote your blog. Since Chris started using Twitter, he’s doubled his blog traffic. Ask a question. Instead of telling your Twitter audience that you’ve published … Continue Reading