Your email outbox is full of blog posts

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As a lawyer you struggle to find the time to blog. Ironically, you’re creating blog posts throughout a typical work day. They’re in your email outbox. The emails just need to be worked into blog posts. Web strategist Andy Crestodina (@crestodina) had a nice piece in the Huffington Post last week on business blogs failing … Continue Reading

Blogging in parallel in Facebook

Facebook law blog

With the volume of people using Facebook and Facebook driving networking socially and business-wise, lawyers need to explore “blogging in Facebook.” I’m not referring to sharing one of your blog posts on Facebook, I am referring to posting in Facebook the type of piece you’d post on your blog, though a bit shorter. Management consultant … Continue Reading

3 keys to being the best law blogger in your niche

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The door is wide open for lawyers to become the best blogger in their niche — or at a minimum to become one of the best. Getting there doesn’t require journalistic writing, proper grammar, or loads of content. In a post this week, Seattle’s Neil Patel (@neilpatel), Co-Founder at Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics, said three things were … Continue Reading

Five tips for faster blogging

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I regularly hear from lawyers that blogging takes too much time. Many just lack the passion, but for others they’re not taking advantage of blogging practices that can save a lot of time. CNBC contributor and author Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) shared in Entrepreneur Magazine this week five tips for writing better and faster that I … Continue Reading

Why Twitter timeline changes are not a bad thing

Twitter timeline change

Twitter is now adding content it thinks you would like to see into your home timeline. Despite many people crying foul, I think this move may be a positive one for all Twitter users, new ones and veterans. Until now, your home timeline has displayed only tweets from Twitter users you have chosen to follow. You … Continue Reading

Authentic legal blogging builds relationships

authentic legal blogging

Miraz Jordan (@miraz), a freelance technology writer from New Zealand, had witnessed the world where bloggers were concerned with catchy headlines and web traffic. It was not until she was asked to do a piece on the New Zealand Presbyterian Church’s use of blogging that she discovered authentic blogging. The bloggers Jordan interviewed for her … Continue Reading