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Trial lawyer turned legal tech entrepreneur, I am the founder and CEO of LexBlog, a legal blog community of over 30,00 blog publishers, worldwide. LexBlog’s professional turnkey blog solution, licensed on a subscription basis, is used by over 18,000 legal professionals.

A leading venture capitalist and widely read blogger, Fred Wilson commented this morning about typos in his blogging at AVC.

Referencing a post of his from yesterday, Wilson shared his philosophy.

A number of readers let me know about the typo, which I very much appreciate.

But for some reason, I am not

Bob Ambrogi has a real nice piece this morning on “The Lawyers of Substack.”

As early adopters of digital publishing in the law turned to blogging, something we’ve seen explode over the last decade, some legal publishers are turning to Substack.

Substack is an online platform that provides publishing, payment, analytics, and design

Academic publishing is broken.

That’s the word from Brazilian journalist, Raphael Tsavkko Garcia, who reports for Al Jazeera and MIT Tech Review, among other news outlets, in an excellent piece in Bookseller.

Garcia’s points may be as applicable to legal publishing – think law reviews and other legal periodicals – as any academic publishing.

Verizon announced this morning that it is selling its media business – AOL and Yahoo – for $5 Billion.

I couldn’t help but recall how AOL launched me from a practicing lawyer to a legal tech entrepreneur. The same was true for many other lawyers.

AOL was the entry to the Internet in the 1990’s.

The law is evolving faster than at anytime in the history of our country. The reason is blog software.

The law is not limited to what state or federal legislatures pass or courts decide. The law evolves because of an ongoing discussion of the law and society taking place in the writings of legal professionals.

Law school deans need to be using Twitter.

It’s no longer acceptable to have your communications person craft a statement for you, include it in a press release and hope you’ll pick up accolades in the traditional media.

I am not saying that it’s bad. But this morning, I saw coverage in a local east

No one could have imagined the changes we have seen the last ten or twenty years.

Two day delivery of anything we want from the largest company in the world, a company that didn’t exist twenty plus years ago. A newly minted electric car company with a valuation in excess of all the other U.S.

The name of the contributor of a law blog post stays with the blog post, as its author, forever. Just as if the blogger wrote a book or a law review article.

If a blogging lawyer leaves the law firm, the appropriate thing for a law firm to do is to let the blogging lawyer

“Silos are computer networks that are walled off from everything else. Your ideas can go in there, they make that easy, even enticing, but they can’t interact with ideas anywhere else. Ideas that can’t interact are fairly useless.”

This from the inventor of blogging, Dave Winer aptly describing where most legal publishing historically has gone.

Lawyers and law firms are told to share their blog posts on LinkedIn to get their posts seen.

Sharing blog posts is not enough to get your posts seen, if getting your posts seen, alone, is even a worthwhile end goal.

What is seen on LinkedIn, just like Facebook, is fueled by algorithms. Since Microsoft’s