First posted on August 6, 2012 by
Proposed Changes to ABA Ethics Rules
First posted on June 6, 2012 by
LinkedIn Passwords Hacked
Bad news today for all users on LinkedIn. According to Mashable.com, LinkedIn has been hacked and over 6.5 million passwords have been leaked online. Read the Mashable
story for more info.
First posted on May 23, 2012 by
Investing in your Law Firm's Online Future
Your law firm web site is now the first impression you make with potential clients – it’s your name, your brand and your reputation all in one. Your attorney web site is vital to the future of your firm; it is not the place to be cutting corners or hiring someone’s nephew right out of school.
Many companies offer do-it-yourself lawyer web sites at a bargain price. And as the saying goes, you get what you pay for. Do you really have the time and money to develop, design and maintain ...
First posted on May 9, 2012 by
Does Your Website Violate State Bar or ABA Rules of Professional Conduct?
Every lawyer and law firm currently in practice should by now have a website. The website should have information on you, the firm history, other attorney bios, practice areas, a blog and other pages you feel are necessary. Your website is also considered an advertisement.
The content on your website is invaluable. This is how and what the search engines use to help prospective clients or attorneys find you in the internet universe.
But do you know if the content violates the State Bar of ...
First posted on April 24, 2012 by
Internet Security or Privacy: Which Do You Prefer?
Internet Privacy or Security
Free speech, privacy, piracy and security on the internet are all legitimate concerns of people who e-mail, blog, Facebook, Twitter and participate in other communications on the web.
Earlier this year, free speech advocates helped to stop the vote on the
Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)
which was attempting to address intellectual property theft on the internet, but failed to provide protection for individuals and companies from fraudulent abuse.
National S ...
First posted on April 18, 2012 by
Call-to-action Optimization for Inducing Spontaneous Responses from Visitors
This is a guest post from
A website, no matter how beautiful and creative it may seem to you, is of no use if there are
coming over it. You need to have something captivating, a different element than the other designs that are taking away the spotlight importance from your brand.
Making Your Web Design Imperative:
You need to build up a
to go on your page, if you want to bring in more attention and more interest of the users. Website designer ...
First posted on April 18, 2012 by
Share the Love: Why All Partners and Associates Should Contribute Blog Posts
“There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers.” - David Ogilvy
British advertising genius
is known for some of the most creative, persuasive and powerful ads of all time. Yet according to this quote, advertisements which appear more like content can be much more effective than a straight-forward sales pitch. This statement, though made decades ago, can easily be ad ...
First posted on March 26, 2012 by
Why Your Firm Should Conduct Competitor Intelligence NOW
Competitor intelligence (CI) is the monitoring of your potential customers, competitors, marketplace and the economy in an effort to devise intelligent business decisions and marketing strategies.
is more concerned with is
doing the right thing
, rather than
doing the thing right
. That subtle difference is what makes CI so important.
What competitive intelligence is
is spying, illegal activities or corporate espionage.
A Fortune 500 survey found
55 p ...
First posted on March 19, 2012 by
Your Facebook Account – You Can’t Take it With You
No one wants to think about their inevitable demise. We all hope it's a long time from now. The digital technology era is highlighting new issues regarding life and death, such as,
what happens to my social media accounts after I die?
Lawmakers and attorneys from Oregon and Nebraska are considering proposals that would allow family member access to their dead loved one’s accounts. Oklahoma has already passed a law making a Facebook account part of the
This issue is ...
First posted on February 27, 2012 by
You've Been Served... Via Facebook? It’s True!
In England, a High Court judge has approved the
service of legal documents
on a party through the social network
The case revolves around a charge against a brokerage firm accused of overcharging their clients. Lawyers had a
difficult time locating
Fabio De Biase, one of the former brokers, at his physical address and by e-mail.
The lawyers discovered that De Biase was active on Facebook responding to friend requests and applied for
permission to serve ...