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Archives for January 2011
As I'm getting my new practice up and running, I know that I need to get out in the community and meet more attorneys...for both knowledge and possible referral sources (and because I like people).
My interpersonal style works much better in one-o…
Using Twitter effectively
I've been thinking a lot lately about how lawyers "should" use Twitter for networking. It strikes me that it is more effective to build relationships as yourself (@samglover) than as a lawyer or law firm (@flduilawyer). After all, when I meet people…
Back of business cards
Someone on a local e-mail list today pointed out that the back side of business cards is vastly under-used. People responding seemed to primarily use it to highlight practice areas or jurisdictions in which they were admitted. That seems boring and …
Someone to pull it all together?
I'm a Lawyerist contributor and list observer. I was recently approached by an attorney who's going out on his own after 15 years in a small firm. He could really benefit from all the advice here (I'm suggesting he join Lawyerist Lab), but…
Hanging out Jenny Moser's shingle
For those who don't know, our own Jenny Moser just got her license a couple
of weeks ago, and is getting her law firms legs under her. On today's call,
she asked for some tips to get up and running with marketing. I am posting
her to-do list here so…
Has anyone had any experience with Yodle (an on-line advertising company)?
Landwehr Law Offices
Good question. I have been letting people come to me for the past couple of years, but since I am trying to grow my practice, I am starting to be more purposeful in my marketing and networking.
Start by talking to the connections you already ha…
Customer relations management software
During Friday's webcast, Aaron and I mentioned customer relations management (CRM) software. I haven't ever used any, and I don't know much about it, although I have this idea that I ought to.
Is anyone using CRM software. What does it do for you,…
For those of you who have their various websites, or logos, or other marketing devices completed and in their final forms, how did you go about putting together the graphics?
I went ahead an contracted with a graphic designer to do my logo, but I …
What Should My Title Be?
s I have been checking off all the nitty-gritty items in getting my practice fully set up, I have noticed all sorts of items I never considered. One of those is what title I should use as a solo practitioner, most importantly with regard to what I p…