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Archives for January 2011
  • When can I expect to start generating a steady income? (Read: At what point should I start freaking
    I am in month 5 of my practice and things are a bit slow at the moment. I am marketing incessantly: a monthly column on YFS Entrepreneur (young, fabulous and self-employed), my blog and guest articles on various websites, a commercial on an extremel…
    4 views 4 comments Most recent by Legal Technology
  • Flat Fee Pricing: How do you figure out what different services should cost?
    This is something I struggle with. With anything I am trying to learn, I emulate those who are already doing it initially and then slowly but surely develop my own way or style. Not so with pricing. There seems to be a really wide spectrum of what t…
    4 views 8 comments Most recent by mkennedy Legal Technology
  • AaronStreet
    Law Blog Domain Names
    In response to our discussion on starting a law blog, I thought it was worth breaking apart the sub-discussion of how to choose a domain name.
    AaronStreet 20 views 8 comments Most recent by AaronStreet Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Evernote
    If you don't know, Evernote is one of the most awesome bits of software ever made. Unfortunately, nobody seems to be able to figure out how to integrate it into their productivity system. Which is too bad, because, as I said, it is totally awesome. …
    Closed samglover 869 views 23 comments Most recent by ScottStrait Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Client welcome packages--does anyone have examples?
    I really like Allison's idea of creating a client welcome package. Karin has mentioned it in the past, as well. Is anyone doing this? And if so, do you have a sample or a picture of one that you can post? I'd like to gather ideas before I start work…
    samglover 1 view 1 comment Most recent by Harry Hackney Legal Technology
  • samglover
    The iPad thread
    Aaron, Randall, and I are all waiting anxiously for iPad 2, but only Aaron already has the first-generation iPad. The trouble is, I'm still not sure how useful the iPad will be for work, as opposed to sitting in bed watching movies. For those of yo…
    samglover 12.8K views 43 comments Most recent by Andrew Bloch Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Engagement Agreement for Annual Packages
    Sam, Aaron, others: Inspired by Sam & Aaron's approach, I have decided to try annual packages for my business clients. I am super excited and will be sure to let you all know how it turns out. In the meantime, is there anything special that I sh…
    samglover 1 view 7 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • Taking Cases in States Not Admitted
    Hey LAB,  Have a question for everyone regarding thoughts on working on out of state client cases. In order to work in a state in which you are not admitted, you have to associate with counsel that is admitted in that state and split the fee (can't…
    1 view 4 comments Most recent by Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Blogging
    I was talking about blogging with other lawyers over drinks last night, and wondering how many LAB members want to blog, but haven't started.If that's you, what is holding you back? If you had to add a line item forblogging to your budget, how much …
    samglover 1 view 11 comments Most recent by AaronStreet Legal Technology
  • SEO Strategy & Costs
    I am starting to get emails from firms that do SEO offering their services. Its something I have been thinking about. I talked to one marketing firm and they said it would be about $2,000/month. I am not willing to pay that amount. My SEO strategy…
    2 views 2 comments Most recent by AaronStreet Legal Technology
  • Graham Martin
    Cash Flow Management
    Hi Friends, As a solo practitioner who has been in full time practice for just under three months, I am starting to run into some cash flow issues (both with the business and for my family's income). So I was wondering if anyone has any systems to…
    Graham Martin 2 views 6 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Cost of starting a law firm
    I wrote this post on the cost of going solo nearly two years ago. I've been looking it over in preparation for the seminar this Friday, and I think it's still good, but I th…
    samglover 1 view 6 comments Most recent by Rhonda Pagel Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Going paperless: problems, suggestions, or questions?
    This week's webinar is going to be a reprise of my paperless office presentation. We want to get a solid recording for the archives, and incorporate your experiences, as well. I know some of you have gone paperless recently, and others are still t…
    samglover 2.5K views 21 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • Graham Martin
    Practical Fee Considerations
    Hi Friends, We've talked somewhat about some general fee considerations, but as I have more clients coming in the door (Yay!) I am finding that I'm curious about how to determine what types of fees to use and how much ethical leeway I have to modi…
    Graham Martin 1 view 1 comment Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Tire Kickers
    We have taken a couple of approaches to tire kickers. I used to insist on a consultation fee for all clients. This kept the tire kickers away, entirely. When we moved into our new office, Randall asked me to make the consultation fee discretiona…
    samglover 1 view 1 comment Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Creative Referral Gifts
    What are some creative gifts people have gotten from or given to referral sources? Chocolate and vodka are nice and all, but I feel like I ought to be able to come up with something more memorable.
    samglover 4.7K views 12 comments Most recent by Eric Cooperstein Legal Technology

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