A smattering of interesting posts from today's legal blogs
- “Going Solo - Confessions & Inspirations - Jeena Belil” from Susan Cartier Liebel’s Build a Solo Practice blog. Jeena Belil shares her positive story of finding solo success after being laid off, and provides practical advice for others in a similar spot.
- “Want To Catch The Next Big Idea? Use Your Hand As Bait” from Chris Brogan’s blog. Fascinating for the fishing video alone, but Seth Simonds (in a guest post) offers up some great ideas on, well, coming up with great ideas.
- “Re-tooling a Law Blog Example: Jonathan Rosenfeld” from Stem’s Law Firm Web Strategy blog. Steve Matthews describes the changes to his client’s blog, and why each was made. Useful approach when you’re looking at how your blog fits your message.
- “Are You Meeting Client Expectations? Do You Know What They Are?” from Legal Marketing Blog.com. Isn’t smart marketing all about communication?
- “Marketing Me: My 4 point 2.0 plan” from The Legal Watercooler. The fourth installment in Heather Milligan’s five-part “Marketing Me” series covers social media. Good overview of the main tools; great reminder that you need a plan and purpose before you launch into social media.
- “Doug Jasinski on Social Media for Lawyers” from slaw.ca. Doug Jasinski is smart AND generous. Here’s the ppt of the “Social Media for Lawyers” presentation he made last week to Vancouver LMA. Read it and you can be smart too.
- “So, tell me again, what do we do now?” from whataboutclients.com. Follow the links in this post to see what some really smart people have to say about service firms and the “way-down global economy.”