Posts Tagged LinkedIn

Create a LinkedIn custom URL

A URL (uniform resource locator) is the address of a web site. For instance, you can find the Google search engine at the URL www.google.com. To make it easier for people to find your LinkedIn profile, you can change the URL they would need to type. For

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Create a LinkedIn profile

Creating a LinkedIn profile can seem like a lot of work, but if you know what you want to accomplish using LinkedIn, you can tailor your profile to help you accomplish these objectives. Don’t worry if your profile information feels incomplete. You can revise it over time

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Using LinkedIn: your game plan

LinkedIn is the premier business networking website, yet compared to the millions of people who have LinkedIn profiles, few of these people use it effectively. Before you build your LinkedIn profile, make sure you have a plan in place: your personal business plan, or business vision. This

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Fighting social network spam

Spam isn’t just for email anymore. It can come at you from social networks you belong to as well. Fortunately, you can effectively deal with social network spam using a little knowledge and a few good habits.

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Use a few keywords to find Internet gold

Ever wonder how easy it is to research people using the Internet? “Several years ago, default privacy settings on social net-working sites were set to no privacy,” says Brian Vail, an Edmonton-based partner at Field Law. “It was a gold mine.” A gold mine, that is, for

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Not just for kids anymore: Bad behaviour is bad behaviour in real life or online

Create social media policies to guide your staff Being social has never been a fad. We’re all social creatures. We naturally reach out to others, whether in person, on the phone or by using technology such as social media. We’re also litigious creatures, so it’s little wonder

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Basic business social media strategy

Own a small business? Wondering how to effectively use the tangle that is social media today? Here’s the secret: pick a few things you can do well, and do them routinely.

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Expanding your network by hopping on the Internet

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Lawyers who network already know the rubber chicken circuit. Many such lawyers are now venturing into the virtual chicken circuit, adding online social networking to their marketing efforts. Their “iChoices” continue to increase. In addition to online forums dedicated to the

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BlackBerry Storm has some kinks to work out

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly To paraphrase George Orwell: “Physical keyboard good! Virtual keyboard bad!” That’s the common refrain from many BlackBerry devotees ever since Cupertino, California’s Apple Inc. announced the iPhone two years ago. Now, smartphone buyers have another choice: the BlackBerry Storm, the first-ever touch-screen

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Martindale-Hubbell gets LinkedIn

originally published in Lawyers Weekly “I’ve been listed in Martindale-Hubbell as an attorney for as long as I’ve been an attorney – 21 years,” said Mark J. Neuberger, of counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP at their Miami office. “Martindale is regarded as the Cadillac of attorney

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