Posts Tagged social media

Refreshing my LinkedIn network

Some time ago, I wrote about social network bloat. I followed up with a deeper dive, which is a bit redundant now that I read it again. It’s clearly a topic that recurs to me. Much of what I wrote in line with how I recommend people build

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Dealing with social network connection bloat

For the past few weeks, the total number of people in my LinkedIn network has been decreasing. Why? To use LinkedIn’s parlance, I’ve been removing connections.

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How lawyers get and service clients is changing

A t Cognition LLP, lawyers stick to practicing law while other people play ancillary roles, including sales. This separation of roles “wouldn’t be rocket science in any other industry,” notes founder Joe Milstone. What’s the lawyer’s role? Jacqueline Dinsmore figures inertia is to blame for many firms obliging lawyers

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Hangout needs only computer, Internet connection

Law firm partners Natalie MacDonald and Stuart Rudner resembled news anchors as they tackled the topic of employee sick notes, a matter that had recently been featured in mainstream news reports. Their venue wasn’t television, though. The principals of employment law boutique Rudner MacDonald hosted a Google+

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Connect with people on LinkedIn

Building a large network takes time, but it’s a worthwhile endeavor. The wider your LinkedIn network, the easier it will be to make contact with other people – and the easier it will be for people to make contact with you.

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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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The best in digital marketing

When it comes to digital marketing, which firms are headed in the right direction? We asked some of Canada’s top legal technology experts to separate the fab from the drab in nine different categories. The results of National’s biennial nationwide survey are in.

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How Facebook helps lawyers achieve their goals

By the time you read this, Facebook may count 700 million active members. More people use Facebook than most countries have citizens. It inspired a Hollywood blockbuster. Facebook is a massive phenomenon. Are lawyers taking part? Should they?

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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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Social media and your insurance rates

Looking for a job? Savvy recruiters will check you out online before they check you out in person. Looking for insurance? Savvy insurance agents will do the same. That’s not to say they should, or at least not without your consent, according to a recent article in

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