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Friday Five+ Tech Tips

Clean It Up! Tech Tips for Tidying Up Your Practice

By | Apr.29.16 | 0 Comments

Tech Tips Friday Five

Maybe you’re due for a little spring makeover? For this Friday Five+ installment, we asked our practice management dream team for their best tips on tidying up your office systems. Heidi Alexander, Dustin Cole, Sharon Nelson, Nora Regis, Deborah Savadra and Reid Trautz offer up small measures that can make a big difference in clearing up irritants that slow you down and stress you out. Read The Rest

Ask the Experts from the LMA

How Am I Doing? Tools to Track Your Legal Blog

By | Apr.28.16 | 4 Comments


Question: Are there tools available to help me see how many people are reading my blog? Are there standards to judge its success?

In this month’s “Ask the Experts from the Legal Marketing Association,” Lindsay Griffiths and Jabez LeBret have tips to help you measure the success of your legal blog. Read The Rest

Survey Highlights

Cybersecurity Survey Results: What Keeps You Up Nights?

By | Apr.27.16 | 0 Comments

Cybersecurity Monster

This past month, newspapers around the world have been filled with stories of the Panama Papers — a massive trove of confidential tax planning information that will probably topple more than one politician. For lawyers and law firms, the chilling fact is that these millions of documents emanated from the computer files of a global law firm — Mossack Fonseca. Their client records and all of their secret dealings are now being read by journalists around the world.

Was it done by some skilled cybersleuth, intent on exposing illegal or improper activity, or at least hypocrisy? Was it a disgruntled internal whistleblower, within the law firm? Either way, it points to the vulnerability of law firms, and to the seriousness of the stakes when confidential client information is leaked.

What’s in Your Cybersecurity Bag of Tricks? A month ago, we asked the Attorney At Work community to let us know how confident you are about cybersecurity in your firm. Today, we unveil the results.Read The Rest

Content Marketing

Don’t Recycle, Repurpose — But Do It Right!

By | Apr.26.16 | 0 Comments


Recently I read an article on content marketing that promised to tell, in so many words, “how to market yourself without extra work.” It then presented an app, showing “how easy it is to automate repurposing your content.”

“Once you have your original material — article, webinar, etc. — repurposing doesn’t require much more work, just some creative thinking.”

Uh, no. It’s not that simple. This is akin to saying, “Cold fusion isn’t hard. You just need a few hydrogen atoms.” Read The Rest

Product Spotlight

Revolutionize Your Small Law Firm with Smokeball Activity Intelligence

By | Apr.25.16 | 0 Comments

Ai Reports 2

How do you know if you’re really busy or just doing busywork? Becoming more productive and profitable is next to impossible if you don’t understand how your team is truly spending its time and allocating its energy. Your law firm needs real, actionable data and business intelligence to make…Read The Rest

Spotlight Q&A

Shape the Law: Why an ‘Unconference’?

By | Apr.15.16 | 0 Comments


The inaugural Shape the Law Unconference will take place April 29, 2016, in San Francisco, focused on “Wellness, Wealth and Wisdom.” Attorney at Work is proud to support the new event as a media sponsor. We asked Jeena Cho, one of the four enterprising Shape the Law founders, to fill us in. First, what is an “Unconference”? Read The Rest