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Website Marketing

Three Need-To-Knows About Website Legal Agreements

By | Jun.30.15 | No Comments

If you have clients that do business online, you most likely have been called upon to prepare various website legal agreements. Depending on the website, you may be drafting Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, or …Continue reading »


Give Your Client a Hand

It’s Complicated: Respect Client Schedules and Language Needs

By | Jun.29.15 | No Comments

In “Accommodating Clients with Special Needs,” we talked about steps you can take to provide superior service to older adults and people with disabilities. But “special needs” can also apply to clients who are full-time caregivers or busy working …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Apps That Saved My … Vacation

By | Jun.26.15 | No Comments

With summer finally in full swing, we asked our legal technology dream team, “Which apps have saved your … vacation?” They’re telling their best tips for making travel less stressful, whether for work or play, so you …Continue reading »


Setting Fees

The Best Pricing Advice I Ever Received

By | Jun.25.15 | 3 Comments

So it was the summer of 1983, and I had reached that particular stage of adolescence when your parents have finally managed, after a long succession of hints, to get across the idea that this …Continue reading »


Online Advertising 101

How to Get Clients with Google AdWords

By | Jun.24.15 | No Comments

To get new clients, many lawyers still turn to media like the Yellow Pages, TV, radio and newspapers. Eventually, most discover these options are expensive, ineffective and frustrating. Some lawyers are experimenting with Google AdWords for better leads, finding …Continue reading »


Play to Win

Marketing: The Basics of Researching Your Target

By | Jun.23.15 | No Comments

The marketing director of a New York law firm told me about a meeting with the general counsel of a Fortune 50 company. His department had produced an advance briefing document for the lawyers, with …Continue reading »


Enough — Or Too Much?

How Much Capital in Your Law Firm?

By | Jun.22.15 | No Comments

“How much capital should I have in my firm?” It’s a question I hear frequently from lawyers and business owners. It seems like a simple question, but the answer is rarely simple. The level of capital …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Quick Steps to Auto-Handle Email in Outlook

By | Jun.19.15 | No Comments

If you’re using one of the Ribbon versions of Microsoft Outlook, you’ve probably overlooked one feature right on the Home tab: Quick Steps. Quick Steps are like macros — they string together several actions and …Continue reading »


Law Practice Skills

It Takes Two: Competence and Confidence

By | Jun.18.15 | No Comments

The joke goes that some lawyers lack both competence and confidence; call them newbies. Some lawyers have competence, but lack confidence. Some lawyers are competent and have the confidence to let others know about it. …Continue reading »


Digital Dictation Tips

Be More Productive with Digital Dictation 

By | Jun.17.15 | No Comments

In “Getting Things Done,” productivity guru David Allen says dictation is one way to get what’s in your head out, and make it useable. I agree. Dictation can help get more stuff done with less effort. …Continue reading »