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Ask the Experts from the LMA

How Am I Doing? Tools to Track Your Legal Blog

By | Apr.28.16 | 3 Comments

Question: Are there tools available to help me see how many people are reading my legal blog? Are there standards to judge its success? Lindsay Griffiths: What will be most important to you in gauging your blog’s …Continue reading »


Survey Highlights

Cybersecurity Survey Results: What Keeps You Up Nights?

By | Apr.27.16 | No Comments

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 …Continue reading »


Content Marketing

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

By | Apr.26.16 | No 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 …Continue reading »


Play to Win

The Power of Facts in Marketing

By | Apr.25.16 | No Comments

Let’s say you just found out you have a rare illness. Suddenly, you are in the market for a specialty physician. You do some research, get some names and make an appointment with one or …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Top Five Fitness Metrics to Track

By | Apr.22.16 | No Comments

You can track nearly everything related to fitness with an app or wearable, or some smart combination of the two: sleep, steps, heart rate, calories, nutrition … the list goes on. But do you really …Continue reading »


Online Marketing

Five Ways to Market Your Law Practice with Video

By | Apr.21.16 | No Comments

Traditional TV audiences are shrinking as more of us choose instead to view videos on mobile devices. We stream video on Netflix and Hulu and rely on sites like YouTube and Daily Motion to watch short …Continue reading »


Well Said!

Have We Met? Mastering the Meet and Greet

By | Apr.20.16 | No Comments

The business meet-and-greet scene is fraught with potential pitfalls, even for the most confident among us. Here’s how to reduce embarrassing encounters at networking events, receptions and other occasions. Do I Know You? Professional social encounters pose …Continue reading »


The Accidental Client

Mixing Cocktails with Legal Advice: Don’t

By | Apr.19.16 | 2 Comments

I can appreciate a well-crafted cocktail. But when I am in a situation where such beverages are being served, I never get involved in a conversation about someone’s legal problems. And I strongly encourage you …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Motivator: ‘By Next Week I Will …’

By | Apr.18.16 | No Comments

I am the queen of lists. At the end of every month, I write a list of goals for the following month. I have a running to-do list for every day. When I get to …Continue reading »


The Friday Five Classic

Five Things Lawyers Hate to Hear Clients Say

By | Apr.15.16 | 1 Comment

In situations involving you and your client, the adversarial system is your worst enemy. The only win is a long-term client relationship that is sustainable, and a short-term victory gained by your legal swordsmanship almost …Continue reading »