Why I Think Your Blog Sucks

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I am going to be presenting at Avvo’s 2013 Lawyernomics conference in Las Vegas in April. (You should come. Whether or not the conference is awesome, Vegas sure will be.) As I have here, in the past, I will be talking about why most law blogs are awful. If you want a preview, I talked to Merrilyn Tarlton of Attorney at Work, and she posted five of my reasons why your law blog probably sucks:

  1. You think it is just a marketing tool.
  2. You’re not doing it enough.
  3. You are writing in isolation.
  4. You don’t read and comment on other blogs.
  5. You’re [too] focused on SEO.

For my full explanations, read “Why Your Blog Sucks” on Attorney at Work.

Hope to see you in Vegas!

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  • brint crockett

    I’m not sure I’ve ever read a law blog that didn’t suck. Do you have any examples? I’m serious. What are we striving to here?

    • http://lawyerist.com/author/samglover/ Sam Glover

      Absolutely. Popehat, Simple Justice, the Volokh Conspiracy, Above the Law, the Legal Satyricon, and on and on. There are plenty of great law blogs out there.

  • brint crockett

    Thank you. You’re quite right. There’s some quality reading out there from pertinent legal minds.