networking

No, You Shouldn’t Quit Social Media

Social media has its pitfalls, but that doesn't mean you should quit it entirely.

Event Planning for Lawyers

Event planning is a critical skill that many lawyers don't cultivate. Here are some tips on how to get up to speed.

Don’t Refer Bad Cases or Clients

Good lawyers want to help other lawyers by sending them good cases and good clients. Before you try and dump a problem client on another attorney, be sure to think about the long-term implications.

An Essential Networking Ingredient: Followup

When it comes down to it, networking is nothing other than opening yourself up to new relationships and new possibilities. This requires you to get out there and follow up.

LinkedIn Gets a Facelift and Some New Features

As of today, LinkedIn is better-looking and has some new features. Well, the app does. First, the app looks much better. Gone is the hokey leather texture. Now it has a clean look and simple navigation. Unfortunately, it is also harder to find groups. As far as I can tell, you have to search for them by name […]

How to Use Calendar Invites

Being smart about your calendar invites will make you look considerate and organized — and help you stay on schedule, of course.

5-Step Legal Marketing Plan

5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 4: Marketing Strategies

It is time to put together concrete action tasks for getting clients through your door. Here are the best ways to grow your law firm's business:

Networking for Job Security

Networking is essential to job security. But due to a false sense of security, lawyers often neglect the networking they know they should be doing.

Short-Term Rentals: Your Alternative to Hotels

It gets old paying for expensive hotel rooms lacking personality. Short-term rental companies, like Airbnb, offer an alternative with a few caveats.

Make Networking Go More Smoothly with Selfies

For years, meeting new people for networking has included an awkward ritual. You arrive and scan the tables, looking for singletons. If you see a likely candidate, you have to go and ask if they are the person you are supposed to meet. If you don’t see anyone, you get a table and watch the […]