Lawyers cannot hide on Twitter

… Recent headlines in the The Mail Online and The Telegraph suggested that a (now ex) Barrister (who tweets as @Geeklawyer) had been struck off for inappropriate tweeting. Delve a little deeper and he was in fact fined £2,500 by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) for his tweeting and, put simply, disbarred for his conduct…

#FF Jon Harman (@colmmu) this Christmas

… Jon Harman (@colmmu) has been keeping fellow Twegals amused over the past few months with his Twitter Follow Friday (#FF) Experiment. From writing in the sand on a beach in Norway to filming a drive from his home, Jon has made #FF a whole new experience both for himself and the subjects of his…

Key Lime Pie Law Firm Marketing Strategy

… Earlier this month I was in Marks & Spencer and a Key Lime Pie caught my eye. I can’t recall ever eating a Key Lime Pie before but I had seen Scott Greenfield twit (he does not tweet) about such pies. He is rather partial to them and sometimes waits by his mailbox for…

#Lex2011Tweetup: When Virtual became IRL (In Real Life)

… My wife (who has been known to refer to herself, at times, as a Twidow) often says that the people I am tweeting with are “not real”. I, of course, know that they (or at least the majority of them!) are. Confirmation of this, if required, came on Wednesday evening at the Lex 2011…

Lex 2011 + The #Lex2011Tweetup

… Lex 2011 I will be attending and speaking at Lex 2011. On Day 1 (16 March at 11:10am) I am presenting a Case Study on using Twitter to raise your profile and grow your law firm, based on my experiences at Inksters. I will look at:- Marketing to a changing demographic: Understanding how your…

Should lawyers have their own Paper.li?

… A week or so ago I noticed a little difficulty arise between Scott Greenfield and Rocket Matter concerning Paper.li. Whilst this started on Twitter it soon moved onto their respective blogs. Scott’s blog post Rocket Doesn’t Matter told us:- “There is was, right on twitter this morning, much to my surprise. The Rocket Matter, LLC…

Law Firm Twitteratigate – The Whole Story

… … The blawgosphere has been awash over the past week or so with posts concerning what has become known as ‘Law Firm Twitteratigate’. I have commented on many of these posts and thought it might be useful to do a Roundup of all the posts involved in one place. It all started with The…