Do Clients search for a Lawyer?

… This afternoon I had an interesting exchange on Twitter with Jon Busby of Legal 2.0 regarding how important blogs and websites are to lawyers. Jon considers that they may not be that important in finding new clients. Jon recently blogged about the possibility of his butcher, Charlie, writing a blog:- As a consumer I…

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…

UK Blawg Roundup #6: The Time Travel Edition

… The Time Blawg is perhaps only here today as a result of UK Blawg Roundup. Having agreed with Michael Scutt to host this edition before I actually had a suitable blog to host it on meant I had to create a blog before today: Thus A New Blawg Materialises… Given The Time Blawg’s theme…

Miriam Said’s Law Time: From the Outside Looking In

… ‘Your Law Time’ is a series of Guest Blog Posts being launched today on The Time Blawg. The Guest Bloggers will tell you about their personal past, present and future in or associated with the Law. I am delighted to have Miriam Said as my first Assistant in The Time Blawg Tardis to tell…

#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…

The past, present and future of UK Blawg Roundup

… Four weeks today is 8th April 2011. On that date, it so happens, Arthur will be released: The Russell Brand / Helen Mirren remake of the Dudley Moore / John Gielgud movie. If that does not excite my fellow Blawgers (thought it wouldn’t) you might be more interested to hear that 8th April 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…

Future Law: IT Predictions for 2011

… … What will 2011 bring to the future of IT and the law? I have already seen a number of predictions by others so this will probably end up being a review of those together with my own tuppence worth thrown in for good measure. Most of the predictions I have seen come from…