Tag Archive: marketing

Google+ For Lawyers

Google recently released a beta program called Google +1 for a fortunate few to test. The program is a new social media platform, and invites were sent out in the past two weeks. The response was so positive that Google’s servers had to shut down, and only last week did the smoke clear enough to…

Technology Shortcomings Hit Home

A little over a week ago my family’s life was rocked when my father called to tell me my mother was in the hospital. She had a stroke. I write this post from my iPad in a hotel room attached to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, where Mom still lies in a comatose state. Prayers are…

My Argument Against Practice Management Software

A lot of attorneys won’t like what I have to say on this topic, either because they believe they couldn’t run their office without practice management software, or they’re in too deep financially with a vendor to admit it’s not worth it. Whatever the reason I’m sure these words will fall on a lot of…

Beef Up Your Social Marketing With Zapd

Recently The Unofficial Apple Weblog or TUAW (www.TUAW.com) reviewed a new website creator known as Zapd. The blog touted this IPhone software as a means to share a photobook or announcement to friends on Facebook and Twitter, but upon playing with the app I realized it might have it’s place as a marketing tool for…

A Year in Review: Marketing

In my short experience as a criminal and family lawyer, I have had nearly all of my business come via referrals. Upon starting out the courts appointed my first clients, with a peppering of family and friends throwing me a bone. But unfortunately you can’t keep pounding your friends and family for work. That well…