July’s Best of the Blogs

by Alexa Drago on July 25, 2017

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month.

Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good.

Quick Tips

Product Reviews

Technology

 

Lawyers And Cybersecurity In 2017: Trends And Tips

The practice of law in 2017 is markedly different than it was even a decade ago, in part due to advances in technology. That’s why lawyers in many jurisdictions now have an ethical obligation to understand and stay on top of changes in technology. Read more.
 

Cyberthreats Are Now Worse Than You Think — A warning to all law firms

The danger of ransomware as a threat to your law practice has increased exponentially the past few weeks. You’ve heard about viruses and malware for years and, for those who have never had a data loss, it is easy to become complacent. Read more.
 

Legal Technology Spending: Biggest Money-Wasters

The internet is really helpful at listing common ways people waste their money. But legal technology spending is a bit trickier to control than your gym fees or cable bill. Even when it’s just you and your laptop. Read more.

Marketing

 

Grow Your Law Practice by Narrowing Your Focus

The formula to business growth is actually very simple. The more you narrow your focus, the more money you can make. This sounds like a paradox: how can you make more money by limiting the type of work you’ll do? Read more.
 

Power Niche Marketing: Get Out And About

When I teach marketing to my young associates, as well as my partners, and when I need to remind myself what is important, I go to these three things, which I call the “Threebies.” Read more.
 

The ‘Keep It Simple, Stupid’ Marketing Plan

If you’ve searched the web for marketing plans, you’ve likely noticed that most so-called legal marketing experts recommend putting together a long, formal marketing plan. Let me tell you why a short and simple plan is better. Read more.

Miscellaneous

 

What Happens if I Get Hit by a Bus?

If you are a sole practitioner or a member of a small firm, have you ever asked yourself, “What happens to my practice if I get hit by a bus?” As unpleasant as the thought may be, it is a necessary question to ask. Read more.
 

4 Simple Ways to Increase Your Productivity as a Lawyer

If you’re like most lawyers I know, life is coming at you faster than you can manage it. You feel busy but not necessarily productive. You’re thinking too much, juggling too much, and doing too much. Read more.
 

How To Get Started Creating a Virtual Law Practice

If you’ve wanted to create a virtual law practice, or ‘virtualize’ your law practice incrementally, this is the guest lecture for you. Learn how to get started (and the rationale why) in this podcast filled with invaluable information. Listen to the podcast.

 

 

 

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