If your LinkedIn inbox is overflowing with requests for recommendations, use the new Endorsement feature until you get around to writing those testimonials. LinkedIn, the social network for professionals recently introduced Endorsements, a lightweight way to recommend members in your network. With just one click, you can now endorse your connections for a skill or expertise they’ve listed on their [...]
LinkedIn may not be as sexy as its instant-gratification mates, Facebook and Twitter, but it’s the top social network for professionals. And with targeted search, you don’t have to spend lots of time there. LinkedIn provides a search box on the top navigation bar for people, jobs, groups, companies, etc. A vastly expanded Advance Search feature is available for people [...]
When properly leveraged, LinkedIn can be a powerful tool in your business development and personal marketing arsenal. It’s a great place to “find” and “get found” by prospective clients, colleagues, influencers and industry leaders. Once the “finding” has occurred, a fully-optimized LinkedIn profile tells the story of your professional background in a way that is not only engaging, but also [...]
Yesterday, I came across a spot-on post by Fastcase, Online Privacy Takes Another Hit which was based on the Slate article, The Leaky Nature of Online Privacy . The Slate piece suggests that we consider being more open so that we become more trustworthy. Trustworthy? To whom? I suggest instead, that we pay more attention to tempering our online discourse [...]
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Industries are moving away from paper filled offices and into the cloud. Even the legal profession. Get there quickly with Evernote, a simple, FREE application that simultaneously syncs across your desktop, mobile and on the web.
You’d think as a blogger and a web software developer serving the legal industry that I’d be spending all of my time trying to get lawyers to be as connected as possible. Fat chance. Those who heard me speak at MILOFest or read my Legal Management feature know I’m a fan of getting off the grid. Not just for your [...]